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Is Tennessee Whiskey Bourbon?

Jack Daniel's charcoal

By Richard Thomas Go into a bar—not a whiskey bar, but any bar—and you may hear a friendly argument as to is whether or not Tennessee Whiskey is Bourbon. It’s a decades-old classic, and it used to be on one side were those who were dismissive of Jack Daniel’s, by far the biggest name in Tennessee Whiskey (indeed, American Whiskey ...

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The Changed Rules Of World Single Malts

Pearse Lyons Reserve

How The Rise Of American And World Malts Have Changed The Fundamentals By Richard Thomas Until the advent of the World Whisk(e)y Boom, malt whisky has been a pretty stable category. The overwhelming majority of malts were made either in Scotland or in countries pursuing their own variants of the Scottish model (most notably Japan), a fact best signified by ...

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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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Bardstown Bourbon Company Growing Fast And Big

The Bardstown Bourbon Company (“BBCo”) announced today the expansion of its capacity to allow production of up to six million proof gallons – a move that will make it one of the largest bourbon distilleries in the world. With an annual production capability of nearly 100,000 barrels, BBCo will provide needed capacity for its customers in its Collaborative Distilling Program, ...

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