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Old Forester Launches The 117 Series

Old Forester today announced a new limited-expression lineup — The 117 Series — launching today with its inaugural release, High Angels’ Share. This series, directed by Old Forester Master Taster Jackie Zykan, showcases the “many facets...

Woodford Reserve Batch Proof 2021 Hits Markets

Woodford Reserve has released its annual limited-edition, high-proof expression: Woodford Reserve Batch Proof. The 2021 release is 128.3 proof, and housed in a new bottle. This expression is part of the annual Master’s Collection series, meant...

DISCUS Announces EPA Energy Star Partnership

The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) announced today that it was accepted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as an Energy Star program partner. As part of this partnership with EPA, DISCUS...

Woodford Reserve Reveals 2021 Kentucky Derby Bottle

Woodford Reserve, Presenting Sponsor of the Kentucky Derby, has unveiled its 2021 commemorative Derby bottle. Each year’s iteration features different artwork that captures the spirit of the race. This year’s bottle showcases a watercolor from...

Podcast: How Kentucky Spirits Became a Global Powerhouse

Kentucky spirits were not always this hot. Not that long ago, distilleries could not give away bourbon. Now, fanatical fans of brown spirits post in private Facebook groups to help each other hunt down any...

DISCUS Announces 2021-2022 Craft Advisory Council

The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS), America’s leading advocate for the distilled spirits industry, today announced new appointments to the Craft Advisory Council for the term 2021-2022.  The Craft Advisory Council was...

TTB Approves Three New Can Sizes for Canned Wines

The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau has added three new can sizes to the standard of fill for packaging wine-in-a-can: 200-ml., 250-ml. and 355-ml. This means that winemakers can sell individual cans in the...

Cannabis Regulators Association Adds Five State Members

The Cannabis Regulators Association (CANNRA) has announced that regulators from five additional states have joined the organization. CANNRA seeks to provide government jurisdictions with data to help make informed decisions when considering whether or...

Moët Hennessy Acquires Minority Stake in WhistlePig Rye Whiskey

The French company Moët Hennessy has purchased a minority stake in the U.S. rye whiskey producer WhistlePig. The partnership and minority investment will not impact WhistlePig’s distribution partnerships in North America, the company says, and...

Four Roses Expansion Continues at Cox’s Creek

There’s space for about 24,000 more barrels of bourbon in Kentucky as Four Roses opens its newest storage facility, Warehouse Y, in Cox’s Creek, KY. Warehouse Y is the second of several new warehouses to...