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Written on October 21, 2020.

Combining coffee and alcohol isn’t new— Irish coffee, White Russians, espresso martinis, and other cocktails dripping in coffee liqueur have long laid the groundwork for the innovation we’re experiencing today. Craft brewers have also played a significant role, using coffee beans to create roasted, nutty, and chocolatey flavors in porters and stouts. Ready-to-drink (RTD) hard coffee is just the next evolutionary take on the pairing.
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Written on October 14, 2020.

By now, you’ve likely heard of whipped coffee— but what about whipped hot chocolate? That’s right, following in the footsteps of the famously fluffy dalgona coffee, this winter classic has recently gotten an upgrade thanks to the innovative spirit of TikTok-ers everywhere.

As long as you haven’t been off of the Internet throughout your self-quarantine, it’s easy to see why dalgona coffee took off when it did— and why hot chocolate has become the next big thing.
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Written on October 7, 2020.

Seasons change— even in the beverage world. But one drink you can always count on seeing when autumn finally rolls around is the pumpkin spice latte. In fact, after a particularly challenging year coffee shop giants like Starbucks and Dunkin made the decision to launch their signature pumpkin spice drinks earlier than ever; that’s why we wouldn’t blame you if you’re already tired of it (though you’re friends might!) Luckily, there are plenty of other flavorful beverages to try this season. Instead of a PSL, consider sipping on one of these fall drinks. You might just find your next favorite!
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Written on September 30, 2020.

From morning routine to afternoon pick-me-up, coffee has always been a beverage staple. Now, as Americans juggle an onslaught of COVID-related stresses— like heightened family responsibilities and economic uncertainty, to name a few— coffee trends suggest that our favorite caffeinated beverage seems to have taken on an even larger role.
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Written on September 23, 2020.

September marks National Bourbon Heritage Month— a coveted time of year for Kentuckians and whiskey lovers everywhere. As a Louisville-based company, it’s in our blood to join in celebrations of the heritage and ongoing role Bourbon has played in our local economy, history, and culture. So grab a dram of your favorite whiskey and join us as we explore the magic behind some of bourbon’s signature flavors.
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Written on September 16, 2020.

You may more readily recognize tequila by name – but how much do you really know about the spirit and its close cousin, mezcal? If you’re feeling stumped, here are three primary differences that set the pair of agave-based liquors apart:
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Written on September 9, 2020.

There’s a punch for every occasion; in fact, you might even call it “the casserole of the beverage world.”

The punch category is understood vaguely as a type of beverage, either non-alcoholic and alcoholic, that generally contains fruit or fruit juice – but did you know that the famous concoction actually owes its origins to India?
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Written on September 2, 2020.

With over 300 different characteristics, tequila possesses a depth of flavors and aromas that rival any good spirit. Depending on the unique conditions in which its agave was grown, as well as the techniques utilized in its production, this delightful spirit can range from light and fruity to deep and smokey – and everything in between.
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Written on August 26, 2020.

Even in the midst of a global pandemic, Ready-to-Drink (RTD) cocktails continue to dominate the beverage space. Though already on the upwards trend pre-COVID, the RTD cocktail category experienced an unprecedented boost just as the US was beginning to feel the effects of the virus.
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Written on August 19, 2020.

While demand for functional beverages and “better-for-you” alternatives has been on the rise for decades, the recent global pandemic has no doubt accelerated things. As consumers seek out enhanced beverages in their mission to take control of their health, detox drinks have become a developing niche in this sector.
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