What a fun idea from Redbreast. For the tasting experience of Redbreast Sherry Finish Lustau Edition, the distillery sent out three bottles: A bottle of classic Redbreast 12 Years Old, a bottle of the new sherry-finished Redbreast Lustau, and a… Continue reading ?
More than 250 members of United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 111D, at two separate Jim Beam distilleries in Kentucky (one at Clermont, Kentucky, the other at Boston), have gone on strike to protest working conditions. Jim...Show More Summary
Mount Vernon operates a gristmill and distillery tour daily through Oct. 25.
A DEEPLY WORRISOME LABOR STRIKE IN A STRATEGICALLY VITAL INDUSTRY: Workers strike at two Kentucky distilleries. The reporter employs…spirited language: “The walkout soured what has been an era of smooth relations between management and labor in Kentucky’s whiskey industry, which has ridden a wave of renewed popularity in recent years.” Indeed. Once smooth whiskey relations […]
Painted Stave Distilling (see reviews of their gins here) in Smyrna, Delaware, is part of a growing group of craft distilleries making whiskey out of (actual) beer. In the case of Double TroubleD, the beer is Double D Imperial IPA… Continue reading ?
Few passersby likely are aware that just above the Old 4th Distillery is a 1,400-square-foot, man-made landscape of hills, bridges, depots, and towns, with more than 93 working track switches. The Great Southern Lines is the largest model train layout in Atlanta.
From the rise of craft distilleries, and their attractiveness to giant buyers, to the internationalization of tastes, the liquor business is changing rapidly into one where whiskey's made in Japan, tequila and Mezcal have conquered America...Show More Summary
Carl Nolet Jr., left, discusses his life as the 11th generation heir to his family's business. Photo courtesy of Nolet's. Carl Nolet Jr., the son of Carolus Sr., the 10th generation Patriarch of the Nolet distillery in Schiedam Holland, has some big shoes to fill. The Nolet family has been making [...]
Islay is rife with 200th anniversaries this year. Up next is Lagavulin, which is putting out a special 25 year old anniversary bottling to commemorate the occasion. Some details from the distillery: Lagavulin 25 Year Old, matured exclusively in sherry… Continue reading ?
NEW YORK — Barrow's Intense, a small Brooklyn-based distillery, wants to follow in the footsteps of St-Germain, Baileys and Fireball and become one of the most recognized craft spirit brands in the world. However, the company's founder...Show More Summary
What's to come in terms of beer & booze by 2017 In New Orleans, imbibing quality and local booze is important to residents and visitors alike. The past few years have seen Atelier Vie and Cajun Spirits join Celebration Distillation, the makers of Old New Orleans Rum, join the city's distilling scene. Show More Summary
This husband and wife quit their jobs to distill aquavit.
Humboldt’s finest? We’re talking about redwood trees, amirite people? OK then, we’re really talking about cannabis sativa, good old hemp seed, and here’s another entry into the burgeoning market of hemp-flavored (and THC-free, of course) vodka. There’s no real production… Continue reading ?
These craft distilleries are taking some truly experimental approches to whisky-making, and they'll be releasing their results in the next few years.
2 companies own more than half of the total Scotch whisky market share, Louis Vuitton owns some excellent distilleries, and other surprises you may not expect.
Dented Brick Distillery in Salt Lake City, Utah is the home of Antelope Island Rum. Antelope Island is the largest island in the Great Salt Lake, but Dented Brick has a more exotic connotation, referring to a shootout in the… Continue reading ?
Anthony Bourdain The distillery and culinary star launch the second season of their show with a preview and tasting… Viju Mathew
At 200 years of age, Ardbeg is one of the most venerable of Scotch whisky distilleries, and it’s an icon of Islay, where peat has long been the currency of whiskymaking. While we’ve reviewed many of Ardbeg’s annual, limited edition… Continue reading ?
One of my favorite things in the world of whiskey is when distilleries start to get experimental. Buffalo Trace has become legendary for putting out all manner of experimental whiskeys that you can sample side by side. The idea isn’t… Continue reading ?
Five years after launching Atlanta-based ASW Distillery, the pair finally ran liquor through their custom copper stills for the first time last month.