Tullamore D.E.W. Visitor Centre’s New Restaurant Launched – Irish Whiskey News

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Tullamore D.E.W. Visitor Centre’s New Restaurant Launched  

– ‘Irish True’ Menu with a Whiskey Infused Twist 

Tullamore D.E.W. Visitor Centre has announced the official opening of its new restaurant ‘The Bond’. The new restaurant, inspired by Tullamore D.E.W.’s distinct ‘Irish True’ personality and locally sourced Irish produce, combines high end gastro-pub style food with a whiskey infused twist.  

The restaurant is headed up by talented French Chef Alex Avel, formerly of the Hilton in Lyon.  Diners can expect dishes of imagination and flair combining the finest local ingredients with a warm and atmospheric eating experience.  Signature dishes include Lamb Shank Redemption, a slowly braised lamb shank resting in onion and rosemary jus with seasonal farm vegetables and potatoes.  Whiskey inspired dishes include the ‘D.E.W. York D.E.W. York house burger’ and the ‘Irish Drunken Mushrooms’ flambéed in Tullamore D.E.W. Old Bonded Warehouse release. 

Speaking at the opening of ‘The Bond’, Cathy Sullivan, Marketing Manager Tullamore D.E.W. Visitor Centre, said “We are delighted to officially open ‘The Bond’.  A lot of care and attention to detail has gone into designing a restaurant worthy of its beautiful setting in the Tullamore D.E.W. Visitor Centre along the banks of the Grand Canal.  We have designed a menu that reflects the unique spirit and heritage of Tullamore D.E.W. and the rich palette of world class Irish ingredients available on our doorstep. I have no doubt our unique dishes, excellent service and rustic charm will put ‘The Bond’ firmly on the culinary map for both local foodies and the thousands of visitors to the Tullamore D.E.W. Visitor Centre each year.” 

The 70 seater restaurant is open daily from 11am – 4pm with late opening on Fridays and Sundays from June 6th. ‘The Bond’ is part of the Tullamore D.E.W. Visitor Centre which was extensively redesigned and re-launched as an interactive experience in September 2012.     

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Article source: http://www.whiskyintelligence.com/2014/06/tullamore-d-e-w-visitor-centres-new-restaurant-launched-irish-whiskey-news/

THE FAMOUS GROUSE LEADS INNOVATION AND INVITES CONSUMERS TO ‘BE PART OF SOMETHING FAMOUS’ – Scotch Whisky News

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THE FAMOUS GROUSE LEADS INNOVATION AND INVITES CONSUMERS TO ‘BE PART OF SOMETHING FAMOUS’ 

The Famous Grouse Blended Scotch whisky, distributed by Maxxium UK, has demonstrated its continued commitment to innovation as the brand invites consumers to personalise a bottle of their famous whisky with their own treasured photograph. 

The UK’s number one selling whisky recently adopted a new brand ethos – Be Part of Something Famous – borne out of the human truth that people ultimately desire to belong to something bigger. 

Inspiring consumers that Famous Moments Are Worth Sharing, the leading whisky brand has created a microsite (www.makesomeonefamous.com) where purchasers of any 70cl or 1L bottle can go and add a prized moment or favourite photo, absolutely free of charge. This is a significant move for the brand who, for the first time, will allow their beloved Grouse to be removed from personalised bottles and replaced by moments that are special to their consumer. 

Committed to ensuring widespread pick up of the new mechanic, this latest innovation from The Famous Grouse will be supported by a fully integrated campaign. The brand has invested in national press and digital advertising, as well as large scale activation in multiple retailers. 

On top of the brand’s new personalisation mechanic they have also unveiled a new 70cl limited edition gift pack for Father’s Day. The design of the gift carton celebrates the characteristics consumers think fathers are famous for, including The Famous Cyclist, The Famous Moustache and The Famous Bowler. The limited edition gift packs are now available in all major supermarkets with bottles that can also be personalised free of charge by visiting www.makesomeonefamous.com . 

