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Daily Archive: August 5, 2013

Interview: Whisky Advocate Talks With John and Jack Teeling

In the late 1980s, John Teeling started the Cooley distillery, an independent, Irish-owned distillery that’s had an outsized impact on the Irish whiskey category. Cooley was sold to Beam in 2012, and John’s son Jack has started his own whiskey company, with plans to build a new distillery in Dublin. Whisky Advocate managing editor Lew Bryson sat down for an interview with John and Jack that appeared in the most recent issue of Whisky Advocate. Here are some excerpts. Continue reading →

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Russian Standard Boosts Stake In Italy’s Gancia

Russian Standard has increased its stake in Italian sparkling wine producer Gancia to 94.1% for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for August 5, 2013

Beam Inc. has announced plans to build a new 600,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art distribution center in Frankfort, Kentucky. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing And Distilling News for August 5, 2013

•San Diego’s Fat Cat Beer Co. has released the newest addition to its lineup, Confession IPA. Continue reading →

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