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2 hrs ago | Chicago Reader

Reader's Agenda Thu 4/24: Demetri Martin, American Whiskey Affair, and Princess Nokia

Observational comedian Demetri Martin stops by Lincoln Hall tonight. He may use your precious time together to draw pictures on stage, play acoustic guitar, and tell jokes that, according to Kevin Warwick , contain a "feeling of coziness, similar to what it's like to laugh at a friend's astute doodles on coffee shop napkins."


Related Topix: Drink, Whiskey, Liquor, Chicago, IL

7 hrs ago |

Daffodils are sprouting; must be time for a beer festival

THE DAFFODILS are sprouting, the grass is growing. It's time to hire some kid to mow the lawn so you can dive into beer-drinking season.


Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Liquor, Franklintown, PA, Phoenixville, PA, Life, Homebrewing, Hobbies

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Daily Meal

Aged Rum: Sweet Nectar You Should Be Sipping

When it comes to alcoholic beverages, I'm a wine guy first and foremost, then a Scotch & bourbon guy.


Related Topix: Drink, Whiskey, Scotch, Liquor, Recreational Vehicle, El Dorado/Honorbuilt

WDRB-TV Louisville

Jim Beam celebrates 13 millionth barrel of bourbon

At Jim Beam Distillery in Bullitt County the bourbon barrels just keep rolling off the line into the warehouses for aging.


Related Topix: Drink, Liquor, Bullitt County, KY


Jim Beam Makes History, Fills 13 Millionth Barrel Of Bourbon

The barrel was personally filled and sealed by "I guess, in this case, 13 is a lucky number," said Noe.


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Lexington Herald-Leader

Jim Beam fills its 13 millionth barrel

Fred Noe, left, Jim Beam's great-grandson and seventh-generation master distiller, hammered the bung into the company's 13 millionth barrel Wednesday and his son, Freddie Noe, followed by hammering in the final seal.


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Business news: Low-wage jobs and Starting your own bourbon label

For years, many Americans followed a simple career path: Land an entry-level job, gain experience and skills and then leave for a better-paying job.


Related Topix: Drink, Liquor, Louisville, KY

Locally owned Sazerac plans major distillery expansion, reports Lexington Herald-Leader

Sazerac, headquartered in New Orleans, will spend $71 million to expand three of its Kentucky distilleries, reports the Lexington Herald-Leader .


Related Topix: Kentucky, Drink, Liquor

The Star Online

'Made in New York' spirit lovers are drinking to its revival

The Kings County Distillery is the first whisky distillery to be licensed in New York since a 1920 to 1933 nationwide ban on alcohol.


Related Topix: New York, Drink, Whiskey, Liquor, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Queens, NY

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Standard

EU gives green light to Suntory for Jim Bean takeover

The European Commission cleared on Tuesday Suntory of Japan's US$16 billion bid for the US maker of Jim Beam bourbon whisky.


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State Journal

Kentucky businesses top list for distilling

Kentucky is synonymous with bourbon. Therefore, it may be surprising that even one of Business Insider's 13 best bourbons are distilled outside the Bluegrass State.


Related Topix: Drink, Liquor, Kentucky, Frankfort, KY, Whiskey, Clermont, KY, Bardstown, KY

UK: Gruppo Campari unveils Wild Turkey poster push

Gruppo Campari is aiming to further boost the profile of its Wild Turkey Bourbon with the launch of the brand's first UK outdoor ad campaign.


Related Topix: Wild Turkey, Pop/Rock, Drink, Liquor

US: Beam Inc gives TV debut to Knob Creek - video

The ad, called 'Bookerisms', features the brand's creator, Booker Noe, as he highlights its history and American whiskey's growing popularity.


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Bourbon authors to attend Kentucky receptions

The receptions will coincide with a five-day event called the Kentucky Bourbon Affair, which gives bourbon fans an up-close look at the industry.


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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Serious Eats

5 Lesser-Known Bourbons You Should Be Drinking

They might not be as well known as Pappy Van Winkle, but these 5 bourbons deserve a spot in your liquor cabinet.


Related Topix: Drink, Liquor, Whiskey, Charleston, SC

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Last minute recipes and DIYs for Easter

Easter is tomorrow, April 20, and if you haven't thought about what your planning on serving or taking with you to the annual Easter dinner or picnic don't panic, you're not alone.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Recipes, Pudding, Drink, Liquor

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Polo match on waterfront will close bourbon event

The first-ever Kentucky Bourbon Affair will feature the polo match to close the five-day event in May. The polo tournament will be held with a brunch at Waterfront Park.


Related Topix: Drink, Liquor, Bradenton, FL

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Vail Daily News

Distillery coming to Vail Valley

Christian Avignon's grandfather was in the 10th Mountain Division during World War II.


Related Topix: Vail, CO, Drink, Whiskey, Liquor, Palisade, CO, Breckenridge, CO, Leadville, CO

Seattle Weekly

The Daily Drink: The Kentucky Cartel at Barrio

Over the last couple of years, I've become a fan of drinks with more than one base spirit.


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What to drink tonight - The top 10 whiskies in the world plus one

I like whiskey - bourbon, scotch, whatever. It can be a good cocktail all by itself - neat or on the rocks, depending on the type - or as part of a delicious mixed cocktail.


Related Topix: Drink, Whiskey, Liquor, Scotch, Chicago, IL