Category Archive: USA

WOODFORD RESERVE LAUNCHES LATEST DISTILLERY SERIES EXPRESSION

The Woodford Reserve Distillery in Kentucky, has announced the launch of latest release in its innovative Distillery Series. Woodford Reserve Frosty Four Wood (45.2% ABV) is a unique batching of mature Woodford Reserve bourbon, aged in American Oak and finished in barrels made from maple wood, sherry wood and port wood. Commenting on the new …

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Woodford Reserve releases Double Oaked

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Kentucky whiskey brand, Woodford Reserve has announced its latest expression in Australia, the Woodford Reserve Double Oaked, which was released by owner Brown-Forman last week. Woodford Reserve Double Oaked, which originally launched in the US in 2012, has an ABV of 43.2 per cent for the Australian market and retails for $75. It is available …

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WOODFORD RESERVE PAYS HOMAGE TO PAST DISTILLERS WITH NEW WHITE CORN BOURBON

Woodford Reserve has announced the launch of a new white corn bourbon, inspired by the craftsmanship and vision of past distillers Oscar Pepper and James Crow and their original use of white corn in their whiskey production process from the late-1830s to the 1850s. Woodford Reserve Master’s Collection 1838 Style White Corn Bourbon (45.2% ABV) …

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SAZERAC CO ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF 1792 SWEET WHEAT BOURBON

Sazerac, the American drinks producer and owner of brands including Buffalo Trace, Eagle Rare, George T Stagg and Old Rip Van Winkle, has announced the launch of a new expression to its 1792 bourbon brand; Sweet Wheat. 1792 Sweet Wheat (49.6% ABV) was distilled back in 2007 and made with a recipe of corn, wheat, …

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New Bourbons From Jim Beam & Diageo’s Orphan Barrel Project

Jim Beam is returning to a place in Bourbon history with the release of Jim Beam Bonded, a 4-year-old Bourbon that takes some of its heritage from the US Government’s “Bottled in Bond Act of 1897.” That law reserves the labeling of “Bottled in Bond” for whiskies at least four years old, bottled at 50% …

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Bookers unveils first batch of new limited edition releases

Booker’s Bourbon has unveiled the inaugural batch of its limited-edition collection celebrating founding distiller Booker Noe’s legacy as the father of small batch bourbon. One of the few bourbons available today bottled straight from the barrel, Booker’s will now feature limited-edition labels inspired by Booker Noe’s love of bourbon, family and the spirit of experimentation. …

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Moonshine whiskey makes a comeback in NY City

The un-aged white whiskey that established itself as the drink of choice during the roaring 20s has made a stylish return in the form of Manhattan Moonshine. The new un-aged whiskey in an Art Deco-style bottle has been launched by The Manhattan Moonshine Company, established in 2013 by William Kehler “to create the greatest un-aged …

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Woodford Reserve announces the launch of its Kentucky Straight Rye

Woodford Reserve has announced the release of its latest permanent product extension, Woodford Reserve Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey. This latest release showcases the company’s ongoing commitment to both whiskey lovers and innovation within the industry. Woodford Reserve Rye (45.2%) is the third permanent line extension to join the portfolio, which includes the original Woodford Reserve …

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Jim Beam release refreshed Pre-Prohibition style Rye Whiskey

Jim Beam has announced the release of a refreshed – Pre-Prohibition Style version of its Kentucky straight rye whiskey The new Jim Beam Pre-Prohibition Style Rye (45% ABV) has a distinct spicy flavour and long, soft finish, and makes the product perfectly mixable for any classic or contemporary rye whiskey cocktail.Founded in 1795, Jim Beam …

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Maker’s Mark sued over ‘handmade’ claim on label of its bourbon

“Maker’s Mark isn’t new to this question,” said bourbon expert Chuck Cowdery, who cites wax dipping and human oversight of processes as evidence that the company can claim that its bourbon is “handmade. The Kentucky bourbon maker is the latest high-profile spirit to face legal claims over labeling. Maker’s Mark has been accused of lying …

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