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Belle Meade Bourbon Announces Cognac Cask Finish

This month, Belle Meade Cognac Cask Finish joins the distillery’s Sherry Cask Finish as the second product in its “special finish line,” gaining distinction from spending some down-time in flavor-enhancing pedigreed barrels. If you have yet to try Belle Meade’s Sherry Cask Finish Bourbon, I recommend tracking down a bottle. “Like any other ingredient, the…

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Whiskey Fried: New York’s New Upscale Backyard BBQ Festival

The creators of the highly-acclaimed Bacon and Beer Classic are at it again! Cannonball Productions will introduce a new, all-inclusive food and beverage festival, Whiskey Fried, at Brooklyn Expo Center on Saturday, July 9th. Classy meets greasy at this mid-summer extravaganza, which will pair 100+ whiskies and handcrafted cocktails with fried and Southern-inspired dishes from…

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Macallan Raises the Final Pillar with 65 Year Old

The Macallan is delighted to present the sixth and final masterpiece from their prestigious The Macallan in Lalique Six Pillars Collection in partnership with Lalique. The ‘Peerless Spirit’ decanter represents the concluding chapter in the story of The Macallan’s foundation stones, the elements that define the character of this extraordinary single malt. It also showcases the…

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George Dickel Releases Limited 17 Year Old

Beginning in June 2016, whisky aficionados living and traveling in the Volunteer State will have the opportunity to purchase this limited-time, Tennessee-only offering of George Dickel 17-Year-Old. Due to a limited supply that will be strictly allocated, bottles will only be available at George Dickel’s Cascade Hollow Distillery Visitor’s Center in Tullahoma and select retailers…

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Kilchoman Launches 6th Edition of 100% Islay

The Kilchoman distillery is excited to announce the 6th Edition bottling of their 100% Islay range. The Kilchoman 100% Islay is the only single malt produced on-site from barley to bottle. Kilchoman is one of the few traditional farm distilleries, growing it’s own barley, and producing its whisky via floor malting, distilling, maturing and bottling at the distillery. This,…

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Laphroaig launches ‘Lore’: “Richest Single Malt to Date”

To celebrate a legacy of over 200 years of masterful whisky making, Laphroaig has announced the launch of Lore, “its richest single malt whisky expression ever.” Laphroaig distillery manager, John Campbell, created Lore to honor how Laphroaig has been made for the last two centuries. As the name suggests, Lore is inspired by the knowledge…

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Maker’s Mark Releases Commemorative American Pharoah Bottle

In 2015, American Pharoah captivated the hearts of fans worldwide by becoming the first-ever winner of horse racing’s fabled Grand Slam. By sweeping the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes, the Belmont Stakes and the Breeders’ Cup Classic, American Pharoah established himself as one of the greatest racehorses in history. Now, in anticipation of the 2016…

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Popcorn Sutton Releases First Barrel Finished Spirit

Popcorn Sutton Distilling announced the release of its first brown spirit – a limited edition, 92 proof, charred oak barrel finished liquid the company is aptly calling ‘Popcorn Sutton Barrel Finished’. As mountain lore goes, legendary bootlegger, Marvin “Popcorn” Sutton, would sometimes “barrel finish” some of his finest small batch product to later share at special…

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WhistlePig Announces New Limited 15 Year Straight Rye

Not long after the release of the lovely Old World 12 Year wine finished Rye, which is comprised of whiskey matured in three different wine casks – Port, Madeira, and Sauternes – WhistlePig has announced its latest project – WhistlePig 15 Year Vermont Estate Oak Rye. Aged predominantly in Bourbon barrels, the whiskey is decanted into select ex-Bourbon…

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Kilchoman Announces Global Release of Sanaig

Kilchoman has announced the global release of Sanaig, a new continuously available bottling in the distillery’s core range, along with Machir Bay. Named after a rocky inlet North West of the distillery, Sanaig, has a predominantly sherry cask influence owing to the significant time spent in Oloroso sherry casks (my kind of Kilchoman). The aged Oloroso casks…

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Jack Daniel’s Announces Single Barrel Rye

Old news is still good news? Last month, the Jack Daniel Distillery announced the nationwide release of the brand’s third offering within the Single Barrel Collection and first new grain bill in 100 years, Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel Rye. This expression marks the first time consumers can experience a fully matured rye product from Jack Daniel’s. “Rye was one of…

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Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Whiskey Launches 15 Year Old Trilogy

Trilogy is the Oldest Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Whiskey Released To-Date To kick off 2016, and in time for St. Patrick’s Day, Tullamore D.E.W. has announced its latest variant, Tullamore D.E.W. Trilogy, set to arrive in the U.S. market in February 2016. Inspired by the power of three that defines Tullamore D.E.W. – a blend of…

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2015 Maritime Heroes Award Winner to be Granted $5,000 Prize

Late last year, 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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Suntory Announces Yamazaki Sherry Cask 2016

Over its 92-year history, Suntory Whisky has managed numerous sherry casks and sherry malts. Suntory’s Chief Blender Shinji Fukuyo makes a point of visiting the Northern region of Spain himself. He does this to ensure that his selection of Spanish oak be sent to the “bodegas” (sherry wineries) to be made into the sherry casks…

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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…