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Q&A With Sullivans Cove Distillery

Patrick Maguire, Sullivans Cove's Master Distiller

Interview with the Award-Winning Tasmanian Distillery By Richard Thomas Sullivans Cove wasn’t the first whisky distillery to come out of Australia’s early 1990s legalization, but it got started early and has come out twenty years later at the forefront of one of the most vibrant of the world’s new national whiskey industries. The distillery now has three single malt expressions ...

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What’s Great And New In Irish Whiskey

Teeling Irish Whiskey

By Richard Thomas Irish whiskey is booming, so much so that it seems a week doesn’t pass without a new distillery breaking ground or a new expression launch making a splash. This boom is a golden age in Irish whiskey for American drinkers in particular, since so much of what is going on in Ireland has the American market firmly ...

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Templeton Rye: Mired In Pigswill?

By Richard Thomas Iowa-based Templeton Rye found itself at the center of a minor flap after announcing their Templeton Rye Pork Project earlier this week. The project calls for using Templeton Rye’s spent mash grain as animal feed to raise premium hogs. Since turning spent grain over to animal feed is a standard practice in the distilling industry, ostensibly the ...

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