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Nikka Yoichi 15 Year Old Single Malt

By Jake Emen Rating: A- Nikka Whisky owns and operates two distinct distilleries in Japan. The oldest is the Yoichi distillery, built in 1934, located near the city of Sapporo on the island of Hokkaido. Nikka’s founder, Masataka Taketsuru, had studied at the University of Glasgow and came back to Japan with the ideals of creating authentic and distinguished scotch-style ...

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Catoctin Creek Expanding to Georgia

(From Catoctin Creek Press Release) Catoctin Creek® is now available in Georgia through Savannah Distributing Company, Inc.  The following small-batch, hand-crafted spirits are registered for sale in the state of Georgia: Catoctin Creek Organic Roundstone Rye Catoctin Creek Organic Mosby’s Spirit Catoctin Creek Organic Watershed Gin Catoctin Creek Organic Roundstone Rye CASK PROOF (limited release) Catoctin Creek 1757 Virginia Brandy ...

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English Whiskey Coming to America

By Richard Thomas As recently as the 1990s, whiskey-making was an entirely Scottish thing on the island of Britain, with the art becoming largely defunct in Wales and Scotland for most of the 20th Century. That started changing in the ’00s. Now Wales has a distillery in the form of Penderyn, and at least three distilleries are operating in England. ...

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