MGP Ingredients has agreed a deal to acquire US spirits company Luxco for a value of $476m in cash and stock.

Kentucky-based Lux Row Distillers has launched its second limited edition release of Rebel Yell bourbon in the UK.

Limestone Branch Distillery in Kentucky has won the Bourbon Distillery of the Year award at the Berlin Intl Spirits Competition.

The explosion in popularity of single malt whisky around the world has led to a boom in its price points, but now its American cousin, bourbon is beginning to capitalise in the UK and other parts of Europe.

Thom Solberg of Black Rock bar in London’s trendy Shoreditch has won the Rebel Yell Bourbon Cocktail Competition.

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