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British Study Shows Moderate Whisky Drinking Helps Heart

An important new and comprehensive study of 1.93 million UK adults, published March 22 in the British Medical Journal, concludes that moderate alcohol consumption is associated with a lower risk of several cardiovascular diseases compared to non-drinkers or heavy drinkers. This study reviewed the electronic medical records from more than 1.9 million adults, free from cardiovascular disease at baseline, from 1997 ...

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Nelson’s Greenbrier Poised For In-House Tennessee Whiskey Release

When Tennessee’s state level enactment of Prohibition shuttered Nelson’s Greenbrier Distillery (along with all the other distilleries in the Volunteer State), it was the biggest producer in the state. Since reviving the family distillery, Andy and Charlie Nelson began working to producing an in-house Tennessee Whiskey using the original family recipe. Now they have announced that the initial release of ...

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First Booker’s Batch Of 2017 Coming Soon

The 2017 plans for Booker’s, the popular and venerable Jim Beam brand of cask strength Bourbon, raised hackles in enthusiast circles last year when a price hike from $60 to $100 was announced late last year. In the face of mass outrage among those enthusiasts, Beam ultimately made a partial retreat on the point just after New Year’s, raising the ...

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Templeton Rye Starts Work On New Commercial Distillery

Introduced in 2006, Templeton Rye was one of the early examples of a whiskey company bottling Rye whiskey sourced from the 95% Rye stock of MGP in Indiana. The company founders marketed their product behind the authentic stories of their hometown’s Prohibition bootlegging legacy, and the wide gap between that marketing and the actual source of their whiskey soon made ...

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