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Daily Archive: October 21, 2014

Hennessy On The Rise In The U.S., Despite Cognac’s Global Slowdown

Although Cognac has lost a little steam in the U.S. lately—decelerating from 2.8% volume growth in 2012 to a 1.9% advance last year, according to Impact Databank—category leader Hennessy has managed to stay ahead of the curve. Continue reading →

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Whisky Advocate: Balcones Founder Chip Tate Speaks Freely

For the first time since an August 8 temporary restraining order, Balcones founder Chip Tate can talk about the legal battle at the Texas distillery. 
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News Briefs for October 21, 2014

•Casamigos Tequila has extended its ultra-premium lineup with a new Añejo entry. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for October 21, 2014

Stone Brewing has released a new citrus- and chocolate-flavored variant of its Smoked Porter as a limited edition seasonal offering. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 21, 2014