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ALBANY FIREWOLVES PARTNER WITH ALBANY DISTILLING COMPANY

Introduce FireWolves Branded ‘Wolf Bite’ Ready To Drink Canned Cocktail

ALBANY, NEW YORK – The Albany FireWolves, of the National Lacrosse League (NLL), today announce that the organization has partnered with Albany Distilling Company to create a ready to drink canned cocktail called ‘Wolf Bite.’  Wolf Bite is a blueberry lemonade vodka flavored cocktail served in a FireWolves branded can.  

“We thrive on developing nontraditional partnerships and we really nailed it with this one!” said George Manias, President of the FireWolves.  “In collaboration with Albany Distilling Company, we created a unique partnership where we will have a great presence in local liquor stores, bars, and restaurants around the Capital Region.  During watch parties and promotional appearances, fans can support the team while enjoying a great tasting beverage and representing their hometown team.  In addition, the Times Union Center will be offering Wolf Bite to fans during all FireWolves home games.  Beginning December 1, fans will start seeing Wolf Bite in many local establishments and we hope they give it a try. They will not be disappointed!”  

Located in Albany, just down the road from the Times Union Center, The Albany Distilling Company was founded in early 2011, just as the craft distilling boom began.  Now, a decade after its inception, Albany Distilling Company’s portfolio boasts a large range of spirits, including a variety of whiskeys, unaged rum inspired by an 18th century distillery located here in Albany, vodka and other various products created in collaboration with other small local businesses.   

Albany Distilling also offers a variety of canned cocktails in a broad range of flavors and ingredients using their ALB Vodka.  The ‘ALB On The Go’s’ are a line of pre-mixed cocktails canned at 5% alcohol by volume.  Unlike most other spiked seltzers on the market, Albany Distilling Company’s canned cocktails are made with vodka rather than malt.  As of December 1, Wolf Bite will be available at Albany Distilling Company for purchase. 

“We couldn’t be more excited to be a sponsor of the Albany FireWolves,” said Rick Sicari, Co-Owner of Albany Distilling Company.  “Supporting all things Albany is very important to us, and we can’t think of any better way to show our city some love than collaborating with our professional lacrosse team to create our newest, and maybe our best yet, ‘ALB On The Go Flavor,’ the Wolf Bite!”   

Do not miss your opportunity to witness history!  Fans can secure their tickets for the historic inaugural 2021-22 FireWolves home opener today!  For more information regarding home opener tickets, visit https://albanyfirewolves.com/tickets/2021-22-home-opener/ or call/text the FireWolves front office at 518-362-4900. 

The Albany FireWolves 2021-22 Inaugural Season is presented by CDPHP.  

About Albany FireWolves 

The Albany FireWolves is the Capital Region’s very own Professional Box Lacrosse team, playing in the National Lacrosse League out of the Times Union Center in downtown Albany, NY. For more information, contact the Albany FireWolves Front Office at (518) 362-4900 or visit AlbanyFireWolves.com. Follow the team on Facebook at facebook.com/AlbFireWolves, Twitter @AlbFireWolves, and Instagram @AlbFireWolves. 

About the National Lacrosse League  

The National Lacrosse League (NLL) is North America’s premier professional lacrosse league. Founded in 1986, the NLL ranks third in average attendance for pro indoor sports worldwide, behind only the NHL and NBA. The League is comprised of 15 franchises across the United States and Canada: Albany FireWolves, Buffalo Bandits, Calgary Roughnecks, Colorado Mammoth, Georgia Swarm, Halifax Thunderbirds, Las Vegas NLL, New York Riptide, Panther City Lacrosse Club (TX), Philadelphia Wings, Rochester Knighthawks, San Diego Seals, Saskatchewan Rush, Toronto Rock, and Vancouver Warriors.  

For more information, visit NLL.com and find @NLL on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. For more information visit NLL.com.  

About ASM Global 

ASM Global is the world’s leading venue management and services company. The company was formed by the combination of AEG Facilities and SMG, global leaders in venue and event strategy and management. The company’s elite venue network spans five continents, with a portfolio of more than 325 of the world’s most prestigious arenas, stadiums, convention, and exhibition centers, and performing arts venues. From Aberdeen to Anchorage, and Sydney to Stockholm, its venues connect people through the unique power of live experiences. ASM Global’s diverse portfolio of clients benefit from the company’s depth of resources and unparalleled experience, expertise and creative problem solving. Each day, the company’s 61,000 passionate employees around the world deliver locally tailored solutions and cutting-edge technologies to deliver maximum results for venue owners and amazing experiences for guests. By consistently looking for new ways to envision, innovate and empower the spaces and places that bring people together, ASM Global elevates the human spirit while delivering the highest value for all stakeholders. For more information, please visit www.asmglobal.com.  

About Times Union Center 

Times Union Center is a full-service entertainment and sports facility featuring a wide variety of family shows, sporting events, trade shows and concerts. Owned by Albany County and managed by ASM Global, Times Union Center opened in 1990 and is home to the Albany FireWolves of the National Lacrosse League, the Albany Empire of the National Arena League and the Division I Men’s College Basketball Siena Saints. For more information, please visit www.timesunioncenter-albany.com 

About CDPHP® 

Established in 1984, CDPHP is a physician-founded, member-focused and community-based not-for-profit health plan that offers high-quality affordable health insurance plans to members in 26 counties throughout New York. CDPHP is also on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Instagram. 

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