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New Nikka Single Malts Coming To America

The Nikka Whisky Distilling Company and U.S. importer Anchor Distilling Company are introducing two new expressions that reflect the celebrated Japanese whisky company’s acclaimed distilleries: Yoichi Single Malt and Miyagikyo Single Malt, both non-age statement whiskies, each reflecting the particular characters of the respective distilleries. Yoichi is located on the northernmost island of Hokkaido, and Miyagikyo is near Sendai, located ...

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High West Up For Sale

By Richard Thomas Utah’s High West Distillery, the micro-distillery and independent bottler that has become such a fan favorite among American whiskey diehards for its early adoption of a relatively transparent stance regarding its whiskeys sources, is now up for sale according to a report by Bloomberg. High West was one of the earlier entrants into America’s craft whiskey scene, ...

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Kentucky’s Second Sight Spirits Releases Corn Whole Whiskey

By Richard Thomas Ludlow, Kentucky’s Second Spirits, nestled into a bend in the Ohio River not even half a mile from the bridge into Cincinnati, has released its Corn Whole Whiskey. Made from 100% corn and aged six months in a used single malt barrel, this is the first whiskey release from the Northern Kentucky micro-distillery. The limited edition is ...

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Tennessee’s Leiper’s Fork Distillery To Open October 1st

The highly anticipated grand opening of Leiper’s Fork Distillery will commence on Saturday, Oct. 1 at 10 a.m.  Friends and families are invited to join in the celebration that will include an honorary ribbon cutting, tours of the facility and tastings throughout the day and a congratulatory concert later that evening. For tickets for the concert or more information on ...

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Four Roses Small Batch 2016 Around The Corner

In mid-September, just a week or two away, Four Roses will distribute 9,258 hand-numbered bottles of its 2016 Limited Edition Small Batch Bourbon. Master Distiller Brent Elliott selected a 12-year-old Bourbon from Four Roses’ OESO recipe, a 12-year-old OBSV and a 16-year-old OESK, for this year’s batch. It is the first time in more than seven years that the OESO recipe ...

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