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Pernod Ricard Sells Glenallachie To Trio Of Industry Vets

By Richard Thomas French drinks giant Pernod Ricard, parent company of Chivas Brothers, announced yesterday they had agreed to sell the Glenallachie Distillery to the trio of Billy Walker, Graham Stevenson and Trisha Savage, comprising The Glenallachie Consortium. The deal also included the Glenallachie single malt, MacNair’s blended and White Heather blended whiskey brands, as well as the necessary inventory ...

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A.H. Hirsch Brand Introducing 8 Year Old High Rye Bourbon

The story of American whiskey is not complete without mention of A.H. Hirsch and A.H. Hirsch Reserve 16 Year Old, widely considered the best American bourbon ever produced. Today, Anchor Distilling Company seeks to keep the legend alive through a range of sourced whiskies inspired by the Hirsch heritage. Following the sold-out introduction in 2016 of the Hirsch Small Batch ...

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Buffalo Trace’s $200M Investment Project Going Forward

Buffalo Trace Distillery is barreling ahead with its expansion plans announced last year, all in response to the continued rise in the popularity of bourbon whiskey. More than $200 million is being spent at this National Historic Landmark Distillery, as new barrel warehouses are built and the bottling operation is relocated to make room for distillery expansion with new cookers ...

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Esquire Magazine Opening Whiskey Bars In India

Esquire is moving into India, but not by starting the expected local version of their magazine. Instead, the upscale men’s publication is partnering with Franchise India, Ltd. to open what is planned as the first in a chain of themed whisky bars in New Dehli. “The Esquire brand has global recognition, epitomizing cool confidence, wit and style; the lounges will reflect ...

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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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