Michter’s Cancels September Toasted Barrel Release, Announces Distillery Expansion

Michter's Distillery will not be releasing its Michter's US*1 Toasted Barrel Bourbon during 2016 after having to allocate whiskey elsewhere to meet demand, the...

Blog: Sampling Maker’s Mark Wood-Customization Program

The first batches of Maker’s Mark Private Select, the bourbon brand’s wood-selection customization program, became available this spring. Marriott and Maker’s Mark hosted a...

Interview: WhistlePig’s Michael Hodge on Producing a 15YO, Vermont-Oak Finished Rye

Fans of rye whiskey have never had it better. The craft boom has powered a surge of interest in this classic category, leading to...

Rapper Drake Unveils First Look at Whiskey Brand

Drake took another step recently towards joining the ranks of musicians who become alcohol entrepreneurs. Last month the rapper unexpectedly announced on Instagram that he would...

Interview: Yellow Rose Distilling and Texas’ Budding Whiskey Industry

Texas whiskey is a surprisingly new thing. While one might think that brown spirits and Texas pair together naturally, it's actually rather difficult to distill whiskey in...

Rapper Drake Teases His Own Whiskey Launch

What's hotter right now than musicians launching or becoming involved with alcohol brands? From Diddy and Cîroc, to JT and Sauza 901, to 2 Chainz and Jaegermeister, the music entertainment...

Interview: Woodford Reserve Master Distiller Chris Morris on His New Distillery...

Woodford Reserve joined a growing movement in whiskey last year by starting its own limited-release, small-batch line. The Woodford Reserve Distillery Series launched last July with Double Double Oaked and Sweet Mash Redux,...

Orphan Barrel Launches Gifted Horse, an Accidental Whiskey

Misfortune can sometimes turn into opportunity. Even better when there’s whiskey involved. Such was the case with the seventh release from Diageo’s Orphan Barrel line:...

The Rise of Rye: Bourbon’s Spicier Sibling is Having a Moment

Rye whiskey is enjoying a renaissance. For the first time in a century, the category is growing rapidly. Sales are up 530% since 2009,...

Maker’s Mark Increases Production with New Still

Maker’s Mark Distillery’s third still has gone live at the company's production facility at Loretto, KY. This will increase production of Maker’s Mark bourbon. The third still is a mirror...
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