Tag: distillery

Sazerac’s Tennessee Whiskey Distillery Begins Operations

sazerac tennessee whiskey distillery

On July 5, 2017, at a yet-to-be-named distillery in Newport, Tennessee, Sazerac launched a new chapter in the history of this storied company. Master Distiller John Lunn and Distiller Allisa Henley filled the distillery’s first barrels with new-make Tennessee Whiskey. Nobody’s going to be drinking this whiskey for years. (How long has yet to be … Read more

Whiskeys from Buffalo Trace Distillery Named Best in the World

Awards should always be taken with a grain of salt. Is the film that wins the Academy Award really the best picture of the year? Was Shakespeare in Love really better than Saving Private Ryan? Although the most prestigious awards do lend some measure of objective credibility to the winners, ultimately it's still a subjective process. … Read more

Buffalo Trace Distillery Releases Col. E.H. Taylor, Jr. Barrel Proof Whiskey

The latest news from Buffalo Trace Distillery, easily one of the most forward-thinking distilleries in the world. They're trying more interesting (and delicious) things with whiskey than anyone else I can think of. If you see a bottle of this, definitely pick it up. The latest in the Colonel E. H. Taylor, Jr. Bourbon Collection … Read more

Buffalo Trace Distillery Releases Fifth Round of Single Oak Project Bourbon

Here's the latest news on Buffalo Trace's Single Oak Project. I wrote about the previous round of whiskeys a while back. One year ago Buffalo Trace Distillery unveiled its Single Oak Project and its quest for the perfect bourbon. Now as the fifth round of Single Oak Project Bourbons are released, there has been much … Read more

Artisan Spirits Award Winners

The American Distilling Institute recently announced the winners of its 6th Annual Judging of Artisan American Spirits. Those spirits that were named Best of Class were: Artisan Distilled Whiskey: Corsair Artisan Distillery – Grainiac 9 Grain Bourbon Brandy: Jaxon Keys Winery & Distillery – Jepson Old Stock Brandy Rum: Turkey Shore Distilleries – Old Ipswich … Read more