Von Payne Black Whiskey: Award-Winning Craft Distiller Releases Highly Anticipated Batch #4

 Von Payne Spirits, LLC, a Clearwater, Florida based craft distiller, announces the release of Batch #4 of their distinctive Von Payne Black Blended Whiskey Infused with Natural Black Currant. In response to customer and industry demand, Batch #4 is the largest release thus far, with 50% of the inventory pre-sold ahead of production.

The company’s dedication to the craft of premium whiskey-making is evident in the exceptional taste and design of their product as they continue to focus on the details and refinement of their blend, infusion, and packaging. Von Payne has received significant attention with its iconic gargoyle pour spout that adorns every bottle and the overwhelming positive reviews of their whiskey. Since its launch in January 2022, the company’s unique whiskey has won seven industry awards, including gold for taste and platinum for design at the SIP Awards.

Von Payne Spirits will showcase Batch #4 at the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) Convention April 2nd – 5th in Orlando, FL. This event will allow industry professionals and enthusiasts to experience the distinctive taste of Von Payne Black and its intentionally different approach to the spirits market.

Founder of Von Payne Spirits, LLC, Steve Allen, commented on the company’s rapid growth, saying, “We are humbled and thrilled by the market demand for Von Payne and exceeding our growth goals so quickly. We are working hard to meet the demand and are focused on ramping up production faster than anticipated. We are excited to see what the future holds.”

With Batch #4 expected to sell out within weeks, Von Payne is already working on its next and even larger batch as they expand their distribution footprint to make it more accessible to whiskey enthusiasts.

For more information about Von Payne Spirits, LLC, and to stay updated on future releases, visit their website at www.VonPayne.com or follow them on social media @VonPayneWhiskey.

About Von Payne Spirits, LLC

Quickly gaining recognition for its distinctive taste, iconic branding and innovative packaging, Von Payne Spirits, LLC, based in Clearwater Florida, is changing how people think about whiskey. Their first creation, Von Payne Black Blended Whiskey Infused with Natural Black Currant, was released in January of 2022 and has rapidly been accepted into the market as an award-winning premium product.

Known for their embrace of alternative subcultures, Von Payne Spirits promotes the belief that “different is good” and is driven by their mission to bring different people together for interesting experiences and conversations. Their gargoyle pour spout that adorns every bottle of Von Payne calls to gather anyone that has ever felt different and wants to share their unique experience and tastes with others.

Von Payne is expanding the whiskey market beyond the status-quo and giving experienced whiskey enthusiast something new to love. Discover the Pleasure of Payne.

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Dr. Paula Payne Hardin’s Book Helps Readers Prepare for Successful Aging

The author strives to help readers, especially those reaching midlife, make impactful choices in midlife and find meaning and renewed vitality and positivity as they age.

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Check out Dr. Paula Payne Hardin’s “What are you doing with the rest of your life?: Choices in Midlife” at the Tucson Festival of Books 2022.

The adult development guide “What are you doing with the rest of your life?: Choices in Midlife” by Dr. Paula Payne Hardin aims to increase the sense of opportunity among adults encouraging them to prepare for (successful) aging.


Dr. Hardin’s research points out that it is necessary for adults, especially those reaching midlife, to look with courage and honesty at the direction they are taking in life and decide whether it’s what they truly want. The author said, “I hope you bend your ear toward the deep inner call that comes to you in midlife, urging you to become more than you realize you are.”


Dr. Hardin wrote “What are you doing with the rest of your life?: Choices in Midlife” to help her readers navigate the changes and challenges brought by aging and embrace the opportunities it offers. The book is filled with stories, poems, quotes, as well as facts, theories, and true-life experiences. All of these the author includes to help readers become better acquainted with the inevitable – to help them face life’s challenging journey as they move into the second half of life.


“Aging well does not mean the absence of problems. It does mean we can choose to prepare for and recognize a fork in the road that comes to us during the second half of life.”


It is Dr. Paula Payne Hardin’s hope that her book “What are you doing with the rest of your life?: Choices in Midlife” will help readers recognize the problems that may confront them as they grow older. This book will help them avoid unnecessary suffering and drive their focus towards attitudes and activities that bring them joy and fulfillment to their lives and to those around them.


Dr. Paula Payne Hardin’s “What are you doing with the rest of your life?: Choices in Midlife” will be publicly displayed at the exhibit that self-publishing and book marketing company ReadersMagnet will put up at the 2022 Tucson Festival of Books on March 12-13, 2022, at the University of Arizona Mall, Tucson, AZ. Make sure not to miss this out.


Welcome aging with grace and an open mind. Order a copy of the book today on Amazon. 



What are you doing with the rest of your life?: Choices in Midlife

Author | Paula Payne Hardin

Published date | April 29, 2019

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Book retail price | $10.95


Author Bio


Paula Hardin obtained her doctorate in education from Northern Illinois University with a research emphasis on adult development, particularly the choices of midlife that shape the second half of life. For her post-doctoral master’s degree in Pastoral Studies from Loyola University, she focused on stages of spiritual development as found in religious literature.


Dr. Hardin is a teacher, writer, and lecturer. She directed Midlife Consulting Services and the Hardin Generativity Trust in Chicago. She has trekked with her husband, David, and dear friends around the world from the Himalayas to Botswana. Now an elder in her late 80s, she is enjoying her extended family, kayaking, cats, nature, solitude, and writing.