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A distillery is just a building at the end of a day, the flavor of a whiskey comes from the ingredients and equipment used inside it. In whiskey making the equipment used makes a big difference in the end product, here's a non-exhaustive list: Stills: stills are used to concentrate alcohol, the shape and material used for stills make a great difference in ...


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There are some other Cistercian monasteries like the Abbey of New Clairvaux, which has a vineyard and produces wine. Also, Sierra Nevada produces the Ovila beers in cooperation with the abbey. It should be noted that the abbey can be considered a Trappist monastery, but that the beer is not sanctioned by the International Trappist Association, and is ...


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From what I can find I'm not sure I can give an exact answer to the main question (when J&B started using screw caps) but I think I found something that matches your description, from 1972: https://www.maxliquor.com/product-p/j-and-b-scotch-1972-quart.htm As far as I can tell the label matches the picture on the page you linked and appears to have a ...


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Having owned and run a winery for 15 years (as well as making the wine, it was a small operation), you should concentrate on Sales, Marketing and Distribution about 90% of your effort. You could bottle paint thinner and with the right sales team and marketing you could make tons of money. I've seen it in the wine industry many times. People will say "if you ...


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One wine comes to mind and that is the Apera wine produced in Australia. If you do a google search on apera and solera you will find numerous hits of wineries in Australia and Canada making something that is Sherry-like. Sherry is now a protected name place like Champagne, Chianti and Burgundy and can only be used in Spain of wines produced in the Jerez-...


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Monastic alcohol production goes back a long ways. Probably as old as the Catholic church. In fact, I think that at one time in Europe you had to be part of the church just to produce alcohol. This page has 11 different beer producers, which are known as Trappist monasteries mostly in France and Belgium Here are a list of 24 Benedictine breweries in ...


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Gocce imperiali are produced by some Cistercians Abbeys in Italy. Their ABV is 90%, which is quite high (please note that "pure" alcool is usually sold in bottles with ABV of 95%).


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I can't speak to the specific whiskies that you mention, but you're right that it's something of a marketing trick. I would assume what's happening is that specific distilleries have the capacity to produce a certain quantity of whisky, but the market for an individual brand is lesser than this quantity. So instead of producing a larger quantity of a ...


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Free, just the label, can be placed over existing label Josh cellars, will give out free labels for their wine that will be shipped to you that can be placed over existing labels that you have already purchased. Josh Cellars custom label page Woodford Reserve will print custom labels and mail to you. Woodford Reserve custom labels Purchase special labeled ...


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There is a little known Stellina that is produced by the Order of the Sainte Famille in France. Stellina is a herbal liqueur made by the monastic order of the Sainte Famille (Holy Family) in Belley, France. It is considered similar to Chartreuse, both being made by monks in the same region, to secret recipes, and also coming in both green and yellow. ...


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