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English Whiskey Coming to America

By Richard Thomas As recently as the 1990s, whiskey-making was an entirely Scottish thing on the island of Britain, with the art becoming largely defunct in Wales and Scotland for most of the 20th Century. That started changing in the ’00s. Now Wales has a distillery in the form of Penderyn, and at least three distilleries are operating in England. ...

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Ranger Creek Mesquite Single Malt Set For Release

(From Ranger Creek Press Release) After a five month delay, a new Texas whiskey will hit shelves this March, and it will be truly unique to Texas.  Ranger Creek Rimfire is a single malt whiskey lightly smoked with Texas mesquite that was sourced from a local farmer.  Less than 500 cases of this innovative whiskey will be available, commencing with ...

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Angel’s Envy to Release Rum-Finished Rye Whiskey

(From Angel’s Envy Press Release) Louisville Distilling Company is giving whiskey enthusiasts something unique to look forward to this Father’s Day with the release of new Angel’s Envy Rye.  A super-premium whiskey of uncompromising character and quality, this divine creation displays famed Master Distiller Lincoln Henderson’s passion for experimenting outside of conventional norms and producing unique expressions steeped in tradition, ...

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Maker’s Mark Set To Reduce Alcohol Content

By Richard Thomas According to conventional wisdom, increased demand for whiskey around the world has put the supply of whiskey near or into crisis, a circumstance that should induce shortages and/or increased prices. At The Whiskey Reviewer, we have already debunked the assertion that there is a general and widespread whiskey supply crisis, although it is beyond doubt that several ...

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