Man mistaken for terrorist after his ‘ISIS banner’ turns out to be a Jack Daniel’s flag

A whiskey-lover from Zurich received a letter from "concerned neighbours" accusing him of being a terrorist after his Jack Daniel's flag was mistaken for an ISIS banner.

The week in pictures

Roger Daltrey of The Who fame and Michelin-starred chef Michel Roux Jr added some celebrity sparkle to the drinks trade this week, as Canada's Kaitlyn Stewart is crowned Diageo World Class Bartender of the Year.

Ringleader of criminal gang pleads guilty to $100k Bourbon heist

A former distillery worker at the centre of a Bourbon scandal has pleaded guilty to his part in stealing US$100,000 worth of whiskey from top producers including Buffalo Trace and Wild Turkey. 

American whiskey shining star of US spirits exports

The value of American spirits exports increased by 10.6% in the first half of 2017 – up more than $67 million to a total of $698.5m – according to the Distilled Sprits Council, with growth driven by the American whiskey category.

Top April Fools 2017

April 3rd, 2017

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