Friday, January 30, 2015

Why barrels are the secret behind great spirits


Why barrels are the secret behind great spirits
To make the best whisky in the world, you needed to make the best barrels. ... More from the blogging barman, Luke McCarthy · Australian whiskies ...

Hillsboro's Big Bottom Whiskey renamed Big Bottom Distilling, debuts first in-house spirit


Hillsboro's Big Bottom Whiskey renamed Big Bottom Distilling, debuts first in-house spirit
The gin's release comes just months after the debut of what owner Ted Pappas called the company's "flagship product," an American blended whiskey ...

Whisky Quarterly magazine launches at Church House Conference Centre

Whisky Quarterly magazine launches at Church House Conference Centre
Church House Conference Centre was chosen as the venue for a lavish event for the launch of a new luxury whisky publication Whisky Quarterly.

Profits and sales down at Scots spirits firm Diageo

Profits and sales down at Scots spirits firm Diageo
The world's biggest distiller of Scotch whisky has reported a sharp fall in sales in some of its key markets. Diageo said profits in the second half of last ...

Sir Sean crowned toast of Scotland in whisky poll



Sir Sean crowned toast of Scotland in whisky poll
The survey, conducted to mark the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival, crowned Sir Sean as the Scot the British public would most like to toast in person ...

Rare bottle of Pappy Van Winkle's bourbon seized in Pittsburgh


Rare bottle of Pappy Van Winkle's bourbon seized in Pittsburgh
PITTSBURGH —State police said charges are pending after a rare, high-end bottle of bourbon was seized Thursday with the help of Duquesne ...

Bulleit bourbon sales a bright spot for Diageo earnings


Bulleit bourbon sales a bright spot for Diageo earnings
Bulleit Bourbon and Bulleit Rye on display during the Taste of the New South Tasting Room, hosted by Tom and Hollis Bulleit, at the 11th annual Tales ...