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Benromach Releases A 1970s Era Whisky

The Benromach Distillery Company Ltd has announced the release of an exceptional single cask vintage. Only 225 bottles of Benromach 1977 will be available worldwide. The release of this product builds on the success of previous vintage releases from the 1970’s. Quietly maturing for 39 years in a single Refill American Hogshead, Benromach 1977 (ABV 56.0%) is a deliciously smooth ...

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Castle Brands Ups Investment in Kentucky Artisan

Castle Brands, owner of Jefferson’s Bourbon and Knappogue Castle Irish Whiskey, announced on Monday that it had purchased an additional 5% of Copperhead Distillery Company, which owns and operates the Kentucky Artisan Distillery. Kentucky Artisan Distillery currently has three warehouses already in use for storing Jefferson’s bourbons, and also provides distilling using special mash-bills made from locally grown grains for ...

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Craft Spirits Federal Tax Reduction Reaches 50 Senate Co-Sponsors

S. 236, the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act, re-introduced earlier this year by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MN), has reached a landmark 50 co-sponsors in the Senate, with 28 Democrats, 21 Republicans and one Independent, representing a clear, bipartisan groundswell of support for tax parity. H.R. 747, the companion bill introduced by Rep. Erik ...

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Green Spot Chateau Montelena Hitting Shelves Soon

On Tuesday Irish Distillers proudly unveiled Green Spot Chateau Montelena, the first Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey to be finished in French oak Zinfandel wine casks. Matured until the combination of wine, whiskey and oak has reached the perfect balance, this new release is the second in the Wine Geese series of Green Spot Single Pot Still Irish Whiskeys that ...

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Compass Box Is Coming Out With Two New Whiskies

Noted independent bottler and blender Compass Box is releasing a pair of new whiskies: Phenomenology – There’s No Right or Wrong Phenomenology is a school of thought in psychology that focuses on phenomena, or, the experiences that we get from our senses–what we see, taste, smell, etc. It is a way of thinking about ourselves and the very personal, subjective ...

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