Interview: Jim Murray on the Evolution of American Whiskey

Among writers, what name is more synonymous with whisky than Jim Murray? The British journalist pioneered full-time whisky writing in the 1990s, and continues to shape the industry with his immensely influential Whisky Bible...
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Drizly Survey: Alcohol Retailers Confident, CBD Doubtful

The pioneering digital alcohol delivery service Drizly recently conducted a nationwide survey of independent alcohol store owners and managers. The results help paint a picture of the state of beverage alcohol retail in America...

Interview: Why Diageo Invested in No-ABV Alcohol

“Wellness” is one of the most talked about consumer trends in 2020. People have become increasingly conscious about what they put into their bodies. A growing offshoot of this cross-category movement is the rise...

5 Scotch Trends in 2020

Sales of single malt Scotch rose 9.6% in America in 2019, reaching $925 million total. That represents an $81-million increase over 2018. What’s driving this growth? Scotch has evolved. For many years this category was...

F&R Distilling Releases TX Straight Bourbon Barrel Proof

The makers of TX Whiskey and TX Bourbon have announced the launch of TX Straight Bourbon Barrel Proof, their newest product that officially hits shelves on March 13, 2020. TX Straight Bourbon Barrel Proof...

Virginia Distillery Co. Launches Courage & Conviction American Single Malt

Virginia Distillery Co. has announced the launch of its long-planned Courage & Conviction series of American single malt whiskies. Courage & Conviction expressions are distilled using 100% North American malted barley. The newly released flagship...

Constellation Brands Ups Investment in Legal Cannabis

The global drinks company Constellation Brands has increased its exposure to legal pot. In August of 2018, Constellation Brands invested $4 billion in the Canadian-based cannabis company Canopy Growth. This week, Constellation Brands announced an...

Everything You Need to Know About Genever

Genever is not Dutch gin. That is a common misconception about this distilled spirit, which boasts a wide variety of styles, and a long, influential history. In terms of flavor, all Genevers have a malt...

Top Tech for Alcohol Retail During COVID-19

Technology has been a boon for beverage alcohol retailers during the COVID-19 crisis. The sudden sweep of the pandemic changed, almost overnight, the way that all stores operated. Protecting the health and safety of...

Goose Island Announces 2020 Bourbon County Stout Lineup, Release Date

Beer collectors, take notice. Your cellars are about to gain some new bottles. Goose Island Brewery has unveiled their 2020 Bourbon County Stout lineup, and announced when these beers will hit retail shelves nationally. This year,...