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In the Spirit: Irish Eyes Are Smiling Over Whiskey!

FOOD/DRINK | By Kristen Siebecker | Mar 17
St. Patrick's Day is a day to honor your Irish heritage, and if you're not a descendent of the Emerald Isle, you can pretend. And what could be more patriotic on the day that everyone is Irish than to drink Irish whiskey?

Women Having Big Impact on Whiskey Industry

Some of the most well-known whiskeys today were either founded, owned, managed or saved by women. As Michelle Miller reports, there are even clubs to experience and learn about different whiskeys and whiskey cocktails.

Rivals Gear Up For Next Round of Tenn. Whiskey War

FOOD/DRINK | By Erik Schelzig | Nov 4
The passage of several months since a heated legislative debate over the legal definition of Tennessee whiskey has done little to mellow the dispute between two global liquor giants and the growing number of craft distillers caught between them.

Templeton Rye Under Fire for Whiskey's Origin

The final ingredients of Templeton Rye are blended in Iowa, meaning the whiskey is made in the state, according to company owners who responded to several recent lawsuits alleging consumers were deceived by the product's Indiana-based distilling process.

New Distillery Arrives in Kentucky

FOOD/DRINK | By Rebecca Yonker, Erik Schelzig | May 30
Global liquor giant Diageo PLC on Thursday announced plans to build a new distillery in Kentucky amid a global boom in American whiskey sales.

Jack Daniel’s Opposes Changing Tenn. Whiskey Law

FOOD/DRINK | By Bruce Schreiner, Erik Schelzig | Mar 19
State lawmakers are considering dialing back some requirements that they say make it too difficult for craft distilleries to market their spirits as Tennessee whiskey, a distinctive and popular draw in the booming American liquor business.

In the Spirit: Rye... or Rye Not?

FOOD/DRINK | By Kristen Siebecker | Mar 12
With a bit of chill in the air throughout most of the county, you may want to opt for a cocktail that warms you up -- and if you want to stay on trend, consider American rye.

Expansion Planned at Maker’s Mark Distillery

FOOD/DRINK | By Bruce Schreiner | Mar 1
The producers of Maker’s Mark bourbon announced a distillery expansion Thursday to pump up production and keep pace with growing demand for the Kentucky whiskey, known by its distinctive bottles sealed in red wax.

Limited Whiskey Sells for Nearly $4,000 Per Bottle

FOOD/DRINK | By Bruce Schreiner | Dec 3
A new whiskey created in Kentucky features a blend of age and scarcity that spiked demand - and its price. Whiskey fans including are angling to snatch up limited stocks of Michter’s Celebration Sour Mash Whiskey for nearly $4,000 per bottle.

Hammer Head Whiskey Breaks Through the Iron Curtain

FOOD/DRINK | By Karel Janicek | May 15
Whiskey made in Communist Czechoslovakia gets uncorked after almost 40 years, revealing an award-winning malty spirit that gives the typical Eastern Bloc vodka a run for its money.

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