Old Forrester Single Barrel Program Adds 100 Proof, Barrel Strength

Customers who purchase full barrels from Old Forester will now have more options. The brand announced today an expansion of its single barrel program to include both 100 proof and unfiltered barrel strength whiskeys. “Since our founding 150 years ago, we’ve always listened to our customers and looked for ways to innovate to meet their tastes,” explains Jackie Zykan, Old Forrester master distiller. “Proof and filtration are both really important factors in the final flavor and complexity…

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Does Terroir Matter in Whiskey?

The term terroir is common in wine. Many consumers understand that the flavors and aromas of wine can reflect the grapes, soil and other terrain aspects from the vineyards. So if whiskey is made from grains grown similarly on a farm — with purpose and attention in where and how cultivation occurs— then why would terroir not also apply to distilled spirits? Yet the word is not typical with whiskey, or at least not nearly as common…

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Dogfish Head and Rodenbach Announce Collaboration Beer

U.S. craft beer pioneer Dogfish Head has joined forces with Belgium’s historic Brouwerij Rodenbach to release Vibrant P’Ocean, a 4.7%-ABV blended sour ale. This is the first collaboration beer in Rodenbach’s 200-year history. “As America’s number-one brewer of sour beers, we at Dogfish are absolutely honored to be the first to collaborate and create a beer in partnership with Rodenbach, the world’s most well-respected maker of sour beers,” says Sam Calagione, founder of Dogfish Head. “I’m proud to say that…

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The Rock and Dany Garcia Obtain Distribution for Tequila Brand

Siete Bucks Spirits, led by Founder and Chairman Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and cofounder Dany Garcia, today announce a strategic alliance and partnership to distribute Teremana Tequila globally with the Mast-Jägermeister organization. Distribution begins in March. “Our entire team, including Garcia and industry vets and co-founders Jenna Fagnan and Ken Austin, are excited to partner with Mast-Jägermeister SE to distribute Teremana,” says Johnson. “Just like us, they are a family business and share the same set of principles which are…

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JetBlue Adds A Canned Wine To Beverage Lineup

Airline JetBlue this month adds its first-ever canned wine, from Boston-based Archer Roose Collective. JetBlue now offers Archer Roose sauvignon blanc onboard flights nationwide. The bright, citrus-forward white wine from Chile’s Casablanca Valley can be purchased on all flights for a price of $8 per can; every can is created from previously recycled aluminum. JetBlue will transition to Archer Roose’s Provence rosé in the late spring. Archer Roose and JetBlue share core values and natural…

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