Peter Sandstrom, Marketing Director Maxxium UK, commented:

“As the UK’s leading whisky it’s important to us that we lead the category in innovation. 

“Everything we do and produce is through an effort of collaboration, with everyone playing an important role in creating something famous, however small. Be Part of Something Famous is all about extending this spirit of collaboration to consumers and offering them ways to get involved. Personalisation does this job for us. 

The new personalisation offering is available on all 1L and 70cl bottles of The Famous Grouse (RRP £17.10 and £23.10). The move follows the brand’s pre-Christmas personalisation campaign, allowing consumers to change the text only, which saw Maxxium UK working around the clock to fulfil high demand. 

The Famous Grouse is a blend of the finest malts and grains, married and matured in sherry casks.

NOTES

About Maxxium UK

  • Maxxium UK Ltd is part of the global sales and distribution alliance between Beam Inc and Edrington.
  • Its UK portfolio of premium brands includes: blended Scotch (The Famous Grouse, Teacher’s and Cutty Sark), malt whisky (Highland Park, Laphroaig, The Macallan, The Glenrothes and Ardmore), imported whiskey (Jim Beam, Maker’s Mark, Knob Creek, Canadian Club, Red Stag), cognac and brandy (Courvoisier and Fundador), sherry (Harveys), vodka (Stolichnaya), tequila (Sauza), rum (Brugal and Cruzan), liqueurs and specialities (Sourz, Bols liqueurs, Galliano, Vaccari, After Shock)

About The Famous Grouse

  • The Famous Grouse is the no. 1 whisky in Scotland and no. 4 standard blended whisky worldwide (IWSR data 2012)
  • The Famous Grouse is exported to over 100 countries

Article source: http://www.whiskyintelligence.com/2014/06/the-famous-grouse-leads-innovation-and-invites-consumers-to-be-part-of-something-famous-scotch-whisky-news/

Russell’s Reserve K&L Exclusive Single Barrel #19 Kentucky Bourbon K&L California – American Whiskey News

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Russell’s Reserve KL Exclusive Single Barrel #19 Kentucky Bourbon 750ml ($59.99)

Finally, the much-hyped barrels from last September’s visit to Wild Turkey distillery have arrived. Our group of spirits buyers left the facility in Lawrenceburg, KY about as impressed as they could possibly be. There are some wonderful things happening with Jimmy and Eddy Russell’s traditional American whiskey. We picked seven casks in total, but only the first three have been bottled at this point. Barrel #19 is the oakiest of the bunch with aromas of pencil shavings, graphite, and oak spices on the nose. The finish is deceptive, however; it’s a brooding undertone of concentrated caramel and creme brulee. At 55%, however, that creaminess is difficult to pin down, so a bit of water is recommended to tame this single barrel beast.

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KL Wine Merchants
http://www.klwines.com
Phone: 877-KLWines (toll free 877-559-4637)
Email: wine@klwines.com
San Francisco, Redwood City, Hollywood CA

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Article source: http://www.whiskyintelligence.com/2014/06/russells-reserve-kl-exclusive-single-barrel-19-kentucky-bourbon-kl-california-american-whiskey-news/

Russell’s Reserve K&L Exclusive Single Barrel #19 Kentucky Bourbon st K&L California – American Whiskey News

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Russell’s Reserve KL Exclusive Single Barrel #19 Kentucky Bourbon 750ml ($59.99)

Finally, the much-hyped barrels from last September’s visit to Wild Turkey distillery have arrived. Our group of spirits buyers left the facility in Lawrenceburg, KY about as impressed as they could possibly be. There are some wonderful things happening with Jimmy and Eddy Russell’s traditional American whiskey. We picked seven casks in total, but only the first three have been bottled at this point. Barrel #19 is the oakiest of the bunch with aromas of pencil shavings, graphite, and oak spices on the nose. The finish is deceptive, however; it’s a brooding undertone of concentrated caramel and creme brulee. At 55%, however, that creaminess is difficult to pin down, so a bit of water is recommended to tame this single barrel beast.

