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Balcones Inaugurates New Distillery

By Richard Thomas Balcones opened their new $14.5 million Waco, Texas distillery last week to local fanfare, in an event that drew out Waco’s mayor and several city council members. The new facility is in the four-story Texas Fireproof Storage building located on Waco’s 11th Street. The new distillery is noteworthy for its Scottish, Forsyth’s-made pot stills, received in October ...

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FEW Spirits’ Paul Hletko Elected ACSA Board President

The American Craft Spirits Association (ACSA) today announces the appointment of Paul Hletko, founder of FEW Spirits in Evanston, IL, as the President of the Board of Directors. He succeeds Thomas Mooney, who served as the organization’s inaugural President since 2014. Together, Hletko, who has served as a key member of ACSA’s Board of Directors since the organization’s founding in ...

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Premium Whisky Tumbling In South Korea

By Richard Thomas Contrary to reports of a single malt shortage coming from Hong Kong investment firms, sales of Scotch whisky in East Asia have not lived up to their hype. First sales slumped in China due to a round of belt-tightening that targeted luxury imports, a development that was widely reported in the mainstream media. Receiving much less attention ...

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