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William Grant & Sons Buys Tuthilltown Distillery

Owner of Grant’s And Glenfiddich Follows Up On 2010 Purchase Of Hudson Brand, Buys Distillery Independent family-owned Scottish distiller, William Grant & Sons, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Tuthilltown Spirits, New York State’s first distillery since Prohibition. Considered the inspiration of the American craft whiskey movement, Tuthilltown produces a number of craft spirits including the award-winning Hudson Whiskey ...

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The OFC Bourbons Raised Over $1M For Charity

In the fall of 2016, Buffalo Trace Distillery donated two hundred rare bottles of vintage-dated whiskey to non-profit organizations across the country. The results are in, and these collectable O.F.C. bottles have raised more than one million dollars for various charities across the United States. All fundraising events were completed by early March, and a grand total of $1,196,687 was ...

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Basil Hayden Reaches From High Rye Bourbon To Just Plain Rye

Basil Hayden’s Bourbon, the “high rye” expression from the venerable Jim Beam Small Batch Collection, today announced the launch of its first-ever brand extension, Basil Hayden Rye. Basil Hayden’s Bourbon has long been known for its trademark spicy finish, resulting from the use of twice as much rye as traditional bourbons. Taking inspiration from this beloved rye spiciness, Basil Hayden’s ...

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British Study Shows Moderate Whisky Drinking Helps Heart

An important new and comprehensive study of 1.93 million UK adults, published March 22 in the British Medical Journal, concludes that moderate alcohol consumption is associated with a lower risk of several cardiovascular diseases compared to non-drinkers or heavy drinkers. This study reviewed the electronic medical records from more than 1.9 million adults, free from cardiovascular disease at baseline, from 1997 ...

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