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Monday, November 30, 2020

November 2020 in Review

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This month I posted 8 articles. The site saw over 26,000 page-views. Down from the previous record of 28,998 views set in September and up over 190% from the 8683 views in November of 2019. 

Tobey turned 15 this month!

Thank you to everyone for your continued support. 

Month in Review

November 02 - Beam Suntory Announces New Brand 'Lineage'

Friday, November 27, 2020

Heaven Hill Announces 2020 Release of Parker’s Heritage Collection

Heaven Hill Distillery has announced the 2020 release of the Parker's Heritage Collection. The Parker's Heritage Collection is where Heaven Hill innovates with new techniques. It is named for the late Heaven Hill Master Distiller Parker Beam, who was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease) in 2010. A portion of the proceeds from each Parker's Heritage bottle sold is given to the ALS Association. 

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Heaven Hill Announces Fall 2020 Edition of Old Fitzgerald Bottled-in-Bond

Heaven Hill Distillery has announced the Fall 2020 edition of Old Fitzgerald Bottled-In-Bond. Like the Spring 2019 release, the Fall 2020 edition bourbon that was produced using bourbon that was barreled in 2005 making this a 14 year bourbon (the 2019 was a 13 year). 

Friday, November 20, 2020

Maker's Mark Announces "CommUNITY Batch"

Maker's Mark has announced a new release in partnership with the LEE Initiative Partners titled "CommUNITY Batch" with 100% of the proceeds supporting the hospitality industry. For those unfamiliar (myself included), The LEE (Let's Empower Employment) Initiative was founded in 2017 by Lindsey Ofcacek and Edward Lee and aims to address issues of equality and diversity in the restaurant industry by implementing programs to directly support people in hospitality.

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Angel's Envy Releases 2020 Cask Strength Bourbon

Angel's Envy has announced the release of their limited-edition release of Angel's Envy 2020 Cask Strength Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Finished in Port Barrels. The distillery has produced 17,400 bottles for release. 

Monday, November 16, 2020

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Elijah Craig Announces Toasted Barrel

Heaven Hill brand Elijah Craig has announced a new expression called Elijah Craig Toasted Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. 

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Autumn OHLQ Bottle Lottery Results Announced

The 2020 Autumn OHLQ Bottle Lottery results have been announced. Winners were notified via email, however, you can check your entry here. Sadly, there was one Mark R. on the list, but it wasn't me so my unlucky streak continues. 

Monday, November 2, 2020

Beam Suntory Announces New Brand 'Lineage'

Mega conglomerate Beam Suntory has announced a new premium whiskey called Lineage created by seventh-generation Beam Family Master Distiller, Fred Noe, and his son, Freddie. This new spirit will be available exclusively in global travel retail in early 2021 (more on this later).