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Daily Archive: July 8, 2015

EXCLUSIVE: Johnnie Walker Unveils New “Select Casks” Project With Rye Finished Whisky

Diageo will debut a new limited edition Johnnie Walker Select Casks series of special wood-finished whiskies this fall, beginning with Johnnie Walker Select Casks: Rye Cask Finish. Continue reading →

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Wine Spectator: Eight Restaurants Earn New Grand Awards in 2015

Based on a strong showing of contenders, Wine Spectator’s 2015 Restaurant Awards program has promoted eight restaurants to Grand Award status, the highest recognition for a restaurant wine list. Continue reading →

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Bacardi Adds To Rum Stable With Mixology-Driven Banks Brand

Bacardi Ltd. has acquired the Banks rum brand for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for July 8, 2015

•Boston Beer Company’s Twisted Tea, an Impact “Hot Brand,” is rolling out a new Twisted Tea Bourbon Barrel offering this summer in select markets. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for July 8, 2015

•Texas-based Garrison Brothers Distillery is re-releasing its Garrison Brothers Cowboy Bourbon (TM) in limited quantities this summer. Continue reading →

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