Eastern Light Distilling, led by former Kentucky Peerless Distilling Company’s Caleb Kilburn and Cordell Lawrence, gives new updates on their new distillery in Morehead, Eastern Kentucky.
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Bourbon and cigar pairings to start off 2024 right! Alec Bradley and Starlight Distillery’s new collaboration, featuring Gatekeeper cigars and Starlight Single Barrel Bourbon aged in Vino de Naranja casks.
New cocktail recipes and tastings of DeGroff Spirits with legendary bartender Dale DeGroff. Bourbon expert Tom Fischer tastes with Dale and chats with him about his New World Amaro and Bitter Apertivo. DeGroff Spirits were developed in partnership with Ted Breaux and Oregon’s Clear Creek Distillery. Dalet tells stories from New York’s iconic Rainbow Room and Hotel Bel-Air, plus learn about Dale’s favorite cocktails and predictions for cocktail trends in 2024.
Brooklyn Brewery, in collaboration with Four Roses Distillery, has announced the launch of the 2023 edition of Brooklyn Black Ops, a Russian Imperial Stout with a 12% ABV. This release marks the fifth annual collaboration between the two renowned brands. Significantly, this year also celebrates the 35th anniversary of Brooklyn Brewery’s flagship beer and the 135th anniversary of Four Roses. In recognition of these milestones, Black Ops features a refreshed design, inspired by Four Roses’ first global brand update in almost two decades.
Hosting a bourbon tasting? Learn about Bourbon expert suggestions from our whiskey tastings as we give examples from our recent tastings at Food & Wine Festivals.
Scotch vs. Bourbon, why not both? The new Old Forester’s 117 Series: Scotch Cask Finish, a limited-edition tribute to George Garvin Brown’s Scottish heritage. Available while it lasts at Old Forester Distilling Co. in Louisville Kentucky and select Kentucky stores, this 93-proof Kentucky Bourbon whiskey is matured in Speyside-sourced sherry and wine barrels.
The 2023 A. Smith Bowman Distillery’s Cask Strength Virginia Straight Bourbon Whiskey is third annual release from the Fredericksburg, Virginia distillery. This is at 9 years old and 67.55% / 135.1 proof and crafted by Distiller David Bock. Uncut and non chill-filtered, you can enter the nationwide lottery for a chance to purchase this rare Virginia bourbon whiskey.
Need Bourbon and Whiskey gift idea inspiration? We dive into the “12 Days of Christmas” with Blue Run Spirits with whiskey created by Jim Rutledge. A thoughtfully curated Bourbon collection along with the new limited edition Bourbon whiskey advent calendar. Bourbon expert Tom Fischer talks with Mike Montgomery about the colletction.
Jefferson’s Bourbon and Mark Iacono for the Jefferson’s x Lucali: Slice of New York sweepstakes. New Yorkers have a chance to win exclusive reservations at Lucali in Brooklyn, Jefferson’s x Lucali swag, and experience the blend of premium bourbon and delicious pizza with Jefferson’s Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey
Remembering Brad Brunson of Amorim Cork America, who recently passed at 56. Thoughts in a tribute to his memory in the spirits industry and Bourbon business including a video of an interview with Bourbon expert Tom Fischer from the Craft Beverage Expo.