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Michter’s To Release This Year’s 10 Year Old Bourbon

Shortly after the induction of Michter’s Master Distiller Emeritus Willie Pratt into Whisky Magazine’s Hall of Fame, Michter’s Master Distiller Pamela Heilmann is celebrating with the release of Michter’s 10 Year Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon. In a ceremony held in New York on February 28th, Whisky Magazine inducted Willie Pratt as the 40th member of its Hall of Fame. The one ...

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Hochstadter’s Rye Coming Out With A 16 Year Old

The Cooper Spirits Co., an independent producer of innovative, quality- focused spirits, announces the first ultra-premium Hochstadter’s offering: Hochstadter’s Family Reserve Straight Rye Whiskey. Aged 16 years, the 7,500 bottle limited release is a 123.8 proof, cask strength straight rye whiskey created for the most discerning connoisseurs and collectors. Hochstadter’s Family Reserve is made from 100 percent farm-grown rye grain ...

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James E. Pepper Distillery Project Picks Up Master Distiller

The James Pepper Distilling Co., producer of the (currently sourced) James E. Pepper ‘1776’ whiskey brand, is pleased to announce that Aaron Schorsch has joined the team in the role of Master Distiller at the historic James E. Pepper Distillery in Lexington, KY.  Prior to joining the Pepper distillery, Schorsch spent 10 years as a Distillery Production Operator at the ...

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Taiwan’s Kavalan Starts Sherry And Port Cask Series

As Kavalan Single Malt Whisky celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2016 and making plans to expand its distilling capacity by breaking ground on a second distillery, the distillery located in Taiwan’s Yilan County now introduces a range of whiskies that explore the array of sherry styles plus port and their impact on maturation in Taiwan’s sub-tropical climate. Already winning awards ...

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WhistlePig Releases Its First (Partial) Farm To Bottle Whiskey

WhistlePig announced today the launch of FarmStock, the company’s much-anticipated estate release featuring whiskey distilled, aged, and bottled on its farm in Vermont. It is the culmination of the company’s founding vision to create a truly farm-to-bottle distillery, housing nearly every aspect of the whiskey-making process in one place. “FarmStock is our story,” said Raj Peter Bhakta, Founder of WhistlePig. ...

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