Heaven Hill announces launch of Grain to Glass
American Whiskey Magazine
by Bradley Weir
2d ago
Heaven Hill Distillery has announced the launch of Heaven Hill Grain to Glass, the latest addition to its collection of whiskeys highlighting the brand’s long-standing commitment to quality, sustainability and craft. The new release features three new mashbills which include a bourbon, a wheated bourbon and rye expression. The idea for the line began eight years ago as the brainchild of Heaven Hill executive chairman Max Shapira, and a partnership with seed company Beck’s Hybrids. The bourbon and wheated bourbon whiskeys feature mashbills with higher secondary grain content than Heaven Hill’s ..read more
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Louisville school launches bourbon raffle fundraiser, draw on 20 June
American Whiskey Magazine
by Bradley Weir
5d ago
The West End School, a tuition-free, all-boys school located in Louisville, has launched an ambitious bourbon raffle in an effort to fundraise. Up to $200,000 worth of vintage and ultra-rare bourbons are to be raffled off nationwide. There are a total of 22 lots to be won. All proceeds from the raffle will support underprivileged kids at the West End School, and include the soon-to-be-built West End Girls School, expected to be finished in fall 2025. The live raffle drawing for the lots will take place at 11am EDT on 20 June. Tickets are priced at $100, and winners do not need to be present to ..read more
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Old Forester releases President’s Choice for Father’s Day
American Whiskey Magazine
by Alec McDonnell
1w ago
Old Forester has announced a new Father’s Day release of its rarest expression, President’s Choice. In 1964 former Brown-Forman President George Garvin Brown II offered the first private single barrels to customers, creating the tradition of President’s Choice. Old Forester has continued this tradition with a surprise summer release of President’s Choice. “President’s Choice is our most sought-after product – and most people never get the chance to buy a bottle,” said master taster Melissa Rift. “We’re excited to announce this special President’s Choice release just in time for Father’s Day ..read more
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Widow Jane announces proprietary heirloom corn bourbon
American Whiskey Magazine
by Bradley Weir
1w ago
Widow Jane Distillery has announced its newest, small-batch hand-assembled blend of bourbons – Baby Jane Bourbon by Widow Jane. The release has been created using the brand’s own unique “Baby Jane” corn, claimed by the producers to be the first nationally-available bourbon made using a proprietary heirloom corn. The release has been aged between four and six years, and is proofed at 91 (45.5% ABV). The producers have described the expression as having aromas of honeycomb, cream soda and salty air, with notes of Strawberries n’ Creme Taffy, Café au Lait and salted caramel on the palate. Around ..read more
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Wyoming Whiskey launches 2024 edition of Outryder
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by Lucy Schofield
2w ago
Wyoming Whiskey has announced the latest bottling of its Outryder Straight American Whiskey. An ‘in-between’ whiskey, neither truly bourbon nor truly rye, Wyoming describes Outryder as “hard to brand but easy to drink”. The whiskey was first released in 2016, born of a creative difference between the distillery’s co-founder and distiller. As the story goes, co-founder David DeFazio wanted then-distiller Steve Nally to make a rye for Wyoming. Nally didn’t want to make a rye, the grain being notoriously challenging to work with. Ultimately, Nally conceded and in 2011 casks of “rye” and more of b ..read more
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Bear Fight announces Kentucky Reserve – its first bourbon whiskey expression
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by Alec McDonnell
2w ago
Bear Fight, a whiskey brand from Next Century Spirits, has extended its whiskey portfolio with the launch of Bear Fight Kentucky Reserve – a bourbon finished in Reposado Tequila barrels. The Whiskey is aged for a minimum of three years before it is finished in ex-reposado tequila casks. Anthony Moniello, co-CEO of Next Century Spirits, commented: “Coming off the success of our initial brand launch with Bear Fight American Single Malt, we wanted to push the boundaries of what a bourbon can be. We wanted to craft an innovative bourbon that allowed us to tap into two growing liquor categorie ..read more
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Augusta Distillery celebrates Buckner’s 17 with launch party and exclusive tasting event
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by Alec McDonnell
2w ago
Augusta Distillery will officially launch Buckner’s 17, the newest bourbon in its Buckner’s series. The release will be available for guests to purchase at the distillery’s Buckner’s, BBQ and Bluegrass event on 15 June. The event will also feature catering provided by Rescue BBQ and live music performed by Slippery Creek. In addition, Alex Castle, Augusta Distillery’s first master distiller, will guide an exclusive tasting experience and distillery tour a day in advance of the official Buckner’s 17 release on 14 June. She will lead two tastings, at 3:30 pm and 5:00 pm Both events will include ..read more
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J. Mattingly 1845 Distillery offers custom-made bourbon bottles this Father’s Day
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by Alec McDonnell
3w ago
J. Mattingly 1845 Distillery has announced its custom double-staved bourbon bottle release this Father’s Day, with each one allowing customers to write their own personalized message. Consumers will be able to choose a mash bill from hundreds of other proprietary double-staved barrels, pre-selected by the Mattingly team of blenders. The purchase can be customized further with features such as bottle shape and wax color for the stopper. J. Mattingly 1845’s team will then hand bottle it with the consumer specifications in mind before shipment. Orders placed before 5 June will be received by Fath ..read more
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Cocktails: A masterclass on New Orleans’ other famous cocktail
American Whiskey Magazine
by Maggie Kimberl
3w ago
While it’s true that the Sazerac is ‘the’ cocktail of New Orleans, there’s another New Orleans-created classic cocktail that should be on your radar: the Vieux Carré (pronounced Voo kuh-ray). It was created by a bartender at the Hotel Monteleone, one of the most luxurious hotels in the city’s French Quarter, famous for its rotating bar, the Carousel Bar. Bar manager Marvin Allen is the keeper of this storied cocktail’s history, as he has been making them for more than two decades.   “I’ve been here 21 years, started out as a bartender and spent 19 years behind the carousel,” Allen says ..read more
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Oxmoor Farm announces new historical tour and accompanying bourbon
American Whiskey Magazine
by Bradley Weir
3w ago
Louisville-based Oxmoor Bourbon Company is introducing a bourbon-focused historical tour and tasting experience honoring the family’s influence on Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. Guests on the tour will see the original section of the family home, built in 1791, and then journey through the various additions made over the years, concluding in the final section, completed in 1928, which features the family’s 10,000 book library. Along the way, guests will enjoy a range of sensory experiences, including a sampling of a historically specific specialty cocktails that the fam ..read more
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