TWiB: MGP Gets Rebranded, KY Owl Construction Begins, and No Stagg for 2021 BTAC

It’s This Week in Bourbon for October 8th 2021. Here’s the headlines for this week. MGP gets a somewhat rebrand to Ross & Squibb Distillery, Stoli hires David Mandell to lead KY Owl construction, and Buffalo Trace releases the details for the 2021 Antique Collection, but there’s a big hitter missing this year.

Show Notes:

  • MGP gets a pseudo-rebrand to Ross & Squibb Distillery
  • Shout out to @barrelproofmarketing for the inight on brand confusion
  • ADI has released two new books targeted for distillers
  • Vinepair gives a history lesson in Blanton’s toppers
  • Kentucky now has over 10,000,000 barrels of bourbon aging
  • Stoli hires David Mandell to lead the KY Owl Distillery and Park contruction
  • predicts drink trends to come in the next few months
  • Diego has opened the first carbon neutral facility in Lebanon, KY
  • Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board puts limits of bourbon purchases
  • Good Deeds releases their first malt whiskey
  • Daylight Wine and Spirits releases Ammunition Straight Bourbon whiskey
  • Westward Whiskey introduces their barrel strength expression
  • Redemption rye has a new ex-cognax cask release
  • Peg Leg Porker releases Pitmaster Reserve 15 year
  • Kentucky Peerless releases their double oak
  • Woodford Reserve releases Chocolate Malt Whisper
  • High West unveils Midwinter Night’s Dram Act 9
  • Sazerac is releasing is second edition of Mister Sam
  • 2021 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection is missing George T. Stagg
  • @mandelldavid @kentuckyowl @diageo @kentuckybourbontrail @westwardwhiskey @redemptionwhiskey @peglegporker @kentuckypeerless @woodfordreserve @drinkhighwest
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