Buffalo Trace Unveils 2018 Antique Collection Whiskeys

Fall is upon us, which means Buffalo Trace Distillery will soon release its annual 2018 Antique Collection of whiskeys. The collection will once again feature five limited-release whiskeys of various ages, recipes and proofs, with...

Jack Daniel’s Opens Two New Tour Facilities As Part of 150th Anniversary

The Jack Daniel Distillery announced today the official opening of Barrel House 1-14 and the reconstructed Motlow House as part of its 150th anniversary celebration. Both facilities will be highlighted aspects of the guest...

7 Whiskey Trends in 2018

Whiskey is amidst a new golden age. American whiskey grew 6.4% in volume in 2017 to reach 23.2 million 9-liter cases. Bourbon's volume increased 6.7% last year to 20 million cases. Canadian and Irish remained on fire, as...

Bols 100% Malt Spirit

Lucas Bols announced that for the first time its original-recipe, Bols 100% Malt Spirit, will be available in select U.S. markets beginning Feb. 1st. Only 200 cases of Bols 100% Malt Spirit will ship to New...

Global Spirits Consumption to Hit 3.2 Billion Cases by 2020

The global spirits market is forecast to grow by almost 122 million nine-litre cases between 2014 and 2020, and to surpass 3.2 billion cases by 2020, according to the latest forecast data from the...

Rock and Rye 100-Proof 6-Year Whiskey

The Cooper Spirits Co. has announced a 6-year-old, 100-proof Hochstadter’s Slow & Low Rock and Rye, a higher proof limited-edition of its standard bottling. This has a drier taste profile than Slow & Low 84...

Why The 2015 Beaujolais Vintage Could Be The Best Since 1947

The King of Beaujolais liked what he tasted from 2015. Legendary French winemaker and merchant Georges Duboeuf was on hand Wednesday to present his company’s 2015 Beaujolais vintage of small-batch Domaine and Chateau Cru wines....

6 Craft Beer Stats To Watch in 2017

What stats and trends will define craft beer in 2017? For the answer, look back at 2016, when the category faced a conundrum. On one hand, the craft beer business continued to expand in 2016....

8 American Whiskey Trends in 2019

No question about it: American whiskey is in a new golden era. Category sales have reached heights unseen since the 1960s, the last time brown spirits boomed. But that prior golden period came before the...

Spiced and Flavored Rums Drive Growth

If you’re looking for liveliness and interest in rum these days, it’s probably happening in the flavored and spiced sector of the category. Rum’s overall woes are well known, and the general category was down...