Diageo Gets Go-Ahead For Irish Distillery

Diageo’s plans to build a €25m distillery for its new Roe & Co. Irish Whiskey brand have been approved by Irish authorities. The distillery will be built at the St. James Gate in Dublin, Diageo’s base in Ireland and the home of Guinness’s Open Gate Brewery. The plans approval also include the construction of a visitors center at the former ...

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Texas’s Garrison Brothers Crosses 10,000th Barrel Threshold

Today, Garrison Brothers Distillery, one of the first small distilleries in America outside of Kentucky to authentically hand-produce straight bourbon whiskey, will fill its 10,000th bourbon barrel. The distillery first started operations in 2003 and first sold bourbon in Texas in 2010. Now, Garrison Brother’s Texas Straight Bourbon Whiskey is distributed all across Texas, in 25 U.S. states and overseas in ...

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Sweden’s Mackmyra Releases New Travel Retail Single Malt

Sweden’s first whisky distillery, Mackmyra, has launched Expedition, a limited edition Swedish single malt whisky produced exclusively for the travel retail market. Expedition was mostly matured in bourbon casks, with some contribution of whisky aged in Mackmyra’s signature Swedish oak casks as well. The latter have held Swedish cloudberry wine for some months, giving the whisky a uniquely double Swedish ...

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