Category Bourbon News

A. Overholt Straight Rye Whiskey – Press Release

A. Overholt Monongahela Mash Straight Rye Whiskey - Press Release Photo credit: James B. Beam Distilling
The James B. Beam Distilling Co. announced the latest release in the Overholt rye line: A. Overholt Monongahela Mash Straight Rye Whiskey! Made with an 18th century mash bill, the rye should have characteristics of that bygone era. Read the full press release to learn more!

Bourbon News April 7, 2024 Edition

New Bourbon and Whiskey Releases - Whiskey, Distillery & Bourbon News April 7, 2024 - Old Fitzgerald 25th Anniversary Decanter - Photo credit - Heaven Hill Distillery
Let's take a look at recent distillery, whiskey and bourbon news for April 7, 2024! Here are the headlines: Seagram's 7 joins with the American Cornhole League; Heaven Hill releases 25th Anniversary Old Fitzgerald Decanter; Jack Daniel's & McLaren Commemorative Bottle; A. Smith Bowman's new Oak Series; Michter's 10 Bourbon 2024 release; Hard Truth & Mellencamp Whiskey; 1st Booker's of 2024; Orphan Barrel 18 Year Bourbon

Bourbon News March 22, 2024 Edition

New Bourbon and Whiskey Releases - Whiskey, Distillery & Bourbon News March 22, 2024 - Penelope Rio - Photo credit - Penelope Bourbon
Let's take a look at recent distillery, whiskey and bourbon news for March 22, 2024! Here are the headlines: Bespoken Spirits grand opening celebration with Lynyrd Skynyrd; Elijah Craig celebrates the PGA Tour returning to Louisville; Buffalo Trace announces charity set recipients; Lainey Wilson partners with Barmen 1873 Bourbon; New Releases from Penelope, Peerless, Yellowstone, Pursuit United and Jack Daniel's.

Bourbon News March 10, 2024 Edition

New Bourbon and Whiskey Releases - Whiskey, Distillery & Bourbon News March 10, 2024
Let's take a look at this week's distillery, whiskey and bourbon news for March 10, 2024! Here are the headlines: Kentucky Bourbon Festival tickets to go on sale; First Annual National Bourbon Week announced; BBQ & Barrels in Owensboro; New whiskey releases from Kentucky Peerless, Old Forester, New Riff, Woodford Reserve, Castle & Key and Lost Lantern; Sazerac Sweepstakes Raises $1 million!

Bourbon News – February 23, 2024

Weekly Whiskey & Bourbon News – February 23, 2024
Let's take a look at this week's distillery, whiskey and bourbon news for February 23, 2024! Here are the headlines: A new distillery is announced in Madison County, KY; Refinement to Kentucky's Vintage Spirits Law; Stranahan's opens the Whiskey Lodge; New releases from Maverick, Hood River and Casey Jones

Bourbon News – February 16, 2024

Whiskey, Distillery & Bourbon News February 16, 2024
Let's take a look at this week's distillery, whiskey and bourbon news for February 16, 2024! Here are the headlines: Garrard County Distilling announces master distiller; Bourbon & Banter breaks Taylor Swift Whiskey story; Heaven's Door announces a new whiskey series; Holland America Line adds a single barrel bourbon.

Weekly Bourbon News – February 9, 2024

Distillery, whiskey and bourbon news - February 9, 2024 - Photo credits: Sazerac, World Whiskies Awards, Jack Daniel's
Let's take a look at this week's distillery, whiskey and bourbon news for February 9, 2024! Here are the headlines: Woodford Reserve announces 2024 Batch Proof; Fireball makes a lipstick; Jack Daniel's releases new batches of 10-Year-Old & 12-Year-Old Whiskeys; Enter a Sweepstakes to win a barrel of Blanton's Gold; World Whiskies Awards American Winners announced; Detroit City Distilling releases Paczkii Day Vodka

Weekly Bourbon News – February 2, 2024

Distillery, whiskey and bourbon news - February 2, 2024
Let's take a look at this week's whiskey, bourbon and distillery news for February 2, 2024! Here are the headlines: Lodestar Whiskey introduces first blend; Redwood Empire announces Small Lot Series; Heaven Hill announces Heritage Collection Aged 18 Years; Bulleit releases an American Single Malt; Bushmills presents Origins of Whiskey

Weekly Bourbon News – January 26, 2024

New Riff Distilling Distillery - Weekly Bourbon News - January 26, 2024
Let's take a look at this week's whiskey, bourbon and distillery news for January 26, 2024! Here are the headlines: Paradigm Spirits Heritage Collection named Canadian Whisky of the Year; Green River Distilling Announces Rye Whiskey; Barrel House Distilling Expansion in Cynthiana; New Riff names first Master Distiller; Woodford Releases Double Double Oaked Bourbon

Weekly Bourbon News – January 19, 2024

Old Forester 1924 - Weekly Bourbon News - January 19, 2024. Photo credit: Old Forester
Let's take a look at this week's bourbon and distillery news for January 19, 2024! Here are the headlines: Garrard County Distilling Opens; Uber to close Drizly; Old Forester Releases 1924 Bourbon; Angel's Envy Announces Cellar Collections Series 1-3 Multipack; Blacklion Rare Sheep's Milk Vodka comes to the US

Weekly Bourbon News – January 12, 2024

Weekly Bourbon News - January 12, 2024
Let's take a look at this week's bourbon news for January 12, 2024! Here are the headlines: Buffalo Trace and Chris Stapleton release Traveller Whiskey. Angel's Envy announces new expansion plan. Artisanal Spirits Company Buys Single Cask Nation. RD1 Spirits Unveils New Lexington Distillery Plans. Sugarlands Distilling Co. Launches Mark & Digger's Mountain Legacy Corn Whiskey. Garrison Brothers Announes 2024 Guadalupe.

Maryland Rye Revival

Maryland Rye Revival Symposium & Grand Tasting
The Maryland Rye Revival & Symposium, sponsored by the Maryland Distillers Guild, took place in Baltimore, MD in November 2023. It featured educational seminars, industry panels, and tastings of Maryland-made rye whiskies. Topics covered included the history of Maryland rye, the rise of the Maryland craft distillery, the role of women and cocktail culture in the rye revival, and the use of three-chamber stills. The event concluded with a grand tasting of Maryland-crafted rye whiskeys, as well as ryes and bourbons from outside Maryland.