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Tuesday 30 June 2015

Whiskey

Brown-Forman launches first rye whiskey

Brown-Forman’s Woodford Reserve is extending its range and tapping into the US craft whiskey boom by launching its first rye whiskey in the UK.

Friday, June 26th, 2015 No Comments »

US Senate passes bill to boost spirits exports

The US senate has been applauded by members of the spirits trade for passing a “critical” bill that it hopes will help open up further markets for US spirits exports.

Thursday, June 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wild whisky bottles

In an increasingly competitive market it’s no wonder that whisky producers have turned to ever-more eye-catching designs to catch the attention of the consumer.

Thursday, June 11th, 2015 1 Comment »

Teeling opens Dublin whiskey distillery

The Teeling Whiskey Company has opened its €10m distillery and visitor centre in The Liberties, Dublin – the first distillery to open in the city in 125 years.

Thursday, June 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Power Brands survey exposes Scotch slowdown

The results of this year’s Power Brands survey are out, and for the first time in 10 years, Johnnie Walker has suffered a declining score.

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Whisky ‘body blended’ by porn stars on sale

A bizarre range of whiskies has emerged which claim to have been “body blended” by porn stars.

Monday, June 8th, 2015 1 Comment »

Lawsuit ‘baseless’, says head of Angel’s Envy

The head of Angel’s Envy Bourbon – who is being sued by his 71-year-old mother – has responded to allegations of money pilfering, saying they are “baseless and defamatory”.

Thursday, June 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Why have whisky brands remained so popular?

Dark spirits are experiencing a global renaissance. Rum is premiumising, Cognac is the envy of all in global travel retail and whisky continues to be very interesting.

Thursday, June 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux-finished Irish whiskey launched

Pernod Ricard’s Irish subsidiary, Irish Distillers, has unveiled the first single pot still Irish whiskey to be finished in Bordeaux casks.

Thursday, June 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Brown-Forman to build $50m distillery

Brown-Forman has announced plans to build a $50m Irish whiskey distillery at the historic Slane Castle, having acquired Slane Castle Irish Whiskey Limited.

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

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