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Buffalo Trace To Release Toast and Char Experimental Bourbons

(From Buffalo Trace Press Release) Just in time for colder weather, Buffalo Trace Distillery offers a solution to your winter chills. The latest Experimental Collection bourbons both survived the heat. The Hot Box Toasted Barrel Bourbon Whiskey and #7 Heavy Char Barrel Bourbon Whiskey are the two latest offerings from the Kentucky distillery. Both of these experiments study the effects ...

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Wemyss to Build New Distillery in Fife

(From Wemyss Malts Press Release) The Wemyss family is delighted to announce that it will shortly begin building a new single malt whiskey distillery and visitor center by Kingsbarns, Fife, Scotland. Approximately 6 miles from St. Andrews, The Kingsbarns Distillery will be built within sight of the world-famous Kingsbarns championship golf course on land which will be leased from Sir ...

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Takeaways from the Maker’s Mark Bourbon House Flap

By Richard Thomas The Holidays are usually a quiet time for news, with most stories focusing on human interest stories, last minute shopping, post-Christmas deals, and New Year’s Eve events. This year had some real news, mostly stemming from the so-called “Fiscal Cliff” negotiations in the United States, but whiskey lovers had a little something extra all their own: a ...

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Maker’s Mark Bourbon House Slammed, Sued for Racism

By Richard Thomas Maker’s Mark Bourbon House is a fixture of both downtown Louisville’s renewed South 4th Street strip and of Louisville’s Urban Bourbon Trail, but unfortunately it is attracting attention for more than just its menu or its bourbon list. The whiskey-themed restaurant and bar is being sued for racial discrimination in refusing to host a party. Louisville resident ...

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Donald Trump Calls for Glenfiddich Boycott

By Richard Thomas Real estate mogul, reality TV celebrity and birther blowhard Donald Trump has shifted his fire from Barrack Obama and the hapless contestants on The Apprentice to the work of a humble 60 year old Scotsman named Michael Forbes. “The Donald” has taken umbrage with Forbes’ documentary You’ve Been Trumped and the attention it has received, and declared ...

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