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Distilling and Spirits News for September 16th, 2013

chef to open Key West’s first legal rum distillery
With all the rum running and bootlegging in its colorful past, it’s surprising that this island city is just now getting its first legitimate spirits manufacturer: Chef Distilled. During Prohibition, “Spanish Marie” Waite, Willie “Twisteye” Demeritt …
http://www.miamiherald.com

Local distillery drinks in the sun
“We’re wrapping up installing a 41-kilowatt-hour system that will offset 85 percent of our electrical usage here at the distillery,” says Scott Harris, owner of Catoctin Creek Distillery. “That’s about the equivalent of five households of electricity …
http://www.miamiherald.com

High-End Whiskies, Tequilas Lead Impact’s “Hot Prospect” Spirits
High-End Whiskies, Tequilas Lead Impact’s “Hot Prospect” Spirits. September 16, 2013. Upscale whiskies and Tequilas are the best-performing players the U.S. spirits market right now, and Impact’s latest “Hot Prospects” list is strong evidence of that …
http://www.shankennewsdaily.com

Tullamore DEW Turns Sod on New Distillery
Tullamore D.E.W. has recently won several major awards – the 12 Year Old Special Reserve won the coveted ‘Master’ medal at the Irish Whiskey Masters and a Double Gold Medal at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2013. Tullamore D.E.W. Original …
http://www.bevnet.com

Diageo to name United Spirits as sales agent in India
In addition, United Spirits will provide sales promotion services to Diageo India, while Diageo India will continue to manage strategy, marketing, import, manufacture, and bottling of the brands in the country. Diageo produces, distills, brews, bottles …
http://www.drinks-business-review.com

New La Colombe Roaster & Distillery Has An Address
Back in February, Eater Philly broke the news that La Colombe is taking their game to the next level by opening a bunch of “next generation cafes” and a distillery to launch their own line of spirits. Today, La Colombe founder Todd Carmichael told …
http://philly.eater.com

Long Table Distillery
“Long Table Distillery is a producer of handcrafted, premium, small-batch spirits based in Vancouver, BC. Its West Coast heritage, expert knowledge, and dedication to organic, high-quality ingredients were the foundation for the design by Saint …
http://www.thedieline.com

NW Iowa’s first distillery is producing rum in Holstein
You may be familiar with Templeton Rye, the liquor made in the western Iowa town that is its namesake. Now, there is another player in the homemade booze business at northwest Iowa’s first distillery in Holstein. It’s where Holstein Rum is made. Since …
http://www.ktiv.com

OxyContin cocktail at CH Distillery: taste the trademark infringement
Month-old West Loop bar CH Distillery—which makes its spirits on site in pristine, lab-like environs that Walter White would be glad to cook in—concocted the drink as an update to the antibiotic-themed drink the Penicillin, which was first mixed in …
http://www.timeoutchicago.com

Botanical spirits maker broVo beefing up, expanding out of state
Bolstered by a bigger distillery and a fistful of awards, little broVo Spirits is bringing out new products and expanding sales to other states. CEO Mhairi Voelsgen, who founded broVo in 2011 with her friend Erin Brophy, said the company will triple …
http://www.bizjournals.com

Raising your spirits: Las Vegas-born NEAT glasses offer a unique drinking …
Can a glass change your whole drinking experience? Las Vegans Christine Crnek and George Manska not only believe it can, they believe they’ve created a product that proves it. It’s called a NEAT—Naturally Engineered Aroma Technology—glass.
http://www.lasvegasweekly.com

Two Guns Distillery: fine art and fermentation
See also: It’s gin for the win at Roundhouse Spirits. Dallas has roots that start in New York and snake towards the Western Slope of Colorado — but the story of how he gravitated toward distilling started in Kentucky. “It was funny. I was in Kentucky …
http://blogs.westword.com

 New apps let shoppers scan wine and spirits to order online for less
Big retailers have long complained about showrooming, when shoppers browse the aisles, find the product they want, and then order it online for less. Now the bane of Best Buy and Target’s existence may be coming to your corner liquor store. Apps like …
http://www.buffalonews.com

Tom Eblen: Once ‘the most fascinating place in Kentucky,’ abandoned distillery …
MILLVILLE — When Col. E. H. Taylor Jr. built his distillery along Glenn’s Creek in 1887, he had more in mind than a place to make good bourbon whiskey. He wanted to create an eye-popping showplace. The Old Taylor Distillery was built from hand-cut …
http://www.kentucky.com

Rum distillery ready to start brewing
Stillwagon said that the legal definition for what constitutes “rum” will allow him creativity in the distilling process. “The only real requirement is that it be made of sugar cane,” he said. Stillwagon said he’s using 12 different … Henriksen, who …
http://theworldlink.com

DBC: Destination distillery
Her business, Paula’s Texas Spirits, was the second in the state to receive a distilling permit, and said while she isn’t sure why the increase has occurred, she is sure the industry is in on the upswing. “I have kind of watched the industry grow, and …
http://www.dentonrc.com

Fledgling distillery industry says state regs keep their spirits in check
View/Post Comments. Distillers want laws changed to boost business, tourism View full sizeGene Sigel, uses a barrel thief, which lets him look at the color and check the aroma of his bourbon, at his Red Eagle Spirits micro distillery Friday in …
http://www.cleveland.com

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