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Brent Hocking On Launching Virginia Black With Drake

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Looking to launch his own spirit brand, hip-hop superstar Drake turned to Brent Hocking. And for good reason: Hocking is an influential industry veteran whose string …

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Tasting: 4 Irish Whiskeys From Teeling

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Teeling Distillery reflects both the difficult past and bright future of Irish whiskey. Few spirits are hotter than Irish whiskey. But just 40 years back this category was …

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Interview: Cooperstown Distillery Blends Spirits And Baseball

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Launching a new line of spirits requires both quality product and effective branding. Cooperstown Distillery of Cooperstown, NY, believes it has both. Located less than a mile …

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Report: Irish Whiskey Exports Expected To Double By 2020

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There’s no doubt that Irish whiskey remains hot heading into 2017. The category has now posted double-digit growth for a dozen consecutive years. Projections by our research partner, The Beverage Information …

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4 Alcohol Trends For 2017 From The DISCUS Holiday Event

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The annual Distilled Spirits Council (DISCUS) New York holiday event is a window into what’s currently hot in alcohol — and what’s gaining steam. Brand reps from some …

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Angel’s Envy Officially Opens New Distillery and Visitor Center

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Angel’s Envy will officially open its new distillery and visitor center to the public for guided tours beginning Saturday, November 19. Located at 500 E. Main …

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Quintessential Brands Relaunches Four Gin, Irish Whiskey Brands In U.S.

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Quintessential Brands will invest several million dollars in bringing back four of their brands into North America this fall, the company says. These brands are: Greenall’s Gin, …

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Jim Beam Strike Ends

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The worker strike at two Jim Beam distilleries has ended, according to reports. The strike began last week when workers walked out of the shifts at …

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Michter’s Names New Master Distiller, Senior Production Promotions

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Michter’s Distillery has announced promotions of senior production staff as it carries through on its succession plan. Pamela Heilmann (top center) will assume the position of Michter’s Master Distiller, previously …

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6 Scotch Trends Seen By Jim Beveridge, Johnnie Walker Master Blender

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Jim Beveridge has seen a few trends come and go in the Scotch category. He’s worked for Johnnie Walker for more than 36 years. In 2001 …