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Bardstown Bourbon Co. Gets New Customer, Castle Brands

Bardstown Bourbon Company (BBCo) announced today that Castle Brands, the maker of Jefferson’s Bourbon, has joined BBCo’s Collaborative Distilling Program. Castle Brands will work together with BBCo to produce custom bourbon and whiskey for the Jefferson’s Bourbon portfolio. BBCo and Jefferson’s will begin their first distillation this year. Castle Brands has been investing millions in building up their stock of ...

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Irish Whiskey Tourism Rose 11% Last Year

Last week, the Irish Whiskey Association announced that the number of tourists visiting Irish Whiskey distilleries rose by 11%. The statistics reflect 12 distilleries in Ireland. 814,000 people visited Irish distilleries in 2017, up from 733,000 the previous year and the approximately 650,000 visitors seen in 2015. Hopes are for these numbers to rise to 1.9 million visitors by 2025. ...

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Pittsburgh’s Wigle Suffers Small Explosion, One Injured

Last Thursday, January 4th, saw an explosion at the Wigle Distillery in Pittsburgh, which injured an employee. According to news reports, a still explosion was reported at approximately 11 a.m. The blast dismounted the still from its anchors and moved it 5 feet while injuring a worker who was standing nearby. The worker was conscious and responsive in the ambulance ...

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