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Saturday 24 January 2015

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Jack Daniels names first son Jim Beam

A US dad named Jack Daniels has called his first son Jim Beam, continuing a family tradition for naming children after whiskey brand names.

Friday, January 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Metal band Anthrax unveil Bourbon

Heavy metal band Anthrax have released a limited edition single barrel Bourbon named after one of their hits.

Friday, December 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Maker’s Mark sued over handmade claim

Beam Suntory’s Bourbon brand Maker’s Mark is being sued by consumers for false advertising over its claims to be handmade.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 1 Comment »

Auction tests demand for cult California

A Wally’s wine auction in New York this Friday could be a bellwether for the popularity of cult Californians such as Screaming Eagle.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Whisky sales to overtake vodka in US

Sales of whisky in the US will surpass those of vodka for the first time since 2007 this year, marking a shift in American consumer preferences.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 new products

Our roundup of the top 10 new products set to hit the shelves features all manner of delights, from stripped-back Champagne to antique Bourbon. 

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Big brands stifle innovation, says blender

Sazerac master blender Drew Mayville has hit out at big producers’ lack of experimentation, claiming they are “all about consistency” at the expense of new ideas.

Monday, October 13th, 2014 1 Comment »

Diageo’s $115m Bulleit distillery on track

Diageo has broken ground on its new $115m distillery in Kentucky which will be officially named The Bulleit Distilling Co.

Friday, August 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Bourbon growth hits record high

Kentucky Bourbon is going through the “largest expansion mode since the end of prohibition” according to the state’s Distillers’ Association.

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 spirits brands

The titans of the spirits world battle it out for a spot in the top 10, as we count down the biggest brands of 2014 by volume.

Friday, August 15th, 2014 1 Comment »

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