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Woodford Reserve Concludes Distillery Series Rye Trio

Woodford Reserve announces the latest Distillery Series expression: French Oak Cask Finished Rye. The Distillery Series includes seven different expressions and showcases Woodford Reserve’s continued commitment to providing an unmatched whiskey experience through innovation and craftsmanship. Following the 2017 release of Blended Rye and Toasted Oak Rye, French Oak Cask Finished Rye is the final expression of a triplet of ...

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Heaven Hill Expands Bernheim Into World’s Biggest Bourbon Plant

Heaven Hill Distillery yesterday dedicated the expansion of its Bernheim facility, creating the single largest Bourbon production site after a $25 million investment. Congressman John Yarmuth (D-KY) and Mayor Greg Fischer joined Heaven Hill President Max L. Shapira and Master Distiller Denny Potter in a toast to the latest advancement in industry innovation. Dating back to 1871, the historic site ...

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Sweden’s Mackmyra Releases An Italian Wine-Finished Single Malt

Mackmyra’s latest seasonal release, Skördetid, is a malt whisky with a six months finish in Masi Costasera Amarone casks, which results in a whisky with sweet, vinous notes of grapes, raisins and a herbal spiciness. Skördetid, which is Swedish for “harvest time”, is the result of close collaboration between Mackmyra and the Italian wine producer Masi, and is available in ...

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Diageo Plans To Revive Brora And Port Ellen By 2020

British-based drinks conglomerate Diageo announced last week that they would reopen to long shuttered, iconic Scotch Whisky distilleries: Brora and Port Ellen. Diageo expects to invest £35 million and reopen the facilities by 2020. Whiskies made by this pair of distilleries before their closures are among the most highly sought after in the world by aficionados and collectors. When Diageo ...

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Yellowstone LE 2017 Bourbon Now In Distribution

Limestone Branch Distillery has brought out the 2017 Yellowstone Limited Edition Kentucky Straight Bourbon. This year’s limited edition combines hand-selected, seven and 12-year Kentucky Straight bourbons, with a special addition of Limestone Branch Distillery’s first available, in-house 4-year Kentucky Straight bourbon. The bourbon is then rested in once-filled, double seasoned barrels, which are toasted and then lightly charred. “We are ...

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