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KL Wine Merchants
http://www.klwines.com
Phone: 877-KLWines (toll free 877-559-4637)
Email: wine@klwines.com
San Francisco, Redwood City, Hollywood CA

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Article source: http://www.whiskyintelligence.com/2014/06/russells-reserve-kl-exclusive-single-barrel-19-kentucky-bourbon-st-kl-california-american-whiskey-news/

Taster’s Club Members To Receive Free Bottle of Johnny Walker from Ray Donovan This June – Scotch Whisky News

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All members of Taster’s Club will get a free bottle of Johnny Walker from Ray Donovan this June 

Taster’s Club, a premium whiskey of the month club, has linked up with the SHOWTIME original series Ray Donovan, to offer their membership base a free bottle of Johnny Walker this month – free of charge. 

Taster’s Club sends a top-shelf whiskey (bourbon or scotch) to its members each month along with information to learn all about whiskey culture and production. Johnny Walker happens to be the favorite drink of Ray Donovan, the main character in the series. In addition, members will be sent a free DVD of the first season of the show. 

Mack McConnell, founder of Taster’s Club: “We were really happy to link up with Ray Donovan and the folks at SHOWTIME on this project. Taster’s Club members are huge whiskey fans and are going to be super happy to get their hands on an extra freebie this month. A lot of our new members in June will be gift recipients from Father’s Day – so this will be a great way to welcome them into the club.” 

Ray Donovan season two premieres on July 13 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME. 

Synopsis of Ray Donovan:

Set in the sprawling mecca of the rich and famous, RAY DONOVAN stars Emmy® and Golden Globe®  Award nominee Liev Schreiber as LA’s best professional fixer, the man called in to make the city’s celebrities, superstar athletes, and business moguls’ most complicated and combustible situations go away.  This powerful one-hour drama unfolds when his father, played by Oscar® winner Jon Voight, in his Golden Globe-winning role, is unexpectedly released from prison, setting off a chain of events that shakes the Donovan family to its core.

Article source: http://www.whiskyintelligence.com/2014/06/tasters-club-members-to-receive-free-bottle-of-johnny-walker-from-ray-donovan-this-june-scotch-whisky-news/

Ben Nevis 1966 (cask #3640)

We’re always keen to try old Ben Nevis, and the German bottler Alambic Classique has a reputation for having bottled some of the best expressions.

This is one of the latest (and probably last) bottlings: Ben Nevis 1966 cask #3640.

 

Ben Nevis 1966 #3640 Alambic ClassiqueBen Nevis 1966 #3640 Alambic ClassiqueBen Nevis 47 yo 1966 (45,9%, OB for Alambic Classique 2013, sherry cask #3640, 128 btl.)

Nose: I love this profile. It’s fully oaked, in a very nice way, and really smooth. Furniture polish and old leather. Trademark bananas and beeswax. Coconut oil which makes it slightly tropical. Hints of lipstick. Darker fruits as well (plums, black cherries) before it becomes softly spicy and herbal. Verbena tea, aniseed, bergamot. Subtle gingerbread in the background. Topped by some eucalyptus. Very complex and quintessential for old Ben Nevis. Mouth: bittersweet fruits (orange zest, banana, sour berries) with some drying oak. Earl Grey, mint and ginger. Eucalyptus. Hints of smoke as well. Plenty of herbal notes and leather, which makes it quite rummy in combination with the exotic fruitiness. Fragrant waxy notes. A salty edge towards the finish (liquorice, salted butter toffee). Late hints of espresso and pipe tobacco. Finish: long, spicy, slightly bitter and dry like a strong fruit tea. A leather / toasted oak combination that reminds us of bourbon whiskey.

