Tennessee Whiskey

Nelson’s First 108 Green Label Tennessee Whiskey Review

Nelson's First 108

By Richard Thomas Rating: C When Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel Barrel Proof made the popular cut for the Top Ten Single Barrel Bourbons last week, it renewed the classic bar debate of whether or not Jack Daniel’s is bourbon (nevermind that it made that list because our team, our outside experts and our own readers voted for it). Regardless of ...

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Whiskies Continue To Dominate Travel Retail Sales

The just-released annual IWSR magazine’s Top 100 Travel Retail Brands list reveals that most of the leading brands increased sales last year as the market began to recover following 2015’s downturn. Overall global travel-retail spirits sales increased by 3.2% in 2016 over 2015 to reach 22.5m nine-litre cases. Johnnie Walker still leads the ranking with an 11.4% share of global ...

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Sazerac’s Tennessee Distillery Goes Operational

Distilling has commenced in Tennessee as Master Distiller John Lunn and Distiller Allisa Henley have cranked up their pot stills and started distilling Tennessee whiskey. A few months ago, John and Allisa sourced sugar maple from a sawmill in Tennessee and burned four ricks in John’s backyard to make the charcoal they are using for the Lincoln County process, essential ...

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EU Threatens Bourbon Exports Over Trump Steel Tariff Proposal

By Richard Thomas Encouraged by its recent success in finalizing a new trade deal with Japan, the European Union (EU) has responded to talk of new tariffs to protect American steel by U.S. President Donald Trump with warnings that such measures would provoke immediate counters against American exports to the European free trade zone. One class of exports that would ...

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