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Tag Archives: Jack Daniels

• Kentucky whiskey, spirits maker buys southern Indiana mill

Kentucky whiskey, spirits maker buys southern Indiana mill

A Kentucky company that’s a top maker of whiskey and other spirits is buying a southern Indiana lumber mill that will turn out wooden segments for its bourbon barrels. Louisville, Kentucky-based Brown-Forman Corp. will spend $12 million to buy and expand that Owen County mill. The Indianapolis Star reports the 15,000-square-foot mill in Spencer about […]

• Scotland Retains Top Spot in Drink Brands

Scotland Retains Top Spot in Drink Brands

THE United States is closing in on Scotland’s number one position for producing the world’s most powerful drinks brands according to a report. For the tenth year running, spirits brands including Johnnie Walker helped Scotland maintain its top position in the Power 100 league table compiled by brand valuation consultancy Intangible Business. But the report […]

• 20 Top Whiskies At San Francisco World Spirits Competition

20 Top Whiskies At San Francisco World Spirits Competition

The results are in from the world’s most prestigious spirits competition. The San Francisco World Spirits Competition took place last month, showcasing the very best of some 1,500 liquors.  In all, nearly 50 bottles won awards – but we know what you’re here for, so we compiled a list of this year’s top whiskeys. From the […]

• Lost Spirits Disruptive Technology: Spirits Age 20 Yrs in 6 Days

Lost Spirits Disruptive Technology: Spirits Age 20 Yrs in 6 Days

SALINAS, Calif. /California Newswire/ — California-based Lost Spirits LLC today announced it has built a new type of chemical reactor capable of making aged spirits with a near identical chemical signature to 20 year old barrel aged products. The new reactors are compact, portable, and will be deployed to 5 distilleries in a beta-test this […]

• An Investor’s Insight into the Alcoholic Beverage Industry

An Investor’s Insight into the Alcoholic Beverage Industry

Overview The beverage industry can be classified into nonalcoholic and alcoholic beverage categories. According to Beverage Marketing Corporation, the carbonated soft drink is the key nonalcoholic beverage category with a market share of 33.1% of the total US beverage market volume. Alcoholic beverages, primarily beer, also form a dominant part of the US beverage market. […]

• Anchor Distilling Hophead Hop Vodka Review

Anchor Distilling Hophead Hop Vodka Review

This past year was another big year for the vodka category. Not only were total volumes of vodka up, but so were the number of offerings in the space. Much of the vodka expansion has been a result of renewed interest in flavored vodka, with cake, caramel, and other confection flavorings leading the charge. The […]

• New tool lets brands ‘age screen’ their Twitter followers

New tool lets brands ‘age screen’ their Twitter followers

Particularly useful for alcohol brands and marketers from other industries with age-related requirements, the solution unveiled today promises a quick and easy method of age screening – in a way that’s consistent with standard industry practices. Following several weeks of beta-testing with a small, select group of alcohol brands from several of the alcohol industry’s […]

• Small-Batch Bourbon Gives Distillers A Big Lift

Small-Batch Bourbon Gives Distillers A Big Lift

Some of the world’s major drinks makers are betting big on small-batch bourbon. The companies, including Brown-Forman Corp. (BF.A, BF.B), Fortune Brands Inc.’s (FO) Beam Global Spirits & Wine Inc. unit and Diageo PLC (DEO, DGE.LN), are capitalizing on a renewed interest in classic cocktails, helped by the likes of AMC’s “Mad Men,” and increasing […]

• How About This For A Vertical Tasting: 9 Decades of Whiskey

How About This For A Vertical Tasting: 9 Decades of Whiskey

Call it a taste in time. Brown-Forman, the company behind some of America’s most popular spirits (Jack Daniel’s, Southern Comfort, etc.), recently joined forces with New York’s Plaza Hotel to offer a one-of-a-kind whiskey “flight.” The idea: Sample a spirit from each of the last nine decades – yes, straight from the original bottle – […]

• Sound Smart About Whiskey. Here Are 18 Facts You Must Know

Sound Smart About Whiskey. Here Are 18 Facts You Must Know

1. Whisky is not the same as Whiskey There is some debate about whether or not Scottish distilleries are the only ones who can call (spell) their whisky, whisky. But the general consensus is this: Whisky: Scottish only Whiskey: Everyone else Factoid: Scots spell it without the “e” because they believe more vowels waste good […]

• Alcohol Companies Holding Back On Discounts For Holiday Season

Alcohol Companies Holding Back On Discounts For Holiday Season

Happy hour might be more expensive this holiday season, as makers and importers of wine and spirits plan to rely less on discounts to score big sales this holiday season. Exact figures for 2009 price cuts were unavailable, but analysts say price-based promotions made a serious dent in bottom lines. While beverage companies won’t be […]

• Hillybilly Hooch goes Hipster at Silverlake Wine Whisky Tasting

Hillybilly Hooch goes Hipster at Silverlake Wine Whisky Tasting

By BoozeNews reporter D.R. Stewart Apparently, as Hipster beards become more Ken Burns Civil War style – it makes perfect sense they would start to gravitate towards whiskeys approaching Moonshine. I found this out last night, as Silverlake Wine put its operation on the road with a Whiskey tasting at Cliff’s Edge Restaurant . Silverlake […]