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Lock, Stock & Barrel Rye Is Getting Older With New Release

The Cooper Spirits Co., an independent producer of innovative, integrity-driven spirits, announced yesterday the launch of Lock Stock & Barrel 18-Year Straight Rye Whiskey. The third and newest release in the Lock Stock & Barrel series, it follows last year’s introduction of the 16-year. The 18-year is one of the finest and most complex straight ryes available, maintaining the same smooth ...

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Crackdown On Counterfeit Van Winkle Scores First Win

Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon, the bourbon that is so hard to find it has been compared to unicorns and chimeras, has become so popular it’s often being counterfeited with knock off and recycled bottles and illegally re-sold on the “secondary markets” online. The Van Winkles, along with partners Buffalo Trace Distillery, have taken action and successfully provided evidence of counterfeiting ...

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Sagamore Spirit Launching Two Autumn Limited Edition Whiskeys

To mark the fall season, Sagamore Spirit today announced that it is launching two limited time offer whiskey selections under its Sagamore Reserve label: Double Oak and Moscatel Barrel Finish. The releases will be available next week in stores where Sagamore Spirit products are currently sold. “We are excited to continue to spread the word about Sagamore Spirit,” said Brian ...

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Michter’s Releasing A 25 Year Old After Nine Year Hiatus

Michter’s Master Distiller Pamela Heilmann has approved the release of Michter’s 25 Year Kentucky Straight Bourbon to the company’s distributor network for sale this November. The 2017 release marks the first bottling of Michter’s 25 Year Bourbon since 2008. “I take the Michter’s ‘Dr. No’ position as the gatekeeper for releasing whiskey very seriously,” said Heilmann. “When I tasted this ...

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Old Potrero Releasing A Rare 11 Year Old Single Barrel Hotaling

Old Potrero is introducing Hotaling’s 11 Year Old Whiskey, a single-barrel, pot-distilled 100% malted rye whiskey aged in once-used charred fine-grain American oak barrels that previously held Old Potrero Straight Rye Whiskey. Hotaling’s Whiskey, which varies from other Old Potrero whiskies in the barrel-aging, commemorates the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire, celebrates San Francisco’s remarkable rebirth, and the A.P. ...

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