Old Overholt Straight Rye Whiskey has announced the national launch of Old Overholt 114 Proof Straight Rye Whiskey. The highest proof in the brand lineup initially launched in fall 2020 in Pennsylvania and Ohio, two states of historical significance to the brand. Old Overholt 114 Proof joins the classic 86 proof Old Overholt Straight Rye Whiskey, and the 100 proof Old Overholt Bottled-in-Bond. Warm on the palate as a higher-proof whiskey, Old Overholt 114 Proof has flavors
Templeton Distillery has announced the launch of Templeton 10 Year Reserve Rye Whiskey, along with a refreshed look for the brand. Templeton Rye 10 Year Reserve is a single-barrel whiskey, aged 10 years in charred new American oak barrels. Flavors include dark oak with honeyed floral notes and the distillery’s signature rye spice, the company reports The new 10 Year Reserve, along with the 4 and 6 Year, will all feature refreshed packaging. Templeton’s new offering and look
Ahead of World Cocktail Day tomorrow (13 May), new research has found that the Margarita is the world’s most popular cocktail. To determine ‘each country’s favourite cocktail’, ready-to-drink and mixer company Funkin gathered Google search volume data on the most searched-for serves around the world. Based on data from 115 countries, the Margarita claimed the crown as the most popular cocktail internationally. It was the most searched-for cocktail in 30 countries, including the US and
Edrington and Beam Suntory have agreed to swap equity stakes in their jointly-owned distributions firms in the UK and Spain. The Macallan owner Edrington will take full ownership of Edrington-Beam Suntory UK, while Beam Suntory will become the owner of Maxxium Spain. The agreement is effective from 2 August 2021, subject to regulatory approval. The move will allow both firms to ‘reduce complexity, improve agility, make decisive investments and expand opportunities for employees as both
Johnnie Walker maker Diageo expects to register organic operating profit growth of at least 14% in its 2021 fiscal year, and resumed its plan to return billions of pounds to shareholders. In a trading update today (12 May), Diageo said the operating profit prediction is ‘slightly ahead’ of organic net sales growth. In January this year, Diageo saw sales drop 4.5% in the second half of 2020. The company registered 1% organic growth during H1,