Unusual whisky, like Ben Nevis usually is. Some rare flavours and with a curious rummy / bourbonny side. Excellent stuff if you’re open to some oak on the palate. Still available for around € 500.

Score: 93/100

Article source: http://www.whiskynotes.be/2014/ben-nevis/ben-nevis-1966-cask-3640/

Paul McLean (MCLEANSCOTLAND) Was Talking to Ty, From Blues Band Mudslide – Whisky News

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Angels interview a whisky lovin Mudslider! 

Paul McLean was talking to Ty, from blues band Mudslide.

Paul interviewed Ty over a dram with himself and Julie on a recent Argyll tour.

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How you doin Ty, lets get right into it…

When did you start a liking for the blues?
My first memory is as a kid. I was younger than 10 years old heard ‘Need Your Love So Bad’ by Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac. Even then it blew me away I knew I was hearing something very special indeed. Oh man, that tone. It was a truly beautiful sound experience, I remember even then thinking ‘one day, I want to be able to do THAT’.

And what was your first gig however young?
The late, great Rory Gallagher. I think I was about 16 at the time. Awesome gig, I feel very privileged to have actually seen him in concert.

What or who, are the big influences in your music?
Jimmy Page is my ultimate guitar God/hero. Other influences include Neil Young, Peter Green, Gary Moore, Stevie Ray, Joe Bonamassa, David Gilmour. There are quite a few more.

Have you met any hero’s of yours?
I once met Ozzy in Fort Augustus. Got my picture taken.

At what point did you realise blues and whisky blended so well?

haha – the legendary pic of Jimmy Page backstage in 1975, glugging from a bottle of Jack Daniels. I have that pic framed on a wall at home.

There is an image stuck in my head of old blues singers wrapped around a bottle of Jack Daniels, the music seems so “lyin back sippin an excellent malt”, have you heard noises like this before, or is it just me?
Definitely not – I believe that happens to all of us.

Do you think, taking an average – blues bands (any bands for that matter) all like whisky?

Actually, I think it’s in our contract that we do – not that we are whisky-aholics but we do like a dram or three.

Is music a “whisky culture” for you and the band?
Definitely. We all like a good dram : but we’re very well behaved always save it for after a gig.

Do you have a favourite dram? and why?
Talisker was the one that originally ignited my love of single malts. But I enjoy all of the Islay malts. Cragganmore is a beauty too, a real favourite.  I did buy a bottle of the amazing ‘Octomore’ from the Bruichladdich distillery, when it came out. AMAZING !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

If I gave you a dram you have never tried but know of it; what would it be?

Oh……. that would have to be the 30yo Laphroaig. I once tried a 35yo Ardbeg……. now THAT was something else. But the Laphroaig is the big ‘elusive’ one for me. Ready when you are at the bar Paul, mines a double!

Who else in the band likes a dram now and then? Or – always!
erm……. let me think. Oh Yeah – ALL OF US.

How is life living on our west coast?

FANTASTIC. What more could a guy want?  You are a west coaster so you know what I mean.

What are the plans for the future?
To up the profile of the band, get MUDSLIDE playing more of the festivals and for you to get me that dram of 30 year old.

Do you have any plans for a gig inside a whisky distillery/festival?

No ……………… but I have now. Thanks for the idea, any “ins” let me know and you are on the bill playing bottleneck (drinking and clinking that is).

Finally; do you have any track in your set that mentions “angels”? or an angel? or whisky for that matter?
We are planning on including Joe Bonamassa’s ‘Jockey Full Of Bourbon’ in our extensive set list. I’m hoping we can start work on this very soon but we may need (whiskey) research first.

Equipment-wise, I’m a dedicated fan of the classic Les Paul/ Marshall combination. My main guitars are a 1959 Reissue Gibson Les Paul ; a 1981 Gibson Les Paul Standard ; a Fender Telecaster. My rig is a Marshall JVM410 ( all valve ) head with a Marshall Vintage 4×12 cabinet. Effects are at an absolute minimum : when you have that kind of gear you can get pretty much all of the tones sounds you need.

