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Yellowstone Unveils Rum Cask Finish Bourbon

Kentucky-based Limestone Branch Distillery has announced the second release in its Yellowstone Special Finishes Collection: Yellowstone Rum Cask Finish. This is the latest innovation from master distiller Stephen Beam, and it is set to reach...
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Beam Suntory, U of Kentucky Continue Collegiate Partnership

The University of Kentucky James B. Beam Institute for Kentucky Spirits and Beam Suntory have renewed their strategic partnership to help strengthen the school's classes and research for the distilling industry. Beam Suntory will donate...
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Smooth Ambler Brings Back Old Scout 7 Bourbon

Smooth Ambler has welcomed back Old Scout 7 Bourbon to the brand family. When Smooth Ambler’s founder John Little first started “scouting” for whiskey in 2011, he launched Old Scout 7. The goal was to...
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Making Sense of Fortified Wines

Fortified wines are wines to which distilled spirit has been added at the winery. They usually contain 15 to 20% alcohol, so they taste stronger and feel heavier than standard wines, and are served...
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Lisa Wicker Named Master Distiller at Garrard County

The Atlanta-based spirits company Staghorn has named Lisa Wicker as the first master distiller of its recently opened Garrard County Distilling Co. in Lancaster, KY. The former Widow Jane Distillery leader will oversee whiskey making...
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Penelope Tokaji Cask Finish Rye Returns for 2024

Penelope Bourbon Tokaji Cask Finish will return to retailers this month in a limited allocation of 1,900 (6-pack) cases. Tokaji Cask Finish straight rye whiskey is meant to capture the late harvest notes of Tokaji...
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Ten To One Debuts Five Origin Select Rum

Caribbean-owned Ten To One Rum has kicked off Black History Month with the debut of its latest and third permanent expression: Five Origin Select. Bottled at 92 proof, this blend includes rums from Trinidad, Barbados, the Dominican...
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New Riff Names New Master Distiller

New Riff Distilling has announced that head distiller Brian Sprance has been named master distiller, the first designation in the distillery’s history. Sprance has been with the company since its inception in 2014.  Ahead of the...
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Garrard County Distilling Opens $250M Facility in KY

In another sign of the booming bourbon industry, Garrard County Distilling Co. has opened a new, $250+ million facility in Lancaster, KY. Atlanta-based spirits company Staghorn is behind the project. The site includes dual 45-feet...
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Pronghorn Invests In New England Barrel Company

Pronghorn, a platform that's rethinking the template for how to effectively diversify industries for any underrepresented group, has named New England Barrel Company (NEBCo) as the next seed investment in its spirits portfolio of...