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Alltech President Dr. Pearse Lyons, Founder of Town Branch, Dueling Barrels & Pearse Lyons Distilleries Passes

It is with great sadness that Alltech announces the passing of its founder and president, Dr. Pearse Lyons. Lyons died on Thursday, March 8, due to an acute lung condition that developed during his recovery from heart surgery. He was 73. “We are all de…

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Booker’s Bourbon 1st 2018 Batch Honors Kentucky Bourbon Hall-of-Famer Kathleen DiBenedetto

Booker’s® Bourbon from the Jim Beam Distillery has announced its first release of the year, Booker’s® Batch 2018-01, also called “Kathleen’s Batch.” This release is named in tribute to Kathleen DiBenedetto who, together with founding distiller Booker N…

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And the Winner is… American Craft Spirits Association Announces 2018 Award Winners

The American Craft Spirits Association (ACSA) announced the winners of its Fifth Annual Judging of Craft Spirits, who were honored during the awards dinner at the ACSA Craft Distillers Convention and Vendor Trade Show. This year’s show was attended by …

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Beer is Love: How Our Craft Supports Nonprofits

Our Beer Is Love program is just that. We believe we can help others do good through using beer as the liquid to bring people together. Established in 2012, the Beer is Love Program has focused on giving back to the communities where our beer …

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Bottled in Bond Act Signed Into Law March 3, 1897 – The Law Explained by Fred & Bernie [Video]

For the average person, March 3 is just another day on the calendar but, for hardcore distilled spirits fans it’s a day that’s kind of a big deal. You see March 3, 1897 is a day that will go down in distilled spirits history as a turning po…

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Bourbon & Beyond Announces 2018 Bourbon Headliners, Musicians Announced Later

In case there was any doubt that the Bourbon & Beyond Festival really is a bourbon centric event, this should put it into perspective – the list of bourbons and master distillers has come out before the list of music headliners. Festival producer D…

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Royal Dutch Distillers to be Exclusive Importer of Tequila Tromba into US Market

Tequila Tromba has announced a new partnership with De Kuyper Royal Dutch Distillers providing the craft premium tequila with a strong partner in the US Market. Royal Dutch Distillers known for their portfolio of premium craft spirits and will be Tromb…

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VITOK: Which Comes First When Starting a Distillery? Engineering or Architecture [BrandScape]

There are lots of reasons people start new distilleries. It could be a family history of distillation that goes back hundreds of years, it could be a love of spirits or it could be the desire to create something from scratch to create a new legacy. Pla…

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Deep Eddy Vodka Expands In-flight Offerings with Southwest Airlines

Deep Eddy Vodka, American-made straight vodka, has announced an expanded partnership with Southwest Airlines. Deep Eddy Ruby Red joins Deep Eddy Vodka as an in-flight offering beginning March 1, 2018. The two Texas-based brands took flight together Sep…

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A Year of Giving: 2017 Beer is Love

Last year, we expanded our Beer is Love program to reach beyond beer donations. We donated an amazing total of $126,168.00 to nonprofits across our distribution territory. Below is a recap of what our Beer is Love program was up to in 2017 and…

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