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Friday 31 July 2015

Whiskey

The Pogues launch Irish whiskey

West Cork Distillers, one of only three independent whiskey distilleries in Ireland, has launched an Irish whiskey in partnership with The Pogues.

Friday, July 24th, 2015 8 Comments »

Buffalo Trace ‘fails’ with 27-year Bourbon

Bourbon distiller Buffalo Trace will not be releasing a 27-year aged whiskey for sale to the public after the cask was declared a “failed experiment”.

Monday, July 20th, 2015 2 Comments »

Jameson launches bitters project

Jameson Irish Whiskey has launched a “Wild Sloe Berry Bitters” to encourage bartenders to “create new experiences”.

Friday, July 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Premium spirits brands ‘must offer more’

Thriftiness is the new norm, and the pressure is on for spirits brands to offer consumers more in order to get them to spend more, a market report has found.

Friday, July 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo ‘shelves’ £240m Chinese scheme

Swellfun, the Chinese subsidiary of drinks giant Diageo, has reportedly postponed work on a £237 million construction project to build a liquor-producing industrial park in Chengdu.

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

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 »

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