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Harlem Whisky Festival Set For July

“Whiskey Comes To Harlem” via the inaugural Harlem Whiskey Festival, presented by Uptown. This two-day whiskey and entertainment experience at Marcus Samuelsson’s Red Rooster July 7-8, 2015 will celebrate Harlem’s rich and historical place in whiskey lore dating back to Prohibition, when the standard drink at Connie’s Inn on 7th Ave & 132nd Street was called a “shorty” because it ...

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Peerless Distillery Open In Louisville

By Richard Thomas It’s a year behind the original schedule, but Peerless Distilling opened the doors on their new Louisville, Kentucky distillery yesterday, reviving a century-old brand in the process. Started by Cory Taylor, the great grandson of the founder of the original Peerless Distilling, the new company has plans to start with a line of unaged, legal moonshine-style whiskeys ...

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Q&A With Ryan Burchett of MS River

Ryan Burchett

Talking With Mississippi River Distilling’s Co-Owner and -Distiller By Richard Thomas Iowa’s Mississippi River Distilling isn’t found near a media-friendly major city, such as New York or Chicago, but they have nonetheless risen to become one of the “Four Kings” of American craft whiskey. Started in 2010 by the Burchett brothers, both of whom jumped from white collar office jobs ...

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Green Spot Adds A Wine-Finished Pot Still Whiskey

Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard has unveiled the first ever Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey to be finished in Bordeaux wine casks, Green Spot ChâteauLéoville Barton. The new release adds an innovative, new dimension to the classic Green Spot expression, which is already renowned among whiskey lovers for its exceptional quality. Set in the heart of the Saint Julien appellation in ...

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