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3 hrs ago | TheIndyChannel
Hotel Tango Whiskey Distillery sits at the corner of Virginia Avenue and Calvary Street in a historic brick building that has been transformed into the first artisan distillery in the U.S. Barnes said he enlisted in the Marines after the 9/11 attacks. He served three combat tours in Iraq before returning home to Indiana.
8 hrs ago | WKYT
The Bulleit Frontier Whiskey Experience at Stitzel-Weller becomes the ninth stop on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Last year, more than 630,000 people visited the state's distilleries.
8 hrs ago | Outblush
Can't tell your Canadian Club from your Crown Royale? It's time to wise up. This Whiskey Glasses Set combines stylish drinking vessels with a crash course in the arts of the distillery.
11 hrs ago | Red Eye Chicago
Lively Water Whiskey Fest, organized by Red Frog Events, will come to the Field Museum on Nov. 15. The festival includes two hours of whiskey tasting, mixology demonstrations, whiskey-based cocktails and a tasting glass. The full list of distilleries has not yet been released, but a partial line-up includes Midwest distillers Journeyman, Few Spirits, New Holland Spirits and Koval, as well as other American and Scottish producers.
17 hrs ago | Korea Herald
When his family business was closing after nearly four centuries of making sake and other spirits, Ichiro Akuto swooped to rescue the doomed distillery's whisky stock and went out on his own. A little over a decade later, the 10-person operation is on a roll with its Ichiro's Malt scooping up praise from a rapidly growing fan base in Japan and overseas.
HUNTER Laing, the Scotch whisky blending and bottling specialist, has invested a "seven figure" sum in a whisky maturation warehouse in East Kilbride. HUNTER Laing, the Scotch whisky blending and bottling specialist, has invested a \"seven figure\" sum in a whisky maturation warehouse in East Kilbride.
Scotland's biggest whisky distiller, Diageo, is pumping 10 million into a business accelerator programme aimed at entrepreneurs developing new spirits brands. Distill Ventures, which claims to be the world's first accelerator programme dedicated to supporting new and growing spirits businesses, will make the cash available to start-ups in its a second year.
Any type of fermented grain, in fact, can be used to make whiskey, and the practice of aging whiskey for better flavor has been practiced for centuries. Whiskey is made in Ireland and Canada too, but if American whiskey is made primarily with corn - at least 51 percent corn - then it can be legally classified as Bourbon.
Though Indians consume more whiskey than rest of the world, local whiskey has always played second fiddle to the Scottish variety. A few years ago, at a convention in Glasgow, the mecca of whiskey, India's liquor baron Vijay Mallya silenced critics with his roaring speech.
Jimmy Russell, left, Wild Turkey's master distiller, pours a sample of the bourbon Aug. 22 for a visitor at the distillery near Lawrenceburg, Ky. During his 60 years in the bourbon-making business, Russell has seen his duties expand to become brand ambassador for Wild Turkey.
A bevy of Scottish celebrities have taken sides in the debate over Scotland's possible independence, Sean Connery and J.K. Rowling chief among them. But now a true star has entered the mix - Groundskeeper Willie .
It's like paddling through oatmeal," said Simeon Rossi, stirring a vat of mash. "It gets us ready for our canoe trips."
Appleton Estate Rums master blender Joy Spence invited media guests to learn the art and science of blending rum. And to drink some rum.
GLENCAIRN Crystal has said it plans to hit the acquisition trail and to create more jobs in Scotland as the company looks to maintain its strong growth rates. GLENCAIRN Crystal has said it plans to hit the acquisition trail and to create more jobs in Scotland as the company looks to maintain its strong growth rates.
Officials of the Chattanooga Whiskey Company have applied for a permit for a distillery across from the Chattanooga Choo Choo.
The back story: Who says Scotland has the single-malt whisky category all to itself? In recent years, the American market has seen whiskies from other countries - Japan, India, France - find their ways to store shelves. And now comes Taiwan - specifically, a brand called Kavalan that's the brainchild of Taiwanese entrepreneur T.T. Lee, who made much of his fortune in canned coffee, which is hugely popular in Asia, As it turns out, Lee also has a taste for brown spirits - specifically, single-malt Scotches.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 06:01 pm
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