Thanks again Ty, Paul.  Wee note; was he stringing me along?  answers on a postcard to the usual address please. 

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http://www.mudslideargyllblues.co.uk/

Dougie Robertson – Vocals Rhythm Guitar.
Ty Williamson – Lead Guitar.
Alasdair Robertson – Keyboards,Harmonica Vocals.
Sandy Smart – Bass Vocals.
Patrick Harvey – Drums.

slainte  Paul

http://www.angelswhiskyclub.com/

http://www.mcleanscotland.com/

AWC

Article source: http://www.whiskyintelligence.com/2014/06/paul-mclean-was-talking-to-ty-from-blues-band-mudslide-whisky-news/

Father’s Day Favorites at Park Avenue Liquor New York – Scotch Whisky News

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Exclusive offers for one-of-a-kind Dads from the Park Ave Liquor Shop.

Dad needs a drink.
This Father’s Day, get the special Dad in your life a bottle that is as unique as he is. The Park Avenue Liquor Shop has some great, exclusive bottles that recently arrived on our shelves. All are limited edition and can only be found here but we think ‘Dad’ is worth it. See below for some great gift options and feel free to contact us with any questions.
Cheers!

Jonathan Eric
The Park Avenue Liquor Shop
292 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10017
212-685-2442
info@parkaveliquor.com
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Adopt a bottle of Orphan Barrel: Barterhouse Bourbon

This hard-to-find 20 year old bourbon from Diageo is creamy, smooth and has very approachable dessert-like notes. Think honey, vanilla, orange creamsicle, peach pie and a medley of tropical fruits. The mashbill is 86% corn, 8% barley and 6% rye. In other words this is not an oaky bourbon. An easy-going bourbon for an easy-going Dad.
Rated 90 by Whisky Advocate
IN-STOCK. PLEASE CONTACT STORE TO ORDER. $85/bottle

New Exclusive Bottlings at the Park Avenue Liquor Shop.

The Single Malt Whisky Society:
Highland Park 1989, 24 year old
Park Avenue Liquor Shop Exclusive

“Hunting Hound on Holiday”
Our newest exclusive is our first in collaboration with The Scotch Malt Whiskey Society. Code 4.180 translates as follows – 4 = Highland Park Distillery and 180 means this is their 180th private cask from that distillery. This 24 year old has been named, “Hunting Hound on Holiday.” Why? Well that’s a ‘Society Secret’. What we can tell you is that on the nose is mixture of sea-salt, peat, leather and ripe cheries. The palate is rich, chewy, and has a balance that’s both sweet and woody. At the finish you’ll experience a long buttery brightness.
Only 213 bottles have been made. (Ex-bourbourbon Hogshead cask.)
Price: $225/bottle

A.D Rattray: Littlemill
1991, 22 year old
Park Avenue Liquor Shop Exclusive

Littlemill. Big Scotch.
Coming to us from the Lowlands via A.D. Rattray is this unique Littlemill bottling. We purchased cask #558 for its impressive and complex notes. This un-chill filtered, cask strength beauty has a bouquet of fresh cut hay, dry fruits and peppers. On the palate is sweet vanilla, more green peppers and sugar/cinnamon. It all ends with a satisfying, spiced finish.
Only 273 bottles have been produced. (Hogshead cask.)
Price: $160/bottle

PAL PM10

Compass Box: The Peat Monster
10th Anniversary ~ Cask Strength, Limited Release
Park Avenue Liquor Shop Exclusive

Our very own ‘Monster’
“As you’d expect, solid peat is the first thing out of the glass, but this isn’t just a peat beast. Underneath are honey, dried fruit, and malt. The palate is all about balance, with honeyed malt raisin, and oak spice all complementing smoky peat. A lush mouthfeel makes you forget it’s cask strength. A pure love note in a glass from Compass Box to Park Avenue Liquor. 95 Points ”
– Whiskey Advocate (Summer 2014 issue)
Only 300 bottles have been made.
Price: $120/bottle

Due to ever-changing inventory, we cannot guarantee bottle availability. Please contact the store with any questions. Not responsible for any typographical errors.

