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Daily Archive: December 29, 2021

Whisky Advocate: Beyond Kentucky, Distillers Are Pushing The Boundaries Of Bourbon

A new wave of U.S. distillers are reimagining what great Bourbon can taste like, stepping out of Kentucky’s long shadow to embrace differences in terroir, experiment freely, and examine every step of the whiskey-making process. Continue reading →

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Retailers Leverage The Sparkling Wine Boom

With sparkling wine sales bubbling over lately, retail players are aiming to make the most of the segment’s popularity during its biggest selling season. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for December 29, 2021

•Diageo’s Bulleit whiskey brand has teamed up with Kentucky-based West Sixth Brewing to create Bourbon Barrel Brownie, a limited edition offering marrying the brewery’s beer and Bulleit Bourbon. Continue reading →

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Impact Databank: Upscale Tequila Brands Drive Spirits Industry Growth

Even as retail dollar gains for spirits have decelerated markedly this year, the resilient Tequila category continues to increase at double-digit rates, and among all spirits categories, only pre-mixed, single-serve cocktails have outperformed the upscale Tequila sector in 2021. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for December 28, 2021

•Lyle Stutzman, president of Johnson Brothers of Iowa, has announced his retirement, effective at the end of this year. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for December 28, 2021

•Baltimore, Maryland’s DuClaw Brewing Company has launched three new seasonal beers. Continue reading →

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