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New Distillery Arrives in Kentucky

By Rebecca Yonker, Erik Schelzig | Friday May 30, 2014
Global liquor giant Diageo PLC on Thursday announced plans to build a new distillery in Kentucky amid a global boom in American whiskey sales.

Jack Daniel’s Opposes Changing Tenn. Whiskey Law

By Bruce Schreiner, Erik Schelzig | Wednesday Mar 19, 2014
State lawmakers are considering dialing back some requirements that they say make it too difficult for craft distilleries to market their spirits as Tennessee whiskey, a distinctive and popular draw in the booming American liquor business.

In the Spirit: Rye... or Rye Not?

By Kristen Siebecker | Wednesday Mar 12, 2014
With a bit of chill in the air throughout most of the county, you may want to opt for a cocktail that warms you up -- and if you want to stay on trend, consider American rye.

Expansion Planned at Maker’s Mark Distillery

By Bruce Schreiner | Saturday Mar 1, 2014
The producers of Maker’s Mark bourbon announced a distillery expansion Thursday to pump up production and keep pace with growing demand for the Kentucky whiskey, known by its distinctive bottles sealed in red wax.

Limited Whiskey Sells for Nearly $4,000 Per Bottle

By Bruce Schreiner | Tuesday Dec 3, 2013
A new whiskey created in Kentucky features a blend of age and scarcity that spiked demand - and its price. Whiskey fans including are angling to snatch up limited stocks of Michter’s Celebration Sour Mash Whiskey for nearly $4,000 per bottle.

Hammer Head Whiskey Breaks Through the Iron Curtain

By Karel Janicek | Wednesday May 15, 2013
Whiskey made in Communist Czechoslovakia gets uncorked after almost 40 years, revealing an award-winning malty spirit that gives the typical Eastern Bloc vodka a run for its money.

Jim Beam Dips into White Whiskey

By Bruce Schreiner | Thursday Mar 28, 2013
The world’s largest bourbon producer is dipping into moonshining’s colorful past to create its own batches of white whiskey.

Shackelton’s Famous Whiskey Gets a Second Life

By Rod McGuirk | Monday Jan 28, 2013
Three bottles of 19th century Scotch found beneath the floor boards of Antarctic explorer Ernest Shackelton’s abandoned expedition base have been returned to the polar continent after a distiller flew them to Scotland to recreate the long-lost recipe.
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