Beam Suntory Bourbon brand Maker’s Mark has successfully defended its claim to be “handmade” after a class action lawsuit was dismissed by the court.
The American whiskey market in the UK is now worth £190 million, with big brands like Jack Daniel’s and Jim Beam helping to boost growth by 19% last year.
A distillery has been burned to the ground and two men seriously injured after an explosion on Friday.
Bernard Walsh, founder of Irish whiskey brand Walsh Whiskey, has claimed that if he had set up his company in Scotland he would have got “five times as much government support” than he does in Ireland.
Irish whisky brands need to take on the world’s spirits rather than solely competing with each other, according to Jack Teeling of Dublin-based Teeling Whiskey.
Bacardi has stepped into the buoyant Bourbon market with the acquisition of Angel’s Share Brands, including its Louisville Distilling Co subsidiary and Angel’s Envy brand.
From Ron Burgundy’s love of “Scotchy Scotch Scotch” to Bond’s dalliance with The Macallan, behind many a leading man is a strong malt whisky.
American steakhouse Mash in London’s Soho has launched a collection of cocktails inspired by various road trips its bartenders have taken across the US.
Magners has launched its latest innovation onto the UK on-trade – a “spider” cider infused with whiskey.
Partial to a wee dram? Then keep in mind these upcoming whisky festivals taking place across the world in 2015.
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