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72-year-old Scotch whisky fetches over $54,000 in auction

HONG KONG (AP) — A 72-year-old bottle of Glen Grant single malt whisky from Scotland fetched more than $54,000 in an auction in Hong Kong on Friday. It is the first time that the 194...

Rare 72-year-old Scotch whisky to be auctioned in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (AP) — A 72-year-old bottle of Glen Grant single malt whisky from Scotland is expected to fetch more than $38,000 in an auction in Hong Kong on Friday. It is the first time...

Restaurants, bars scramble for propane amid pandemic winter

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — With coronavirus restrictions forcing bars and restaurants to seat customers outside in the dead of winter, many are scrambling to nab erratic supplies of propane that fuel ...

Taiwan distillery releases new series of whiskey featuring abstract art

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A collaboration project titled "2020 Kavalan Artist Series" was launched by Taiwanese distillery Kavalan and abstract artist Paul Chiang (江賢二) on Tuesday (Nov. 2...

New Jack Daniel's master distiller keeps up family tradition

In a business where family tradition tends to matter, Chris Fletcher stepped up Wednesday to follow in his grandfather's footsteps to lead production of the Jack Daniel’s whiskey brand. ...

Walmart, Amazon among donors to QAnon-promoting lawmaker

Walmart, Amazon and other corporate giants donated money to a Tennessee state lawmaker's reelection campaign after she used social media to amplify and promote the QAnon conspiracy theory, according t...

Jack Daniel's master distiller stepping down after 12 years

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — After 12 years of leading production of the powerhouse Jack Daniel's whiskey brand, Jeff Arnett is stepping down as master distiller, the company announced Thursday. ...

Study: Craft distillers see sales evaporate amid pandemic

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — For five months, no rum has flowed for visitors at Jaime Windon's distillery in Maryland, drying up a crucial part of her revenue stream. Windon's tasting room remains shuttered...

Bourbon-scented sanitizer and wary public challenge census

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Out on her first day of knocking on doors in the Bay Area, the census taker had limited success getting people to answer the questions on the 2020 census. Reside...

Kaohsiung mayoral candidates pledge to improve city's infrastructure

All three candidates in the upcoming mayoral by-election in Kaohsiung vowed Saturday to push for quality infrastructure despite a relatively tight budget during their only televised policy presentatio...

Diageo goes green with carbon neutral distillery in Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Spirits giant Diageo announced Monday that it's going green with its newest whiskey-making venture in the Bluegrass State. Its distillery being built at Lebano...

Tariffs hit American whiskey producers hard in Europe

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — American whiskey distillers have watched more than $300 million in export revenues evaporate in the two years since becoming entangled in a trade dispute between the Trump admin...

GOP congressman at risk of losing seat over gay marriage

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Freshman Virginia GOP congressman Denver Riggleman has a conservative voting record and the strong backing of President Donald Trump but is still in danger of losing his seat this...

Liquor store closures drive drinkers to seek booze options

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The unparalleled decision a month ago to close the state-owned stores that sell nearly all of Pennsylvania's liquor and much of its wine prompted some people to drive across sta...

Louisville adjusts to new date and season for Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Postponing the Kentucky Derby was jarring enough for a city that draws much of its identity from hosting horse racing’s marquee event. Canceling it, well, that...