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2014-06-13 08:22:09

BUSHMILLS VILLAGE, Northern Ireland, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bushmills Live(TM) 2014: A special blend of established and up-and-coming artists take to the stage at age-old distillery Global stars including THE 1975 and Gary Lightbody and Peter Buck's supergroup TIRED PONY came together along with friends of BUSHMILLS to complete an unforgettable day at 'Bushmills Live 2014' - the festival of handcrafted whiskey and music that took...

2014-05-28 16:24:00

BUSHMILLS VILLAGE, Northern Ireland, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JAMES VINCENT MCMORROW, LUKE SITAL-SINGH, MATTHEW AND THE ATLAS, RUBBLEBUCKET, DAVID C. CLEMENTS and LEVITY BREAKS confirmed to join THE 1975 and TIRED PONY at the festival of handcrafted whiskey and music The full line-up has been announced for the 'Bushmills Live 2014' festival which will take place on June 12 at the Old Bushmills Distillery on Ireland's spectacular...

2014-04-23 16:26:00

World's Largest Bourbon Producer Achieves Bourbon Industry First with Milestone Barrel Filling CLERMONT, Ky., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim Beam® Bourbon made history today by achieving a bourbon-industry first by filling its 13 millionth barrel of bourbon since the repeal of Prohibition in 1933. The barrel was personally filled and sealed by Fred Noe, Jim Beam's great-grandson and seventh generation master distiller, at the company's flagship distillery in Clermont, Ky. Also on hand to...

2014-04-02 08:29:34

Agency to Raise Awareness of Premium Scotch Brand Speyburn NEW YORK, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Halo Group, a New York City based branding and marketing communications agency, announced they have been selected by International Beverage USA, one of the industry's most dynamic global drinks businesses, to elevate the profile of their Speyburn Single Malt Scotch Whisky brand in the U.S. International Beverage offers a beverage portfolio that is led by a range of high quality...

2014-03-17 16:29:24

Diageo supports return to flexibility, innovation and entrepreneurship in American whiskey TULLAHOMA, Tenn., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Claiming the integrity of Tennessee whiskey is "under attack" Brown-Forman's Jack Daniels asserts the only way for Tennessee whiskey to be a "premium product representing a world-class standard and utmost quality" is for it to be aged in new oak barrels. Interestingly, according to the website of Brown-Forman owned Early Times whiskey...

2014-03-11 08:24:21

BUSHMILLS VILLAGE, N. Ireland, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- World's largest whiskey barrel oak headphones created to launch festival of handcrafted whiskey and music at the Old Bushmills Distillery Breakthrough British band The 1975, who have had a meteoric rise in the last 12 months, are set to take time out from their massive world tour to headline the intimate Bushmills Live festival on Ireland's north coast on June 12, 2014. (Photo:...

2014-03-01 08:20:25

Nutritionist have revealed a number of surprising facts about some of the most common beverages. According to a recent report very few people know what exactly is contained in what they drink. OSLO, Norway, March 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Nutritionist have revealed a number of surprising facts about some of the most common beverages. According to a recent report very few people know what exactly is contained in what they drink. The truth is the drinking culture isn't going away...

2014-02-24 12:20:42

MIAMI, February 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Cruise passengers to experience cutting-edge cocktail culture as DIAGEO RESERVE WORLD CLASS(TM) takes to the high seas with Princess Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises One of the world's most prestigious cocktail competitions is taking to the high seas to turn floating bartenders into mixologists extraordinaire. The Diageo Global Travel team...

2014-02-06 23:20:34

New mobile platform aims to bring innovation to whiskey discovery and education. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Distiller, the world’s first whiskey recommendation and discovery platform, today announced the launch of their iOS app for personalized whiskey recommendations, now available in the App Store. The free Distiller app has updated features that give the whiskey adventurous a deep understanding of the vast and varied world of whiskey, through a seamless mobile interface....

2014-02-04 08:27:20

Names the 50 best beer, wine and spirits products for 2014; includes 'Best of Category' awards NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Drink Me Magazine, the beer, wine and spirits lifestyle publication, today announced its top 150 best products for 2014. The Drink Me editorial team tasted through hundreds of different examples in each category to narrow down its 50 best beers, wines, and spirits. The judging and selections were led by Brian Freedman, Drink Me Magazine's new...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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