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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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Sweden’s The Box Releases A New Peat Bomb

The Second Step 03 is Box Distillery’s final step in the much talked about Second Step Collection series. A triptych, trio, that has showcased Box Distillery’s character, what the northern Swedish climate, careful cask choices and passionate craft can achieve with a young whisky. The Second Step 03 is released as a web release via the Swedish alcohol monopoly, Systembolaget, ...

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New Batch of Isle Of Arran Amarone Coming Out

Six months after the last batch sold out, Isle of Arran Distillery has announced the highly anticipated release of the latest edition of the Amarone Cask Finish Single Malt. Previous bottlings have been received to high acclaim with the most recent batch selling out in just three months. The first edition, released in 2010, scored 96 points out of 100 ...

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