Category: Press Releases

Crown Royal Northern Harvest Rye is the 2016 World Whisky of the Year

Crown Royal Northern Harvest Rye

NORWALK, Conn., November 19, 2015 – Renowned whisky writer Jim Murray today announced Crown Royal Northern Harvest Rye as the 2016 World Whisky of the Year, marking the first time a Canadian Whisky has received the honor. The recognition comes at a time when both the Canadian and Rye whisky categories continue to gain popularity amongst … Read more

Buffalo Trace Releases 13-Year-Old Old Fashioned Sour Mash Bourbon

Buffalo Trace bourbon whiskey experiment

FRANKFORT, FRANKLIN COUNTY, KY (Sept. 22, 2015)  Buffalo Trace Distillery has returned to its roots with the latest release in their long-running experimental whiskey program, a bourbon made using an old-fashioned process of souring the mash.  Distilled in May of 2002, this Old Fashioned Sour Mash experiment used Buffalo Trace’s proprietary mash.  The bourbon was cooked … Read more

Buffalo Trace Distillery Releases 2015 Antique Collection Whiskeys

Buffalo Trace Distillery

FRANKFORT, FRANKLIN COUNTY, KY (Sept. 8, 2015) Whiskey fans rejoice, Buffalo Trace Distillery is releasing its 2015 Antique Collection in late September. The highly anticipated collection will once again feature five limited-release whiskeys of various ages, recipes and proofs. Here’s what loyal fans can expect: George T. Stagg The powerhouse favorite of the Antique Collection, the 2015 … Read more

Kentucky Bourbon Festival Guests to Receive Free Safe Rides Home from Bulleit Frontier Whiskey

I’m passing along this press release because I thought some people find find it useful. Kentucky Bourbon Festival Guests to Receive Free Safe Rides Home from Bulleit Frontier Whiskey  Safe Rides Home Program Returns to Bardstown to Emphasize Responsible Drinking Bardstown, KY (Sept. 11, 2014) – Bourbon aficionados travel from all over the world to … Read more

Buffalo Trace Distillery Plays with Fire

I'm always fascinated with the things being done by Buffalo Trace Distillery. They're constantly experimenting, trying to find new ways to make fine bourbon. A lot of them don't work, but that's just part of the fun. Here's their latest, which sounds like it produced some good results. Just in time for colder weather, Buffalo … Read more

Lucas Bols Launches 7th Annual Bols Around the World Bartending Championship

Lucas Bols today announces the launch of the seventh annual Bols Around the World competition, the prestigious bartending world championship that seeks to find the world’s most talented and inspiring bartender. Contenders are invited to compete in three heats over six months for one of 20 spots in the semi-finals which will take place in … Read more

Just in Time for the Holidays: George Dickel Rye

The George Dickel distillery, purveyors of fine Tennessee whisky, have something new up their sleeves this year: a straight rye whiskey. Although there's nothing actually Tennessean about it — the whisky is made in Indiana and bottled in Illinois — the early reports are very good. I hope to be doing a tasting soon. From Mad Men fashion to … Read more