TWiB: Union Agrees to Heaven Hill Contract, 66 Page Report on Trade Disputes, Blue Run’s High Rye Bourbon

It’s This Week in Bourbon for October 29th 2021. Here’s the headlines for this week. Union workers agree to a new Heaven Hill contract. DISCUS files a 66 page report on trade and export disputes. Blue Run Spirits launches their first high rye bourbon.

Show Notes:

  • Union workers vote to accept a new contract with Heaven Hill distillery.
  • The Kentucky Distillers’ Association welcomes Three Boys Farm Distillery and Coal Pick Distillery.
  • Interbrand names Jack Daniel’s the most valuable spirit brand in the world.
  • What’s next for American whiskey?
  • Single-barrel whiskey offerings on Drizly has expanded by 12 percent in 2021.
  • NFT Tied to Rare Whiskey Cask Auctions for $2.3M.
  • Owens Corning introduced “Bourbon” as the 2022 Shingle Color of the Year.
  • The Kitchen Table restaurant coming to Jim Beam
  • DISCUS submitted a detailed report (66 pages to be exact) to the United States Trade Representative identifying key foreign trade barriers impeding U.S. distilled spirits exports.
  • 2021 edition of Brooklyn Black Ops, a collaboration from Kentucky-based Four Roses Distillery and New York’s Brooklyn Brewery.
  • Jeptha Creed is releasing their first Bottled-In-Bond Rye Bourbon.
  • Blue Run Kentucky Straight High Rye Bourbon Whiskey is now available.
  • HIRSCH announces the debut of its Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.
  • Michter’s 20 Year Kentucky Straight Bourbon will mark the first release since 2019.
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