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Orphan Barrel & Stitzel-Weller Featured in Neiman Marcus Christmas Book

October 7, 2015 – Someone at Neiman Marcus really likes Bourbon, if the annual Christmas Book of high-end luxury gifts...

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Episode 479: May 17, 2014

The old saying goes “when life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” Dan Garrison’s life was full of lemons back in...

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Orphan Barrel’s Rhetoric Bourbon To Go On Sale In June

May 15, 2014 – Diageo’s Orphan Barrel line of rare whiskies will expand to a third release in June with...

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Episode 468: March 1, 2014

Maker’s Mark celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, and the distillery is about to undergo a $70 million dollar expansion...

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Rhetoric Bourbon Will Be Third Orphan Barrel Release

February 24, 2014 – The first two whiskies in Diageo’s new Orphan Barrel range are still a few weeks away...

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Episode 466: February 15, 2014

There have been many more questions than answers about Diageo’s new Orphan Barrel range of whiskies…until now. Diageo’s Ewan Morgan...

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Orphan Barrel Bourbons Get Birth Certificate (Of Sorts)

February 11, 2014 – Diageo’s new Orphan Barrel line of whiskies is based on so-called “found” barrels of whisky that...

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Episode 465: February 8, 2014

Whisky’s brand ambassadors roam the world, racking up tens or hundreds of thousands of frequent flier miles every year and...

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Diageo Releases More Details On Orphan Barrel Whiskies

January 30, 2014 – Diageo’s North American unit is releasing more information about the upcoming launch of its Orphan Barrel...

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Episode 454: December 2, 2013

There’s one question Diageo’s whisky team has been asked for years — why can’t we have more Mortlach single malt...

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