The Weekly Roundup-What’s News, October 31

By Neat Pour Staff |

Happy Halloween! The past week was filled with acquisitions across the wine and beer worlds, and new releases of every sort of beverage imaginable. Plus, a Wisconsin man got arrested after getting trapped in a convenience store cooler and drinking the beer overnight. Check out the links below.




  • Pappy Van Winkle is about to drop their latest batch of bottles. All the details here. (Neat Pour)
  • Whisky is still in. Scotch export values increased 3.4% to $2.4 billion in the first half of 2017. (The Spirits Business)
  • VinePair has a cool explainer on the ten most popular botanicals in gin.
  • The Balvenie rolled out their insane, third chapter of their DCS Compendium and Hennessy introduced a limited edition cognac. More here. (Neat Pour)


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