Last Drop Distillers to Release Trio of Vintage Spirits – Bourbon, Rum, Cognac

The Last Drop Distillers announced an autumn release that will feature three different spirits: a Bourbon distilled in 1980, a 43-year-old Jamaican rum and a vintage cgnac from 1959. The Sazerac-owned distillery will release The Last Drop Autumn Collection in extremely limited quantities. Here’s a … Continue readingLast Drop Distillers to Release Trio of Vintage Spirits – Bourbon, Rum, Cognac

Collectors, Taxes and the Modern Day Bootleggers

The U.S. government wants its booze taxes. Last week, the TTB updated its TTB Tip Line to encourage citizens to report the illegal transactions of “alcohol and tobacco products into domestic commerce without the payment of taxes.” Does this mean the TTB will start cracking down on people selling liquor … Continue readingCollectors, Taxes and the Modern Day Bootleggers

Great, Another Flavored Whiskey That Targets ‘female consumers’

When you press bourbon distillers about flavored whiskey, those who make it all say the same thing: It’s a great introductory line for new consumers, and flavored whiskey won’t become flavored vodka with a wide-assortment of flavors. One of the greatest proponents of this argument has been Heaven … Continue readingGreat, Another Flavored Whiskey That Targets ‘female consumers’

TTB Survey Finds 31% of Products Not in Compliance

The U.S. Government is stepping up its alcohol oversight. As frequently reported by Chuck Cowdery, the TTB is increasing its effort and according to the below release,  the U.S. Tax and Trade Bureau  found 139 of 450 surveyed products to not be in government compliance. We … Continue readingTTB Survey Finds 31% of Products Not in Compliance