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Pat Toddy
April 06, 2019 - 7:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Several hundred people tasted their way through the World of Whiskey in the home of mummies. The Penn Museum hosted the fourth annual American Whiskey Convention Friday night. "I think it's more drinkable than vodka, tequila or anything else, it's like a sexy drink...
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In this March 19, 2015 file photo, bottles of spirits are on display at the Prichard's Distillery in Nashville, Tenn.
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March 21, 2019 - 11:24 am
By Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — For American whiskey producers, their tariff-induced hangover became more painful in late 2018 when a downturn in exports accelerated, especially in the European Union — the industry's biggest overseas market, an industry trade group said...
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December 09, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After three years in the works a handcrafted chocolate whiskey is ready to be enjoyed, it’s a joint effort between a Philadelphia candy store and a distillery. Shane Confectionery, in Old City, is America's oldest candy store. For the first time it’s using its high...
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An exhibitor offers Japanese blended whisky for tasting during the 2016 Zagreb Whisky Fair in Zagreb, capital of Croatia, Feb. 26, 2016.
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John McDevitt
December 08, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — You may not associate whiskey with Japan, but Japanese whisky is a very popular libation worldwide, including the Philadelphia region. Tuna Bar in Old City offers a variation of the whiskey. Unfortunately, there's a shortage of the drink. Manufacturers can't make it...
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wine with dinner
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Justin Udo
November 22, 2018 - 12:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Thanksgiving ranks as one of the most popular drinking days of the year, and a few spirits stand out above the rest. Turkey and stuffing usually help complete the traditional holiday dinner. And afterwards, many people opt for a slice of pie or two. But in some homes...
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John McDevitt
August 11, 2018 - 5:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A grain that started to disappear from Pennsylvania’s fields partly because of Prohibition is the focus of a project between an area university and a craft whiskey producer. The boiler at Dad's Hat distillery in Bristol, Bucks County, roars as founder and distiller...
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American Whiskey Convention in South Philly
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Andrew Kramer
April 13, 2018 - 10:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - Whiskey connoisseurs were in for a treat Friday night at a tasting event in South Philadelphia. Car lovers were pretty happy as well. "The American Whiskey Convention is a celebration of all things American whiskey," explains the event's organizer, Laura Fields...
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