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Limestone Branch Distillery Releases Yellowstone Select

Limestone Branch Distillery introduces Yellowstone Select Kentucky Straight Bourbon, set to hit the market this month. Bottled at 93 proof and available in a 750ml bottle with a commemorative tube, Yellowstone Select is crafted using hand-selected barrels of 4-year and 7-year Kentucky Straight Bourbon. “Yellowstone Select uses some of the finest hand-selected barrels available to…

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Bardstown Bourbon Company Announces Collaborative Kentucky Whiskey Craft Distilling Program

The Bardstown Bourbon Company, a $25 million development project and future destination experience, is pleased to announce an innovative Collaborative Whiskey, Bourbon, and Rye Wholesale Distilling Program. Slated to open Summer 2016, the new distillery will offer wholesale customers the opportunity to create custom, authentic, Kentucky whiskey products and will also provide comprehensive barrel financing.…

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Old Pulteney Maritime Heroes Award Voting Now Open

Last month, Old Pulteney announced that they were once again partering with US Sailing for the fourth consecutive year to honor men and women in sailing communities around the country for their outstanding humanitarian achievements. The Maritime Heroes Award recognizes those who are making significant contributions to volunteer, educate, advocate or simply encourage others to…

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Woodford Reserve 2015 Holiday Bottle

Woodford Reserve has been one of my (now many) go-to Bourbons for some time. With the holidays upon us, you can celebrate with the release of its 2015 holiday bottle, which is currently on shelves. The limited edition Woodford Reserve holiday bottle features the artwork from Louisville artist Thomas William Foerster. Foerster’s image on the…

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Wild Turkey Announces New Packaging and Branding

Wild Turkey has debuted a new look for its core bourbon and rye whiskey range. While making no changes to the liquid within, the brand has designed new packaging for its global family of products. “While sticking with our traditional recipe and authentic values, we are excited to present new global packaging for Wild Turkey. Proudly…

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The Gift That Matters: 2015 Holiday Whisky Gift Guide

The gift of whisky is not a difficult one, especially when you can walk into most any establishment and find a plethora of holiday gift bundles strewn about the store (your typical bottle comes with branded glassware or higher-end sample bottles). However, there is always the option of going for a bottle that outclasses all…

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Maker’s 46 Review

You cannot miss it – the classically labeled bottle of Bourbon sitting on the shelf with a deep coating of red, dripping wax strewn about its top. That is unmistakably Maker’s Mark and it has been that way since 1958 when Marjorie Samuels, a design enthusiast and wife to the founder of the distillery, T.…

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Deanston Launches Limited Edition Cask Strength 20 Year Old

Deanston has added another unique, hand-crafted single malt to its portfolio – Deanston Oloroso 20 Year Old. This limited edition expression, which is now available, has been bottled at cask strength and without the use of chill-filtration after maturing for 20-years at the Perthshire distillery in ex-Oloroso sherry casks. The taste profile is said to…

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Collingwood Introduces Redesigned Packaging

Collingwood Blended Canadian Whisky released its new package, with a bottle designed to increase consumer appeal through its new screw cap. In an effort to improve overall functionality and increase sustainability of the Collingwood bottle, the extra black cap from previous packaging has been removed. The new front and back labels display a premium appearance…

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Speyburn Arranta Casks Review

Last month, Speyburn, a Speyside distillery, announced Arranta Casks, a limited no age statement (NAS) release, which is said to show off a bolder take on the classic Speyburn flavor profile of citrus, vanilla and honey – “Arranta” meaning ‘bold’, ‘daring’ and ‘intrepid’ in Scottish Gaelic. Made using only first-fill ex-Bourbon casks hand-selected by Speyburn’s Distillery…

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California’s Spirit Works Distillery Releases First Whiskeys

Grain-to-glass craft spirits pioneer Spirit Works Distillery has been waiting patiently to announce the release of their highly anticipated first whiskeys. As of this month, visitors to their Sebastopol, CA tasting room will get a first sip of both their Straight Wheat Whiskey and Straight Rye Whiskey. Beginning December 1, these grain-to-glass whiskies will be on store shelves and…