US whiskey imports to the UK have risen 50% over the past decade according to the Wine and Spirits Trade Association.

Diageo’s Bulleit holds both top spots for the third year running. Shay Waterworth reports

American Whiskey: Craft Work

10 September, 2013

American whiskey is being revolutionised by a rampant craft distilling industry – but will new brands enhance or damage the US’s reputation for quality, asks whiskey writer Dominic Roskrow

The Distilled Spirits Council (Discus), which represents the spirits industry in the US, revealed its 2012 findings in New York this week.

Diageo and Suntory have held talks about bidding $10 billion for American drinks giant, Beam, according to reports in today’s Sunday Telegraph (December 9).

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Dirty cocktail names: Is it the end?

There are lies, damn lies, statistics – and then there are statistics about cocktails. It emerged recently that a UK firm named Travel Republic surveyed punters, and apparently 29% of them disapprove of sexually suggestive cocktail names.

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