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Redneck Riviera Whiskey Is Distributed in Kansas by Worldwide Beverage Group


Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ:EAST), maker of craft spirits, today
announced that Redneck Riviera Whiskey is now available in the state of
Kansas. Worldwide Beverage Group, a leading distributor of fine spirits,
wine and beer in the state of Kansas, will provide product to retail,
restaurant and bar accounts throughout the state. Redneck Riviera
Whiskey is a joint collaboration between Eastside and John Rich, the
multi-platinum country-music artist and one-half of the award-winning
duo Big & Rich.

Jarrett Catalani, Senior Vice President of Sales for Eastside
Distilling, said, "We look forward to working with Worldwide Beverage
Group to establish the Redneck Riviera Whiskey brand in the state of
Kansas. This marks the 25th state in which the brand is distributed and
means we are already halfway in to our ultimate goal of being
distributed in every state."

Redneck Riviera Whiskey was launched in February of 2018 and is now
distributed in Texas, California, Louisiana, Alabama, Georgia,
Mississippi, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, North Dakota,
South Dakota, Oregon, Tennessee, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Kentucky, Missouri,
Washington, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Alaska, Illinois, Michigan and

About Worldwide Beverage Group

Founded in 2000, Worldwide continually aspires to be a premier
distribution partner to our suppliers and customers. We take a
progressive approach to the industry and our market by presenting
products of quality and value that meet the demands of our customers.
Built on a cornerstone of hard work, great service, and unwavering
integrity, our cohesive culture allows us to exceed our suppliers'
expectations and to identify and strive to meet our customers' needs.
Our portfolio of Wine, Spirits, and Beer has been carefully selected by
our dedicated and talented team and is distributed throughout the state
of Kansas.

About Redneck Riviera

Redneck Riviera is a privately held lifestyle brand that celebrates
America's hard-working men and women. Built for people who live to turn
up the music and have fun with friends and family, Redneck Riviera is
America's "Work Hard, Play Hard" brand that offers something for
everyone who likes to rock the red, white and blue all year long.
Launched in 2014, the brand brings these values to life through
footwear, apparel, hospitality, food, spirits and licensed products in a
variety of categories. Redneck Riviera has expanded its reach with the
opening of honky-tonk bar Redneck Riviera Las Vegas and a Nashville
location opening in 2018. More information can be found here.

About Eastside Distilling

Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ:EAST) has been producing
high-quality, award-winning craft spirits in Portland, Oregon since
2008. The company is distinguished by its highly decorated product
lineup that includes Burnside Bourbon, West End American Whiskey, Goose
Hollow Reserve, Below Deck Rums, Portland Potato Vodka, Hue-Hue Coffee
Rum and a distinctive line of fruit infused spirits. Eastside Distilling
is majority owner of Big Bottom Distilling (makers of The Ninety One
Gin, Navy Strength Gin and Delta Rye whiskey) and the Redneck Riviera
Whiskey Co. All Eastside, Big Bottom and Redneck Riviera spirits are
crafted from natural ingredients for quality and taste. Eastside's
MotherLode Bottling subsidiary is one of the Northwest's leading
independent spirit bottlers and ready-to-drink canners. For more
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Important Cautions Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

Certain matters discussed in this press release may be forward-looking
statements. Such matters involve risks and uncertainties that may cause
actual results to differ materially, including the following: changes in
economic conditions; general competitive factors; acceptance of the
Company's products in the market; the Company's success in obtaining new
customers; the Company's success in product development; the Company's
ability to execute its business model and strategic plans; the Company's
success in integrating acquired entities and assets, and all the risks
and related information described from time to time in the Company's
filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), including
the financial statements and related information contained in the
Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K and interim Quarterly Reports on
Form 10-Q. Examples of forward-looking statements in this release may
include statements related to our strategic focus, product verticals,
anticipated revenue, and profitability. The Company assumes no
obligation to update the cautionary information in this release.

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