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Ole Smoky Adds Proper Whiskey To Their Moonshine

Ole Smoky Distillery announced today the national launch of its whiskey line. The company plans to build off the success of the whiskeys’ local Tennessee launch in 2016 by introducing the top three flavors to bars, restaurants and retail stores across the U.S. “We are confident that this business endeavor will bring the company great success. Having two categories under ...

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Wemyss Malts Adds New Vatted Malt, Family Collection, To Line-Up

Family run, independent bottler Wemyss Malts is releasing a new range of blended Scotch malt whiskies that have been produced from the family’s private collection of maturing whisky casks. Rather than use whisky that has been purchased mature and ready to blend, Wemyss Malts has over the past decade sourced oak cask varieties to partner with single malt spirit selected ...

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Moderate Whiskey (Still) Drinking Good For Your Health

Moderate alcohol consumption is associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality from all-causes, according to a new, large study of over 333,000 U.S. adults published yesterday in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. This is the latest study to confirm that moderate drinking is good for your health. The study findings did not differentiate between ...

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New Old Forester Birthday Bourbon Around The Corner

This September, Old Forester Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky, America’s First Bottled Bourbon ™ , will introduce its 17th release of Birthday Bourbon – the annual limited-edition expression created to pay homage to founder George Garvin Brown’s birthday on September 2nd. The 2017 Birthday Bourbon barrel selection was drawn from 12 year old barrels from different warehouses and floors on May ...

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Sazerac’s Tennessee Distillery Goes Operational

Distilling has commenced in Tennessee as Master Distiller John Lunn and Distiller Allisa Henley have cranked up their pot stills and started distilling Tennessee whiskey. A few months ago, John and Allisa sourced sugar maple from a sawmill in Tennessee and burned four ricks in John’s backyard to make the charcoal they are using for the Lincoln County process, essential ...

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