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Bardstown Bourbon Company Growing Fast And Big

The Bardstown Bourbon Company (“BBCo”) announced today the expansion of its capacity to allow production of up to six million proof gallons – a move that will make it one of the largest bourbon distilleries in the world. With an annual production capability of nearly 100,000 barrels, BBCo will provide needed capacity for its customers in its Collaborative Distilling Program, ...

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Michter’s Breaks New Ground With Toasted Barrel Rye

This month Michter’s Distillery is releasing a limited amount of US*1 Toasted Barrel Finish Rye for the first time. “This innovative release is the culmination of two years of maturation research conducted by our Master Distiller Pamela Heilmann and our Master of Maturation Andrea Wilson,” said Michter’s President Joseph J. Magliocco. “The result of their work is a uniquely flavorful ...

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American Spirits Exports Grow Double Digits, Led By Whiskey

The value of U.S. distilled spirits exports rose a robust 10.6 percent—up more than $67 million—to a total of $698.5 million in the first half of 2017 as compared with the same period in 2016, the Distilled Spirits Council reported today. In dollar terms, the growth was led by the largest category: American whiskeys including Bourbon, Tennessee Whiskey and American ...

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Benromach Goes “Irish Style” With Triple Distilled Whisky

The Benromach Distillery Company Ltd, recognised around the world for its Speyside single malts, has launched a first for the Forres distillery – Benromach Triple Distilled single malt. Benromach Triple Distilled (ABV 50%), is a light golden malt, matured in first fill bourbon barrels, with light, sweet vanilla, chocolate and lemon notes and a lingering smokiness.  The malt, a 2009 ...

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A New Pair Of The Irishman Marsala Cask Finish Whiskeys Coming

Walsh Whiskey Distillery has released two, new, very limited edition, super-premium expressions from The Irishman range. Both were finished in handpicked Marsala wine ‘hogshead’ casks from the Florio winery in Sicily which is owned by Walsh Whiskey Distillery’s strategic partner Illva Saronno. Hogshead casks are larger than standard whiskey casks, however with evaporation accounting for the ‘Angel’s Share’, just 2,970 ...

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