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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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Jameson unveils its 5th annual limited edition bottling

Jameson, has unveiled its fifth annual limited edition bottle as it gears up for St. Patrick’s Day 2015. Designed by award-winning, Dublin-based illustrator, Steve Simpson, the bottle forms the flagship of Jameson’s much-anticipated ‘Hello Dublin’ celebrations in Dublin and around the world this March. Simpson’s innovative design captures the soul, warmth and wit of the …

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Kilbeggan 21yo launches in European travel-retail

Beam Suntory has launched the Kilbeggan 21yo,  a limited-edition bottling of the oldest blended Irish whiskey from the Kilbeggan Distilling Co., across European travel-retail. Available now, the Kilbeggan 21yo is distributed by Maxxium Travel Retail (MTR) in the European travel-retail market. Tt has an ABV of 40% and retails at €99 for a 70cl bottle. With its beautiful …

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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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‘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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Teeling Whiskey Distillery Take Delivery Of New Pot Stills

First new copper pot stills arrive in Dublin in over 125 years. The production of the first Irish whiskey produced in Dublin in over 125 years got one step closer this week when the new Teeling Distillery located in Dublin’s Newmarket in The Liberties took delivery of three new, handcrafted copper pot stills. The pot …

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The Teeling Whiskey Brand returns after 231 years

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Company carrying out feasibility study on new distillery in Dublin To celebrate 231 years of whiskey distilling tradition within the Teeling Family, Independent Irish whiskey maker the Teeling Whiskey Company has launched its flagship premium Irish whiskey brand Teeling Whiskey. The Teeling family are more recently synonymous with Cooley Distillery– which when established in 1987 …

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Jack Daniel’s to launch white whiskey

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Whiskey lovers who are drawn to the golden brown tones of their favourite tipple might need a little time to savour the new offering from Jack Daniel’s. The Tennessee-based distillery has unveiled a colorless unaged rye whiskey for the first time since the Prohibition Era, which will hit stores across the U.S. early next year. …

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Glenfiddich release “Age of Discovery”

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The second release of the Glenfiddich Age of Discovery celebrates the pioneering spirit of American traders who shipped their Bourbon whiskeys down the Mississippi River to New Orleans. The bourbon cask reserve is matured for 19 years in American oak casks previously used to mellow fine bourbon whiskey, with a perfect balance of spicy sweetness, …

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