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...

By the Glass: Unlucky in Love but Lucky in Wine

Verona is home to many things, like an authentic ancient Roman arena that’s still hosting events after two thousand years and a not-so-authentic Juliet’s balcony, modeled after Shakespeare’s tragic heroine. The city is also...

Diageo’s ‘Whiskey 5’ Displays Educate Customers About Taste Profiles

The booming market for brown spirits has attracted numerous new consumers. A full 25% of whiskey purchases are now made by new entrants to the category, according to global drinks company Diageo. This does create potential...

Lagunitas Now Brews Newcastle Brown Ale — How’s it Taste?

Fans of Newcastle Brown Ale will notice a new flavor. That’s because production has moved from the Netherlands to the U.S., where Chicago’s Lagunitas Brewery will now make the beer under a new recipe. Both...

The State of Merlot, 15 Years After ‘Sideways’

It has now been 15 years since the release of the Alexander Payne hit film “Sideways.” Many credited this movie with killing merlot sales when Miles Raymond, played by actor Paul Giamatti, proclaimed “If...

What is a Craft Spirit in 2019?

That the term “craft” has lost its meaning is nothing new. For years now the word has come to mean a broad swatch of things. Both the craft spirits and beer movements have expanded into...

Shock Top Hits the Road this Summer to Help Cities Forget About Winter

Shock Top is helping Boston and other cities recover from a historically snowy winter. In unveiling its summer seasonal beer, the Lemon Shandy, the brand recently kicked off its ‘72° & Shock Top’ campaign. From now through May 7,...

Red Spot Irish Whiskey to Return

Irish Distillers, producers of Jameson, have announced the return of Red Spot Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey. Red Spot was discontinued in the mid-1960s. The expression now rejoins a line of super-premium Irish whiskeys that includes...

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....