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download (4)Kentucky’s Limestone Branch Distillery has launched its new Yellowstone Select Kentucky Straight Bourbon nationwide. Made with a blend of 4- and 7-year-old Bourbon whiskies, Yellowstone Select is bottled at 93 proof and retails at $49.99 a bottle. The launch comes on the heels of Limestone Branch’s September debut of Yellowstone Limited Edition, a blend of 7- and 12-year-old rye and 7-year-old wheated whiskies.

downloadHeaven Hill Brands is commemorating its 80th anniversary with a limited edition run of its eponymous Bourbon. The specialty run, which entered production on December 12, features barrels filled with Heaven Hill’s original 1935 entry proof of 107, instead of the 125-proof new make whiskey typically used by the company. Additionally, a portion of the 107-proof whiskey will be aged in heavy char barrels, with the remaining liquid maturing in Heaven Hill’s traditional casks. The commemorative Bourbon is set to be bottled and released at a future date.

imagesPalm Bay International is debuting Writers Tears Copper Pot Irish whiskey into select U.S. markets. Made with single malt and single pot still whiskies distilled from Irish barley, Writers Tears is non-peated and aged in American oak Bourbon casks. The 40%-abv whiskey, which is part of the Walsh Whiskey portfolio, retails at $39.99 a bottle and is currently available across New York, Pennsylvania, Washington D.C. and Massachusetts.

All information courtesy of Shanken News Daily

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