Other Whiskeys

Corsair Opens Third Facility in Nashville

By Richard Thomas Corsair Artisan Distillery, widely considered one of the most innovative of America’s craft distilleries, opened its third facility in the Wedgewood/Houston district of Nashville, Tennessee last month. News of their expansion plans first broke earlier this past summer. The new facility was built with a heavy emphasis on catering to visitors and entertaining, with two separate bars, ...

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Phony Jack Daniel’s Fatally Poisons 8 Russians

By Richard Thomas An online fake whiskey scam has led to several deaths and further injuries in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk. The victims apparently bought counterfeit Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey from an online vendor for the super low price of 250 to 300 roubles (roughly $4) a bottle. The seller claimed the liquor had been seized by customs and ...

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Tincup American Whiskey Review

Tincup Bourbon

Updated August 30, 2017 By April Manning Rating: B- Tincup Whiskey is owned by Proximo, also owners of Bushmills and Jose Cuervo, and was created in Colorado by Jess Graber, also founder of Stranahan’s, Colorado’s first legal whiskey distillery since the 19th Century. The name is a respectful nod to the gold miners who went out to Colorado seeking their ...

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Book Review: Alt Whiskeys

By Richard Thomas America’s two major whiskey states are Kentucky and Tennessee, and only one distillery straddles them: Corsair. With stills in Nashville and Bowling Green, Corsair is a micro-distillery surrounded by the majors. If that weren’t enough of a bold statement, Corsair’s innovative approach to whiskey-making has earned it a place in the forefront of the craft whiskey movement. ...

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Distillery Explosion Scare in Olympia, Washington

Blind Pig Distillery, a small distillery in Olympia, Washington, suffered an overflow accident on Wednesday, November 4. The release of steam and hot liquid prompted many in the immediate area to believe an explosion was imminent and fled the area. When the Fire Department arrived on the scene, tests revealed no explosive gases in the atmosphere. Thus, the risk of ...

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