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Buffalo Trace Earns Patent Pending For Sour Mash Process

Many years ago the “old timers” at Buffalo Trace Distillery gathered together and discussed the process for making Old Fashioned Sour Mash whiskey, which differs from the traditional bourbon production method as the mash sours naturally before fermenting. In April 2002, Buffalo Trace decided to recreate this process, and bottled the bourbon nine years later as part of the inaugural ...

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LBL Moonshine Up For Auction

By Richard Thomas LBL Moonshine, once the premier legal moonshine brand in Western Kentucky due to its appearance in The Discovery Channel’s Moonshiners, is reportedly up for auction. Spencer Balentine opened Silver Trail Distillery and an accompanying museum in the Kentucky’s Land Between The Lakes region several years ago, blazing a trail that many legal moonshine outfits from Hopkinsville to ...

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Glenfiddich Seizes Back The Lead From The Glenlivet

By Richard Thomas According to the latest sales data, The Glenfiddich is once again the world’s top selling brand of single malt Scotch, having seized the crown back from The Glenlivet. The Glenlivet’s challenge for the top spot began when it crossed the one million cases shipped mark in August 2014. Roughly a year later, the Pernod-Ricard owned brand overtook ...

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