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2009-12-22 07:17:00

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Imperial Brands, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Belvedere S.A., today announced a multi-year partnership agreement with actor and producer, Bruce Willis, to promote Sobieski Vodka in North America, extending the relationship globally. As a part of the long-term investment, Bruce Willis has acquired 3.3% of Belvedere S.A. -- the owner of Sobieski Vodka. "It's remarkable how much Bruce Willis and Sobieski have in common," said Chester...

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2009-12-18 10:00:00

Many alcoholic beverages contain byproducts of the materials used in the fermenting process. These byproducts are called "congeners," complex organic molecules with toxic effects including acetone, acetaldehyde, fusel oil, tannins, and furfural. Bourbon has 37 times the amount of congeners that vodka has. A new study has found that while drinking a lot of bourbon can cause a worse hangover than drinking a lot of vodka, impairment in people's next-day task performance is about the same for...

2009-11-17 11:37:00

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Ultimat Vodka has recently announced plans to support Action Against Hunger, an international organization committed to eliminating world hunger, to help raise awareness and funds for this important global cause. Working with an organization called "I'm Tired of...," (ITo) Ultimat has created unique wrist bracelets made from recycled tires and metals, that carry the message "I'm Tired of Hunger." For each bracelet produced, Ultimat will make a donation...

2009-11-02 15:45:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Created in San Francisco, the birthplace of the original martini, Devotion Spirits is set to unleash the groundbreaking power of the first-ever 80-proof, four column distilled vodka with the benefits of protein that is made in the United States. Whether enjoyed on the rocks, mixed, stirred or shaken, Devotion Vodka provides for the smooth, delicious ultra-premium vodka taste discerning mixologists (professional or novice) are seeking. The patent...

2009-10-12 08:30:00

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sunshine State will now be home to the world's first vodka you can "squeeze" - 4 Orange Premium Vodka - a super-premium vodka distilled exclusively from pure Florida oranges. Crafted at Florida's first registered distillery, Florida Distillers Company, this revolutionary orange-based vodka embodies the essence of Florida. 4 Orange is distilled from 100% orange spirits derived from four unique Florida orange varieties - the Hamlin,...

2009-09-23 11:05:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Ketel One vodka will offer premium cocktails and safe rides home to tournament fans during THE TOUR Championship presented by Coca-Cola at the East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. Club Ketel One will serve as a hospitality area with a contemporary lounge vibe during the final event in the PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedExCup. Any tournament patron 21 years of age or older may enter Club Ketel One between Wednesday, September 23rd and Sunday, September 27th...

2009-09-22 06:55:00

LITITZ, Pa., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The current financial crisis has inspired a "trade down" phenomenon in consumer behavior. Consumers, feeling the pinch of budget pressures, are foregoing expensive items in favor of their more moderately priced -- and often lesser quality -- counterparts. This is particularly true in the case of food and beverages. Quay Vodka (http://www.quayvodka.com), however, has experienced the opposite with its new product. The ultra-premium French vodka,...

2009-09-02 10:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Actor, screenwriter, musician and now distiller Dan Aykroyd, whose credits include Saturday Night Live, The Blues Brothers, Ghostbusters and Driving Miss Daisy, will sign purchased bottles of his Crystal Head Vodka at the PA Wine & Spirits store at 1218 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 10. "We're excited to bring Dan Aykroyd to Pennsylvania for our customers, many of whom are also his fans," said...

2009-08-26 10:55:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ketel One vodka will unveil Club Ketel One during The Barclays, the first event of the PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedExCup, at Liberty National in Jersey City, NJ. Club Ketel One is an open hospitality area with a contemporary lounge vibe located near the second hole of one of the most unique courses on the PGA TOUR. Any tournament patron 21 years of age or older may enter Club Ketel One between Wednesday, Aug. 26 through Sunday, Aug. 30 for a...

2009-08-20 12:59:04

Liquor is the common alcoholic drink consumed by Georgia high school students and most drank it in another person's home, U.S. health officials said. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Mortality and Morbidity Weekly Report said the study of Georgia high school students found that particularly among binge drinkers, most students drink in another person's home and obtain alcohol from someone else. The researchers analyzed 2007 Youth Risk Behavior Survey data from 2,465 Georgia...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'