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Tennessee Launches Its Own Whiskey Trail

When the Kentucky Distillers Association launched the Kentucky Bourbon Trail in 1999, whiskey tourism was in its infancy, there was no bourbon or craft whiskey boom, and the trail had just 10 stops. The Tennessee Distillers Guild gets its tourist project started under very different circumstances, and on Monday it announced the official launch of the Tennessee Whiskey Trail, a ...

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Knob Creek Marks 25th Anniversary With Special Edition

In 1992, sixth generation Beam Master Distiller Booker Noe created Knob Creek Bourbon, a forerunner of the small batch bourbons of the 1990s that laid the foundation of today’s bourbon boom. The 9 year old Knob Creek Small Batch Bourbon became one of four expressions in the seminal Beam Small Batch Collection, along with Booker’s, Baker’s and Basil Hayden. Twenty-five ...

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Alabama’s Clyde May Has A Cask-Strength 9 Year Old

Clyde May’s Whiskey is pleased to announce its newest release, a limited-edition 117-proof 9-year Cask Strength whiskey. This is the second limited-edition Cask Strength whiskey from Clyde May’s. Last year’s version, an 8-year Clyde May’s Cask Strength, sold out in a matter of months. This smooth-tasting whiskey will debut on select store shelves nationwide in time for Father’s Day, on ...

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Jim Beam Black Bourbon Review (NAS)

Jim Beam Black (NAS)

By Father John Rayls Average Rating: B If you’ve been living under a rock for the last 5 years, you might not have noticed that the world of whiskey has been undergoing some dramatic changes. The record demand for all-things whiskey has brought about an unprecedented explosion in new distillery startups, and there have been new innovations and experimentation from ...

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