Tag Archives: Wheat Whiskey

Heaven Hill Expands Bernheim Into World’s Biggest Bourbon Plant

Heaven Hill Distillery yesterday dedicated the expansion of its Bernheim facility, creating the single largest Bourbon production site after a $25 million investment. Congressman John Yarmuth (D-KY) and Mayor Greg Fischer joined Heaven Hill President Max L. Shapira and Master Distiller Denny Potter in a toast to the latest advancement in industry innovation. Dating back to 1871, the historic site ...

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Craft Whiskey In Crafty Vermont

By Richard Thomas Vermont is a little state. Only Wyoming has fewer people in it, and in geographic size it is typical of the small states of New England. Yet that little place is renowned for its natural splendor, and that combined with an iconoclastic streak have given rise to Vermont having a reputation for craftiness in many things. Charming ...

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Understanding Types Of American Whiskey

Jack Daniel's Still

By Richard Thomas Part of the Bourbon Boom is the way in which the rise of Kentucky’s Native Spirit has tugged the other major categories of American whiskey on its coattails. Once upon a time, rye whiskey was a sleepy thing, known to most because of Don McLean’s song “American Pie.” Wheat whiskey and American malt whiskey had all but ...

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Want To Try Whiskey Blending? Timber Creek Can Help You There

Timber Creek Blending Kit

By Elizabeth Emmons Micro-barrels that allow for small experiments in home whiskey aging have been around for a while now, but, for the most part, those who wanted to try their hands at home blending could only improvise and do it themselves. Thanks to a micro-distillery in Florida, however, that is no longer the case. Timber Creek Distillery, the producers ...

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