Boozy & Newsy: Sierra Norte Mexican whiskey

Oaxaca is one of the great spirits-producing regions of the world—mezcal is en fuego—but it’s not exactly known for its whiskey heritage. But the folks behind Sierra Norte whiskey—Caballeros, Inc., the company known for Scorpion Mezcal—are hoping to change that, with a series of whiskeys made from different native corn varieties—each exhibiting its own set…

Podcast Episode 5: Boozy Boston with Rhonda Kallman

In Episode 5 of The Drinkable Globe Podcast, I drop by Boston Harbor Distillery and catch up with founder & CEO Rhonda Kallman, whom you might remember as the co-founder of a little ol’ beer brand called Samuel Adams. You’ll definitely want to bring a pen because she recommends a number of great drinking spots…

Old Forester officially (re) opens Louisville bourbon distillery

Returning to the same building it once called home, Old Forester Distilling Co. opened to the public Thursday, June 14 at 119 W. Main Street in Louisville, Ky. The $45 million, 70,000 square foot distillery will guide guests through the brand’s rich history and bourbon making process.

Ireland’s Teeling Whiskey releases final bottling of ‘The Revival’

Teeling Whiskey unveiled the fifth and final bottling of “The Revival”, a limited-edition, award-winning, commemorative Irish single malt. The The Revival Series was originally crafted to celebrate the opening of the Teeling Whiskey Distillery and with that, the revival of the tradition of distilling in Dublin. The final bottling of The Revival precedes the launch…

Wiggly Bridge Distillery to fill 500th whiskey barrel

If you happen to be anywhere near southern Maine on Saturday, May 19, you’re not going to want to miss this distilling milestone… Not only is May 19 World Whisky Day, but York, Maine’s Wiggly Bridge Distillery will be filling its 500th barrel.  The distillery is planning a celebration to commemorate the milestone—huge for a small…