Cigar & Spirit News

Distiller Releases 2015 Whiskey Projections

Cigar & Spirits spoke with Distiller regarding the year ahead for whiskey. By Cari Jorgensen The market have seen an upward trend toward whiskey in the last year and 2015 is likely to be no different, according to whiskey discovery and recommendation...

Flathead Vodka Made From Sugar Beets

A Montana distillery produces unique vodkas using sugar beets. By Cari Jorgensen Mark Hlebichuk, owner of Flathead Vodka, has found his niche when it comes to producing vodka: sugar beets. His distillery, located in downtown Missoula, Montana, uses the r...

Whiskeys Are Getting Hot

After the success of Fireball, other whiskeys are adding cinnamon to the mix. By Cari Jorgensen Sazerac has one of the hottest whiskeys around, both in terms of flavor and sales. Market research firm, IRI, based in Chicago, reported that in one year Fire...

A Rum to Honor Veterans

Veteran-made Fighting Spirits American Spiced Rum to donate 10% of its sales to charity. By Cari Jorgensen Sam Powell served in the Marine Corps for seven years, before being honorably discharged. During his service, he did two tours in Iraq. When he ret...
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Tequila May Be Beneficial to Your Health

The sugars in tequila could protect against diabetes and obesity. By Cari Jorgensen As if we didn’t need another reason to reach for the tequila, it turns out that it may actually benefit our health. Researchers in Mexico reported that a group of mice...