Article source: http://www.whiskyintelligence.com/2014/06/fathers-day-favorites-at-park-avenue-liquor-new-york-scotch-whisky-news/

Diageo Announces Intention to Invest an Estimated $115 Million to Build Distillery in Shelby County, Kentucky – American Whisky News

Investment signals commitment to high-growth North American Whiskey category

Diageo today announced its intention to invest an estimated $115 million over three years to build a 1.8 million proof gallon (750,000 9-liter cases) distillery and six barrel storage warehouses in Shelby County, Kentucky. While finalization of these plans is still subject to approval by local government, the project will represent a significant investment in Kentucky’s growing bourbon industry. The proposed facility will distill a number of current and future Diageo bourbon and North American Whiskey brands.

Diageo will purchase approximately 300 acres of property located on Benson Pike in Shelby County. The company expects that the construction project will provide a significant number of jobs and anticipates employing approximately 30 people for whiskey distillation and maturation.

“This proposed investment in Shelby County, in the heart of Kentucky bourbon country, will cement our commitment to expanding our share of the American whiskey category,” said Larry Schwartz, President, Diageo North America. “Diageo has a long tradition within the craft of whiskey-making and we look forward to bringing this artisanship to the new distillery. The distillery will build on our presence in Kentucky and we are committed to being a productive member of the local community. We are very thankful for the support we have received thus far from state and local officials and look forward to a long and fruitful working relationship.”

“Today marks another feather in the cap for Kentucky’s bourbon industry,” said Governor Steve Beshear. “Distilled spirits remain a marquee industry in the Commonwealth, and Diageo’s new distillery will ensure that even more Kentucky bourbon is enjoyed around the globe. I want to thank Diageo for investing in Shelby County, and I look forward to seeing the distillery in action.”

“The Shelby County Fiscal Court is very excited that Diageo is proposing to expand its worldwide distillation operations by building a state-of-the-art distillery in Shelby County. We look forward to a great partnership with Diageo and we welcome them to the community,” said Shelby County Judge-Executive Rob Rothenburger.

“This is a fantastic investment for Shelby County. It further solidifies our community as one of the fastest growing and business friendly areas in Kentucky,” said State Senator Paul Hornback (District-20). “We are thankful for the positive economic impact this will bring and are proud that bourbon, a signature industry of Kentucky, will now be made right here in Shelby County.”

“Diageo is a name known around the world for their large portfolio of leading spirits brands and we are grateful that they have chosen Shelby County as the home base for their distilling operations in Kentucky. This $115 million investment in the community will benefit our citizens for years to come. I look forward to working with Diageo as their Kentucky bourbon operations grow and I welcome them to this district,” said State Representative Brad Montell (District-58).

“We couldn’t be more thrilled for the company and the Shelby County community, as this major distilling center will bring jobs and increased investment to the region,” said Eric Gregory, President of the Kentucky Distillers’ Association, of which Diageo is a long-time member. “We applaud Diageo for its continued commitment to Kentucky and our signature Bourbon industry, and look forward to toasting this incredible landmark at its opening.”

Over the last year, Diageo’s momentum in the North American Whiskey has accelerated with both flagship and new-to-world brands. Fuelled by flavor innovations and consumer demand for premium brands with authenticity, bourbon is currently the fastest growing spirits category in the U.S., enjoying 14% value growth for the latest 52 weeks [1]. This popularity is mirrored globally, with the super-premium price segment growing 24% over the last three years [2].

