Monthly Archives: July 2014

Highlands distiller Knockdhu adds some smoke to its AnCnoc single malts

Distiller pays homage to its heritage with a series of limited edition peaty expressions By Alan J. Wax A distillery in Scotland’s Highlands region, an area largely known for its floral, sweetish, fruity single-malt whiskies, now is offering something for those … Continue reading

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Great American Beer Festival tickets go on sale; steps taken to curb scalpers

By Alan J. Wax It’s just about that time of year, again. And you’ll have to act quickly. Tickets for the annual Great American Beer Festival (GABF), to be held Oct. 2-4 in Denver, go on sale July 30 at … Continue reading

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They’re all beer aficionados on this bus

A group of South Floridians discover their region’s breweries and beers with a chartered bus tour. By Alan J. Wax It began and ended in Boca Raton, Florida. For more than eight hours, starting on a recent sunny, Saturday afternoon and … Continue reading

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Saranac’s new Single Malt brew will appeal to whiskey and beer aficionados

Scottish ale aged in single-malt Scotch whiskey barrels. By Alan J. Wax A recently released beer from the F.X. Matt Brewing Co. could be a beer for Scotch whiskey aficionados or, perhaps, a Scotch for beer drinkers. The beer, called … Continue reading

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