All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Whiskey’

Jack Daniel’s Likes New Tennessee Whiskey Law

You have heard of Tennessee whiskey, but what makes whiskey Tennessee whiskey? Lawmakers passed a law last year that said that distilleries that planned to market their whiskey as Tennessee whiskey must follow strict guidelines. Not only must the whiskey be made in the state of Tennessee, it also has to contain at least 51% corn, be filtered through maple …

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Jim Beam, Maker’s Mark Acquired By Japanese Company

Jim Beam and Maker’s Mark are just two of America’s favorite liquors that will now be produced under the ownership of a Japanese beverage company, Suntory Holdings Ltd. The $13.62 billion deal was announced Monday after Beam Inc. agreed to be sold to Suntory. Upon the announcement, shares of Beam Inc. rose 24% on Monday. Beam Inc., headquartered in Chicago, …

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Man Drinks 50 Bottles Whiskey Worth $102,000

According to WTAE News in Pennsylvania, a man has swilled down 50 bottles of pre-Prohibition whiskey in one year – whiskey he was supposed to be guarding for safekeeping. The man, John Saunders, 62, was a caretaker who lived in the basement of the South Broadway Manor Bed and Breakfast near Pittsburgh, was a friend of the inn owner’s family …

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The Science of Whiskey Discussed At Google

Drink TV host and Institute of Culinary Education Chef Instructor Anthony Caporale recently participated in an “At Google” talk, to discuss, “The Science of Whiskey”. Google describes the talk as “a guided tour of the history, chemistry, and technology behind whiskey, Bourbon, and Scotch!” “He’ll ferment beer, distill moonshine, and talk about how production techniques such as malting affect flavor,” …

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Finally, The Maker’s Mark Debacle Gets A Taiwanese Animation Video

Next Media Animation (NMA) has put out a new video chronicling the big Maker’s Mark “dilution disaster” (which has now been resolved, as the distiller backtracked on its original plans following customer outrage). NMA, which has taken on the John McAfee story, Star Wars Episode VII, Steve Jobs, and recently, Beyonce’s Super Bowl have time show, tells the story as …

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