Spirits Industry Tariff Suspensions Draw Applause from Industry, But American Whiskey Still Suffers

The United States and European Union decided to suspend tariffs impacting the spirits industry for five years during the ongoing Boeing-Airbus trade dispute, and spirits organizations are applauding. “This agreement is good news for spirits producers who have been hammered by tariffs in recent years, … Continue readingSpirits Industry Tariff Suspensions Draw Applause from Industry, But American Whiskey Still Suffers

Ole Smokey Releases New Tennessee Whiskey Honoring Distilling Family

Ole Smoky Distillery recently released James Ownby Reserve Tennessee Straight Bourbon Whiskey, a small-batch expression and the first honoring one the distillery’s long family tree. The 94-proof whiskey is aged in new American charred oak barrels and filtered utilizing the Lincoln County Process, passing through … Continue readingOle Smokey Releases New Tennessee Whiskey Honoring Distilling Family

Heaven Hill Opens New Bourbon Experience as Part of $125 million Expansion

Heaven Hill Distillery opened its doors to the new Heaven Hill Bourbon Experience, the culmination of a $ expansion and renovation that began in 2018. The visitor center alone got a $19 million upgrade to make it an interactive, educational experience with exhibits that are … Continue readingHeaven Hill Opens New Bourbon Experience as Part of $125 million Expansion

Introducing America’s Fifth Trademarked Cocktail – the Whiskarita

Make way for the Whiskarita – yes, it’s a margarita that replaces tequila with whiskey. 291 Colorado Whiskey trademarked the cocktail, making it the fifth trademarked cocktail in the U.S. Interestingly, the Whiskarita concept has been around for a full decade — the distillery’s founder … Continue readingIntroducing America’s Fifth Trademarked Cocktail – the Whiskarita

ASCOT Awards Honors The Best Spirits Of 2021 With Inaugural Competition

Cotswolds Founder’s Choice became the first English whiskey to win “Best in Show Whiskey” at a major spirits competition, while Heaven Hill Brands earned best large distiller with major wins, including Best Value in Christian Brothers Brandy VS, in multiple categories, at the inaugural international … Continue readingASCOT Awards Honors The Best Spirits Of 2021 With Inaugural Competition