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Old Pulteney Brings Stroma Liqueur To The U.S.

Old Pulteney single malt Scotch whisky is introducing its Stroma Liqueur to the U.S. market. Named after the windswept Orcadian isle off Scotland’s North East Coast, where Pulteney Distillery is located, Stroma originates from the Norse word meaning ‘island in the stream’. It also refers to the dangerous currents on the island’s shores, including the infamous ‘Swelkie’ whirlpool. Stroma is ...

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EU Threatens Bourbon Exports Over Trump Steel Tariff Proposal

By Richard Thomas Encouraged by its recent success in finalizing a new trade deal with Japan, the European Union (EU) has responded to talk of new tariffs to protect American steel by U.S. President Donald Trump with warnings that such measures would provoke immediate counters against American exports to the European free trade zone. One class of exports that would ...

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Glen Moray Has A 120th Anniversary Malt Out

Recognizing the work of his predecessors to mark Glen Moray’s 120th anniversary, Glen Moray Master Distiller Graham Coull has selected five different vintages of Glen Moray to create “Mastery, The Ultimate Blend.” The result is a malt whisky described as having incredible depth and character, encapsulating the very essence of Glen Moray and steeped in the proud traditions of Speyside. ...

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Isle Of Arran Releases Third And Final Smugglers’ Series Whisky

Isle of Arran Distillery will release the final edition in its celebrated Smugglers’ Series on the 12th July. This bottling marks the conclusion of the much-lauded trilogy which honors the exuberant character of those striving to outwit the Government’s representatives in the pursuit of the production of the famed ‘Arran Waters’. Like proceeding volumes, ‘The Illicit Stills’ and ‘The High ...

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Bacardi Acquires Minority Stake In Teeling Whiskey Company

Teeling Whiskey Company has signed a deal with Bacardi that will expand its U.S. distribution while also selling a minority stake in the company to the Bermuda-based private drinks company. Although Teeling had been imported into the U.S. since 2014, the new deal should greatly increase the company’s market access. The U.S. is the world’s single most lucrative whiskey market, ...

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