Moët Hennessy Acquires Minority Stake in WhistlePig Rye Whiskey

The French company Moët Hennessy has purchased a minority stake in the U.S. rye whiskey producer WhistlePig. The partnership and minority investment will not impact WhistlePig’s distribution partnerships in North America, the company says, and...

Buffalo Trace Releases Stagg Jr. Winter 2020 Batch

Buffalo Trace Distillery has announced its winter 2020 allocation of Stagg Jr. bourbon whiskey. This is 15th release in the series, weighing in at 131.1 proof. Like previous versions, Stagg Jr. is uncut, unfiltered, aged over eight...

Cascade Moon Edition No. 2 Celebrates 150 Years of George Dickel

George A. Dickel & Co. and Cascade Hollow Distilling Co. have unveiled the latest release in their Cascade Moon Whisky series: Cascade Moon Edition No. 2. Following Cascade Moon Edition No. 1 from this...

Harpoon Brewery and WhistlePig Create Collab Beer, The Bock Hog

The Bock Hog is a new collaboration beer created by Harpoon Brewery and WhistlePig Rye Whiskey. The name is a play on the annual release of The Boss Hog from WhistlePig. The Bock Hog conditions...

Q&A: The State of Beer in 2020-21, with NBWA Chairman Brian Gelner

Brian Gelner chose an interesting year to become chairman of the National Beer Wholesalers Association. Gelner, executive vice president and CFO of Heart of America Beverage Co., took helm of the organization in a...

Founders Brewing Announces 2021 Craft Beer Release Calendar

Founders Brewing, a leading craft producer, has unveiled their 2021 brand calendar, confirming changes and additions to the brewery’s lineup, including several new beers, a brand-new series and new package types. Beginning in April 2021, Founders...

Barton 1792 Unveils Thomas S. Moore Cask Finished Bourbons

Barton 1792 Distillery has launched a new brand, Thomas S. Moore Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskeys. This line features whiskeys finished in a variety of select casks from around the world. The first three expressions will...

Gordon Ramsay Launches Hard Seltzer Line

In the next evolution in celebrity-backed alcohol brands, celebrity chef and TV personality Gordon Ramsay has launched Hell’s Seltzer, a line of hard seltzers hitting shelves early 2021. The four initial flavors are: Berry Inferno...

Interview: Woodford Reserve Master Distiller Chris Morris on Whiskey Trends in 2021

Chris Morris is one of those rare master distillers who become synonymous with whiskey. His four-decade career includes shaping Woodford Reserve into the innovative, global brand it is today, and now also distilling Old...

Four Roses Expansion Continues at Cox’s Creek

There’s space for about 24,000 more barrels of bourbon in Kentucky as Four Roses opens its newest storage facility, Warehouse Y, in Cox’s Creek, KY. Warehouse Y is the second of several new warehouses to...