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Glenfarclas Announces 1986 Refill Sherry Butts V

J. & G. Grant have announced the arrival of the Glenfarclas 1986 Refill Sherry Butts V, which takes its place as the fifth limited edition bottling from the Family Collector Series. This expression represents the 5th generation of the Grant family and current chairman of the distillery, John L. S Grant. Previous Family Collector editions have…

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Introducing theUncommonGreen: Not Your Common Barware

As whisky drinkers, we all have our fair share of glassware in the cabinet – some of it fancy, some of it rather simple. How creative does it get, though? With theUncommonGreen, your barware is about to get a lot more attention. Founded in Boston, Massachusetts, a city I miss dearly, UncommonGreen is a modern-day design…

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The Balvenie’s David Stewart Awarded an MBE by Queen Elizabeth II

Earlier this month, The Balvenie Single Malt Scotch Whisky’s Malt Master, David Stewart, was appointed a Member of the Most Excellent Order of The British Empire (MBE) and presented with the MBE medal* on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen for services to the Scotch whisky industry at a ceremony in The Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh,…

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Taste of Summer: Bourbon Cocktail Recipes

Spice up your 4th of July and summer with these Bourbon cocktail recipes from Baker’s, Basil Hayden’s, and Knob Creek Bourbon. Bring the big, full flavor of Knob Creek Bourbon to your weekend festivities and mix up some Knob Creek B&B Old Fashioned cocktails. With ingredients like blueberries and basil, this drink will be the festive and refreshing…

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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…