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New Parker’s Heritage To Be A Single Barrel Bourbon

Heaven Hill Distillery announced today the 2017 limited edition release of Parker’s Heritage Collection – an 11-year-old, Single Barrel Bourbon. The eleventh edition will be shipping into select markets across the country beginning in September. The 2017 edition showcases what Parker felt was one of his greatest achievements throughout his more than 50 years of distilling experience – the introduction ...

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Italy’s Puni Whisky Introduces A New Single Malt

Puni, Italy’s first whisky distillery, has introduced a new single malt. This new expression, Puni Sole, is the fourth overall and the third to their regular, core range. After an initial maturation of two years in ex-Bourbon barrels from the United States, Puni Sole was finished for another two years in Pedro Ximénez sherry casks from Spain. “Sole” means sun ...

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Stock Spirits Group Buys Minority Stake in Dublin Liberties Distillery

Stock Spirits Group has purchased a one-quarter interest in Quintessential Brands, the parent company of Dublin Liberties Distillery (DLD), amounting to an €18.3m investment in the project. The distillery began life as the Dublin Whiskey Company (DWC), the first project to start an urban distillery in Dublin. Two other projects were later announced, that of Teeling Whiskey Company and the ...

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James Pepper Distillery Gets Historic License, Set To Open In Fall

The James Pepper Distilling Co., bottler of the James E. Pepper ‘1776’ whiskey brand, is pleased to announce that it has received and revived its Federal distillery permit for the historic distillery currently being rebuilt in Lexington, Kentucky: DSP-KY-5, the 5th Distilled Spirits Plant license ever issued in the state of Kentucky. Nowadays, newly assigned DSP numbers are sequenced in ...

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Moet Hennessy Buys Woodinville Whiskey

By Richard Thomas In the most recent example of a major international drinks company buying an American craft distillery, French liquor and wine conglomerate Moet Hennessy has bought Washington-based Woodinville Whiskey. The financial terms are undisclosed at this time. This is the second such deal in Washington state alone, as Remy Cointreau bought Westland Distillery this past December. Moet Hennessy ...

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