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The Hillhaven Lodge Whiskey Review

The Hilhaven Lodge American Whiskey

By Father John Rayls Rating: B In 1927, The Hilhaven Lodge was created as a remote recreational retreat for its owner outside of nearby Hollywood. Former owners have included Ingrid Bergman and producer Alan Carr, and the current owner is director and producer Brett Ratner, best known for his Rush Hour films. Ratner partnered with Diageo to produce The Hilhaven Lodge Blended ...

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After Three Years, Michter’s Releases New Batch Of Celebration Whiskey

This December 2016, Michter’s Distillery will be releasing its Celebration Sour Mash Whiskey for the first time in three years. It is to be the last Celebration release blended by Willie Pratt before his retirement as Michter’s Master Distiller and his transition to Michter’s Master Distiller Emeritus. To make this 2016 Celebration Whiskey, Mr. Pratt selected his very favorite stocks ...

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Constellation, Not Pernod Ricard, To Acquire High West

Constellation Brands, Inc., a leading beverage alcohol company, today announced an agreement to purchase Utah-based High West Distillery. The acquisition includes all of High West’s operations and its portfolio of distinctive American straight whiskeys. With High West, which has experienced double-digit volume growth year over year for the past three years, Constellation Brands enters the dynamic craft whiskey category. The ...

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Yellow Rose Premium American Whiskey Review

Yellow Rose Premium American Whiskey

By Richard Thomas Rating: B- Yellow Rose Distilling started out a few years back by following the already tried and true path of the craft whiskeymaker: put out some product at once to build your brand while you get your micro-distillery up and running and your in-house products mature. In the case of Yellow Rose, that meant sourcing certain products, ...

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