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Diageo Unveils Orphan Barrel Whiskey

By Richard Thomas Drinks giant Diageo officially launched its much-rumored Orphan Barrel Whiskey Distilling Company yesterday, releasing two very aged, super premium bourbon whiskeys. “Orphan Barrel Whiskey Distilling Company” is not actually a distillery in and of itself. Instead, it represents a vehicle for moving stock found at the old Stitzel-Weller warehouses in Louisville. Barterhouse Whiskey is a 20 year ...

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Chicago Distilling Up, Running, and Open

By Richard Thomas Following in the footsteps of the brewpub — a micro-brewery cum bar — a handful of joint micro-distillery/cocktail bar outfits have started up in the last year or so, combining urban micro-distilling with the mixology craze that has driven the renewed American interest in spirits to such a large extent. Chicago Distilling Company, which opened its doors ...

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Buffalo Trace To Release 12th Single Oak Bourbon

Buffalo Trace Distillery releases the twelfth round of the Single Oak Project Bourbon which focuses on tree cut, with difference in using oak from the top and bottom of the tree to age bourbon.  Wood grain size and recipe also vary. All other variables in this experiment remain constant – char level, warehouse type, stave seasoning, and entry proof. The ...

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Ranger Creek Texas Whiskey Comes To Nashville

San Antonio-based Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling has entered into a distribution agreement with Lipman Brothers to make their award-winning line-up of Texas whiskeys available in Tennessee starting Feb. 7.  The 3-year old distillery’s products have been available only in Texas up until now.  Recent recognition for their flagship Texas bourbon has increased out-of-state demand, and Ranger Creek selected Nashville ...

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