A private barrel selection bottling of Michter’s 10 Year Old bourbon has sold for a record £166,000 ($209,462) at a charity auction in London.

Buffalo Trace Distillery is experimenting with barrels made from 300-year-old wood on a new bourbon.

American whiskey

09 November, 2012

American whiskey has been undergoing a quiet revolution. Now the new wave of distillers, led by bourbon’s Kentucky heartland, is set to go global. Dominic Roskrow reports

Beam Inc.,the leading US premium spirits company, has unveiled its new visitors’ centre – the Jim Beam American Stillhouse– at its flagship distillery in Clermont, Kentucky.

Heaven Hill Distilleries has introduced Larceny, a super-premium wheat bourbon, to the US market.

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