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WOODFORD RESERVE LAUNCHES LATEST DISTILLERY SERIES EXPRESSION

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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

“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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‘Incredible craze’ over new Maker’s Mark bourbon

Maker’s Mark is making a new limited bourbon that has a higher alcohol content and it is causing an “incredible craze … like nothing we’ve ever experienced,” chairman emeritus Bill Samuels Jr. told CNBC Wednesday. It is called “Cask Strength,” and it varies between approximately 108 and 114 proof. “High-proof alcohol takes a little adjusting too …

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anCnoc Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky Releases 22 Years Old

anCnoc Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky has announced the first limited release of its 22 Years Old, the latest hand selected addition to the brand’s core range. The whisky, which has been matured in American bourbon and Spanish sherry oak casks at its Knockdhu distillery in Knock, Banffshire, has been bottled in its most natural …

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Sullivans Cove named Australasian Distiller of the Year

Sullivans Cove, Tasmania’s luxury single malt whisky, won a Gold and four Silver medals and was voted Australasian Distiller of the Year at the inaugural Wizards of Whisky blind tasting in London on Friday. Founded by world-renowned whisky writer and commentator Dominic Roscrow to recognise and reward excellence in whisky making outside of Scotland, the …

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