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The Top Whisky Stories of 2016…And a Look Ahead

December 30, 2016 – Every year is defined by the stories that shape it, for better or worse. Here’s our...

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Episode 619: December 11, 2016

A couple of weeks ago, we credited San Francisco’s Anchor Distilling with being the birthplace of the American craft distilling...

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Dealmaking Continues in Craft Distilling As Pernod Ricard Acquires Smooth Ambler

December 8, 2016 – Smooth Ambler Spirits’ Old Scout was named the “Best Single Barrel Bourbon in the World” in...

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Episode 610: October 9, 2016

Japanese whiskies have become harder to find as worldwide demand grows for them, but books about them are even harder to...

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High West Acquisition “Foundational” for Constellation Brands

October 7, 2016 – $160 million is a lot of money, especially for a single distillery that has only been...

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Constellation Brands Acquires High West for $160 Million

October 4, 2016 – Constellation Brands has won the bidding for Utah’s High West Distillery in a deal valued at...

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Episode 607: September 17, 2016

This week, Ardbeg unveiled its first single malt with an age statement since the original debut of the 10-year-old edition...

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Episode 606: September 11, 2016

Eddie Russell has been working in the shadow of his father, Wild Turkey’s legendary master distiller Jimmy Russell, for the...

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Bloomberg: Utah’s High West Could Bring $100 Million at Auction

September 9, 2016 – Utah’s High West Distillery is on the auction block, according to Bloomberg News, which cites sources...

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Episode 604: August 28, 2016

This week, we’re in Sweden visiting Box Distillery for a follow-up to our 2014 visit, and Box is making some...

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