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Tennessee State House Wrangles Over Whiskey Laws

By Richard Thomas Last year, the state of Tennessee passed a law defining Tennessee whiskey, giving it a solid, distinctive status under the law. Now that law is facing its first real test, in the form of a legislative gutting. The Wood Makes It Good Tennessee’s whiskey law defined the state’s whiskey as essentially bourbon, made in Tennessee and using ...

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Walsh Whiskey Expands Distribution To Scandinavia

Walsh Whiskey Distillery have this week announced an agreement with “Interbrands Nordic” for the exclusive distribution of “The Irishman” range of Whiskies and Liqueurs across Scandinavia .  A major coup for the “Walsh Whiskey” team as “Interbrands Nordic” are one of the leading privately owned premium wine and spirits distributors operating in the Nordic region with existing premium spirit brands ...

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Mortlach Gets A New Look

Following last year’s announcement of the rebirth of Mortlach™, one of the most formidable and revered Single Malt Scotch Whiskies to have been created on Speyside, images have now been released that reveal the highly distinctive engineered style of the stunning new Mortlach bottles, along with more distribution and pricing details. In 1823 Mortlach was the first distillery to be ...

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Town Branch Adds A Rye

By Richard Thomas Town Branch Distillery now has a third whiskey, adding a rye to its bourbon and its American malt. The news has been long awaited at The Whiskey Reviewer, since we got an advanced look at the new Town Branch rye during a visit to the distillery in May 2013. According to sources at Town Branch, the new ...

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Maker’s Mark To Finally Expand Production

By Richard Thomas According to Louisville Courier-Journal, Maker’s Mark announced Thursday that it is finally set to enact long-shelved expansion plans. This move comes after years of rising demand for Maker’s Mark, and after the Loretto, Kentucky-based distillery attempted to meet that demand last year first by cutting its whiskey from 45 to 42% abv, and then by resorting to ...

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