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Podcast: Why Are American Whiskey Prices Rising?

Have you noticed that the prices on the bottles of American whiskey that you love continue to tick up, up, up? It's hard to miss it. How much longer can that go on? For...
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Captain Morgan Expands RTD Lineup

Captain Morgan has introduced its newest ready-to-drink series, Captain Morgan Sliced. This is a line of cocktail-inspired malt beverages: Pineapple Daiquiri Style Beverage Strawberry Margarita Style Beverage Passionfruit Hurricane Style Beverage Mango Mai Tai Style Beverage "We didn't just want to introduce another new...
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Grey Goose, Dirty Sue Launch VAPs

Grey Goose and Dirty Sue, a maker of cocktail garnishes and an olive brine formulated for cocktails, have introduced three new martini cocktail value-added packs.  Consumers will receive a free 4-oz. jar of Dirty Sue’s...
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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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Clase Azul Unveils San Luis Potosí Mezcal

Clase Azul México has expanded its portfolio with the newly released Clase Azul Mezcal San Luis Potosí. This join's the company's two existing mezcals: Clase Azul Mezcal Durango and Clase Azul Mezcal Guerrero. Each mezcal in...
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Court Liquors: An Evolution in Retail Variety

Court Liquors in Long Branch, NJ, is located at an interesting consumer cross section. A few minutes’ drive away is Monmouth University, with a student enrollment of around 6,000. Or head south, and you...
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Heaven’s Door Introduces The Exploration Series

Heaven’s Door Spirits, co-founded by Bob Dylan, has announced The Exploration Series, a new collection of limited-edition whiskeys. Heaven’s Door will unveil two unique expressions under The Exploration Series banner annually. These are meant to...
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High West Releases its First Bottled in Bond Whiskey

The newest launch from High West is the company's first-ever bottled in bond whiskey. Bottled-in-bond is a designation that protects the integrity of aged spirits by ensuring each barrel is produced in a single distillation...
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Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg Launch Gin & Juice RTD

At the convergence of the ready to drink (RTD) and celebrity alcohol brand trends is the new Gin & Juice By Dre and Snoop. This is the first release from a newly formed spirits company...
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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...