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Maker’s Mark Starts Private Barrel Program

Maker’s Mark has become the latest distillery to offer private bottlings with the enactment of their new program, Maker’s Mark Private Select. But there is a twist on the new program, as it will allow retail customers to “make their own Maker’s” by finishing fully-matured cask strength Maker’s Mark Bourbon in a single barrel made up of their custom selection ...

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Barrell Bourbon To Release Batch 005 And More

By Richard Thomas Bottling company Barrell Bourbon is ready to release their latest expression, Batch 005. This bourbon was distilled in Tennessee, like some other past releases from Barrell Bourbon, but this time from a high rye mashbill. It was aged for 8 years, 3 months and bottled at 124.7 proof. Barrell Bourbon bills it as bold and a must-try ...

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Brown-Forman Breaks Ground On Slane Castle

By Richard Thomas Brown-Forman, the American corporation that owns Jack Daniel’s and Old Forester, followed up on their acquisition of Slane Castle whiskey in June by breaking ground on their new $50 million distillery on Wednesday, September 29. Slane Castle, also an estate that hosts a major Irish summer music festival, was also a small Irish whiskey bottler, and one ...

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The Glenlivet Unveils A Peaty Version Of Nadurra

The Glenlivet has launched a third expression for its Nàdurra range, Nàdurra Peated Whisky Cask Finish. This is the first release in the series to have a subtle, smoky taste profile, having been finished in American oak casks that have previously held heavily-peated Scotch whisky. Bottled at 61.5% ABV (cask strength), The Glenlivet Nàdurra Peated Whisky Cask Finish is inspired ...

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Walsh Whiskey Receives Distillation Equipment

The Walsh Whiskey Distillery at Royal Oak, Ireland took a big step closer to achieving its commissioning next January with the arrival yesterday of almost 30 tonnes of copper and steel whiskey distilling equipment. The cargo made a journey of 1,046 kilometres (650 miles) by road and sea from Forsyths in north-west of Scotland. The crown jewels in the shipment ...

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