TWiB: E.U. Removes Retaliatory Tariffs, Kroger’s Ultimate Bourbon Auction, Castle & Key and KBBG Collaborate for The Untold Story of Kentucky Whiskey

It’s This Week in Bourbon for October 8th 2021. Here’s the headlines for this week. After 3 long years, the US and EU have agreed to remove retaliatory tariffs on bourbon exports. Kroger’s ultimate bourbon auction will begin on 11/10 with some unicorns up for bids. Castle & Key and the Kentucky Black Bourbon Guild collaborate on a new extension called The Untold Story of Kentucky Whiskey.

Show Notes:

  • The U.S. and the E.U. have agreed to remove retaliatory tariffs on Kentucky Bourbon and American Whiskey.
  • 25% tariffs in place in the UK because of Brexit.
  • Lux Row Distillers will undergo a $4 million expansion beginning in November.
  • The Idaho State Liquor Division has new rules in place for selling rare bourbons.
  • The Kroger 2021 Ultimate Bourbon Auction to End Hunger begin on November 10. Visit
  • Castle & Key announced a new line extension called The Untold Story of Kentucky Whiskey, Chapter 1 in partnership with The Kentucky Black Bourbon Guild (KBBG).
  • Tamworth Distilling has unveiled a roasted turkey-flavored whiskey, Bird Of Courage.
  • Wyoming Whiskey is releasing the fifth expression of its signature Outryder Straight American Whiskey.
  • Old Charter Oak French Oak is the latest release from Buffalo Trace Distillery.
  • All the Cookies Bourbon from Old Dominick is being rereleased.
  • Jack Daniel’s has announced the release of its 2021 Single Barrel Special Release, Coy Hill High Proof.
  • The 1st Straight Rosen Rye Whiskey made in the United States in over 50 years has officially been bottled by Stoll & Wolfe Distillery.
  • Woodford Reserve announces the release of its annual holiday bottle.
  • ZZ Top and Texas-based Balcones Distilling are collaborating on a new whiskey titled Tres Hombres.
  • New Belgium Brewing and Four Roses Bourbon announced the 2021 release of Oakspire Bourbon Barrel Ale.
  • Barrell Craft Spirits is releasing their ‘BCS Gray Label’ which are finished barrels of 24-year-old Canadian whiskey.
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