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2013-08-19 16:23:33

Music Greats Kid Rock and Montgomery Gentry Team Up to Show Long-Standing Support DEERFIELD, Ill., Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Beam Inc. (NYSE:BEAM), a leading global premium spirits company, teamed up with music superstars Kid Rock and Montgomery Gentry this summer to recognize and support military service members and their families with a $100,000 donation to Operation Homefront. Wounded warriors were invited to participate in two separate check presentations at concerts in...

2013-08-13 12:24:20

'Since Way Back' Celebrates Legendary Moments That Have Inspired Great Stories NEW YORK, Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bushmills® Irish Whiskey, one of the most classic names in spirits with hundreds of years of distilling tradition behind it, is welcoming the highly-acclaimed actor Aaron Paul to its 'Since Way Back' program and family. Aaron joins three of his closest friends on this journey, tasked with sharing personal stories and defining influences that have led Paul through...

2013-08-05 16:27:27

First of its Kind Collection to Showcase American Craftspeople in Six Cities this Fall NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Once forgotten by mainstream society, traditional handcrafted products are again emerging from workshops, lofts and studios across America. The world's most handcrafted single malt Scotch whisky, The Balvenie, in partnership with menswear designer Todd Snyder is celebrating some of the best examples of American craftsmanship with the Rare Craft Collection, a...

2013-07-03 12:22:53

CHICAGO, July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As many American adults prepare to break out the Uncle Sam hats and partake of a few adult beverages, we at Technomic are shining the spotlight on the country's dynamic, ever-evolving domestic adult beverage market. Domestic table wine outpaced imported table wine in volume growth in 2012, posting a 2 percent increase to 234.4 million 9-liter cases, according to Technomic's new WineTAB report. Domestic wine accounts for nearly three-quarters (74...

2013-06-25 08:27:39

Final Stages of America's Cup Hit the Water in San Francisco with SKYY Vodka at the Helm of the Greatest Show on Water SAN FRANCISCO, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The most thrilling and prestigious event on the water is about to raise its sails in the Golden State, with SKYY® Vodka serving as the perfect spectator refresher for all the high-stakes action. SKYY Vodka is kicking off its role as official 2013 sponsor and the exclusive vodka supplier of Emirates Team New Zealand as...

2013-06-21 04:22:13

BUSHMILLS, Ireland, June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bushmills Live: International indie artists take to the stage at age-old distillery Global stars including Of Monsters and Men and Jake Bugg, together with friends Foy Vance, Willy Mason and Iain Archer, gave electrifying performances last night at Bushmills Live - the festival of handcrafted whiskey and music which took place among the barrels at the Old Bushmills...

2013-06-18 08:37:18

The Whiskey Place helps reward recent college graduates with its collection of fine and affordable liquors, including Glenlivet Scotch, blended whiskeys, and more NEW YORK, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Whiskey Place's robust selection of single malt scotches, whiskeys, bourbons, and ryes makes it easy to find that perfect graduation gift. Available online at http://www.TheWhiskeyPlace.com, the company features detailed descriptions and the lowest possible prices on its top-shelf...

2013-06-17 08:24:59

STAMFORD, Conn., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Whyte & Mackay Americas has engaged Blackheath Beverage Group to further develop the national sales representation of the Whyte & Mackay Scotch Whisky portfolio. Effective immediately, Blackheath's sales team will work alongside the Whyte & Mackay team to add further impetus to the rapid growth that their brands have enjoyed over the last couple of years. "Dalmore and Jura malt whiskies have been on a fast track in an outstanding...

2013-06-13 12:26:10

FOY VANCE, IAIN ARCHER, WILLY MASON AND BEAR'S DEN also set to perform at the two-day festival in Northern Ireland BUSHMILLS VILLAGE, Northern Ireland, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The full lineup has been released for Bushmills Live 2013, being held next week at the Bushmills Irish Whiskey distillery. Joining headliners Of Monsters and Men are the pop-harmony 4-piece band Sons and Lovers, who have just finished touring the UK with Ellie Goulding and One Republic. Also on the bill...

2013-06-10 12:24:30

Master Distiller Reflects on His Relationship with His Father in Beam, Straight Up CLERMONT, Ky., June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Like father, like son. The story of Jim Beam® Bourbon is as much a story about fathers and sons, as it is about whiskey. For more than 200 years, the Beams have been passing on secrets and stories from generation to generation, creating a rich family legacy for the world's No.1-selling bourbon. "I learned pretty much everything I know from my...