The proposed distillery will be designed to fit in with the surrounding countryside and during construction, Diageo will take measures to conserve the natural landscape in the area. Approximately 100 acres of land around the property line will act as a natural barrier to site operations. Diageo North America has a strong record of achieving zero waste to landfill in its operations, and the company aims to achieve the same in Kentucky. Diageo also plans to collaborate with the local community for the recycling and reuse of materials generated from the proposed facility.

Diageo announced in February that it will be opening a Visitor Center at its legendary Stitzel-Weller Distillery in Louisville. Diageo hopes that the Stitzel-Weller Visitor Center will soon be included on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® tour.

On June 10, Diageo will hold an Open House to discuss the plans for the proposed Shelby County distillery, answer questions and hear from members of the public from 2:00 to 7:00 pm at the Shelbyville Country Club, 47 Smithfield Road, Shelbyville, Kentucky. A public hearing will be held on June 17 at 6:30 pm at the Stratton Community Center, 215 Washington Street, Shelbyville, Kentucky. Diageo hopes to receive approvals and to break ground in the coming months with the goal of having the distillery operational in late 2016.

[1] Nielsen; xAOC less WA, 52 weeks ending 4/26/14

[2] 3 year CAGR, IWSR value 2009-2012

Rendering of the proposed distillery

About Diageo

Diageo (Dee-AH-Gee-O) is the world’s leading premium drinks business with an outstanding collection of beverage alcohol brands across spirits, beer and wine. These brands include Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, Bulleit, George Dickel, Buchanan’s and Bushmills whiskies, Smirnoff, Cîroc and Ketel One vodkas, Baileys, Captain Morgan, Tanqueray, Guinness, Beaulieu Vineyard and Sterling Vineyards Wines.

Diageo is a global company, with its products sold in more than 180 countries around the world. The company is listed on both the New York Stock Exchange (DEO) and the London Stock Exchange (DGE). For more information about Diageo, its people, brands, and performance, visit us at Diageo.com. For our global resource that promotes responsible drinking through the sharing of best practice tools, information and initiatives, visit DRINKiQ.com.

Celebrating life, every day, everywhere.

Article source: http://www.whiskyintelligence.com/2014/06/diageo-announces-intention-to-invest-an-estimated-115-million-to-build-distillery-in-shelby-county-kentucky-american-whisky-news/

Echlinville Distillery First Licensed Irish Whiskey Distillery in Northern Ireland in over 125 years – Irish Whiskey News

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A note from the folks at Echlinville Distillery;

Echlinville Distillery is the first licensed Irish whiskey distillery in Northern Ireland in over 125 years. The distillery is set in the magnificent grounds of the Echlinville Estate located within the Ards Peninsula. We are blessed with perfect surroundings a unique micro climate, making the location perfect for whiskey production.

Our current range of maturing stock will allow us in time to release Pot Still Malt Irish Whiskeys from August 2016. In the meantime we are lovingly taking care of the barrels we have filled with the finest distillate casked between 63.5% 70% abv.
 To celebrate the founding of the Echlinville Distillery, we present you with the Patron’s Promise, an inaugural distillation of only 144 casks of the finest Irish Whiskey.

Selectively available to collectors and connoisseurs, each cask of this strictly limited edition distillation will be individually and expertly matured by our distilling team, creating a Single Malt or Pot Still Irish Whiskey uniquely tailored to your individual taste.

To mark this momentous occasion, all purchasers will be cited as distillery ‘Patrons’ will appear on a commemorative celebratory wall for evermore.
Please find attached a list of current cask options and pricing with more options to become available soon. In order to find out more details please contact Echlinville Distillery at: info@echlinville.com

*For full terms and conditions please visit www.echlinville.com*

Echlinville Spread Sheet

Article source: http://www.whiskyintelligence.com/2014/05/echlinville-distillery-first-licensed-irish-whiskey-distillery-in-northern-ireland-in-over-125-years-irish-whiskey-news/