Wyoming Whiskey Crowns Winner of 2015 Bartender Shootout

Wyoming Whiskey named bartender Chad Taylor, of Zinc Bar at the Amangani Hotel, the winner of its Wyoming Bartender Shootout. With his creation of a cocktail coined “22 Boulevard,” Taylor (pictured above) took home the...

Buffalo Trace Distillery Old Fashioned Sour Mash

Buffalo Trace Distillery has released two Old Fashioned Sour Mash whiskeys as part of its long-running experimental whiskey program. Distilled in May of 2002, this recipe used Buffalo Trace’s proprietary mash, and the bourbon was cooked and cooled...

Gruppo Campari Acquires Grand Marnier

The Italian spirits company Campari has agreed to buy family-owned French company that makes Grand Marnier cognac, as well as wine and Armagnac. The acquisition price is reportedly $760 million. Campari also entered into agreement to become the global distributor...

Copper & Kings Distilled, Immature Brandy and Absinthe Blanche

Copper & Kings distillery in Louisville is trying to make sweet music with brandy and absinthe. The distillery uses copper pot stills to forge untraditional, natural aged and immature brandies and absinthes. By distilling wine at a low...

The Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility Establishes Endowed Chair at Harvard

The Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (Responsibility.org) has committed $3.3 million to create an endowed chair at Cambridge Health Alliance and Harvard Medical School. The announcement was made public yesterday. The first incumbent to the Morris...

Laphroaig Lore

To honor the passing ofknowledge down the generations of Laphroaig Distillery Manager, Laphroaig Distillery Manager John Campbell has created Laphroaig Lore. The distillery says it is "the most richly flavored of all Laphroaig." "Lore, meaning the passing...

Motivated by Consumer Trends, Jack Daniel’s and RumChata Team Up

Creative drinkers have themselves to thank for this new alcohol alliance. The Jack Daniel’s Flavors team has announced an official partnership with the cream liqueur brand, RumChata. The deal originated from the organic consumer trend of mixing RumChata with flavored whiskies...

Orphan Barrel Rhetoric 22-Year-Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

The Orphan Barrel Whiskey Distilling Company has announced its eighth release — Rhetoric 22 Year Old — the third in the Rhetoric series of progressively aged whiskeys. Rhetoric stocks were found in the old Stitzel-Weller Warehouses in Louisville, Ky. The whiskey...

NH Liquor Commission Purchases Record Quantity of Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel

Only one in 100 barrels of Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey is hand-selected to mature and attain the highest designation of Single Barrel quality. The New Hampshire Liquor Commission (NHLC) recently purchased a record 15...

O’Neill Vintners & Distillers Acquires Robert Hall Winery

O’Neill Vintners & Distillers has announced the purchase of Robert Hall Winery in Paso Robles, California. The sale includes the Robert Hall production facilities, hospitality center, inventory, vineyards and brands. Financial details of the sale were not disclosed. Robert...

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