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Ketel One Launches Orange Vodka

Ketel One Launches Orange Vodka

Ketel One vodka has introduced Ketel One Oranje, an orange flavoured vodka. The launch coincided with Queen's Day, a national holiday in the Netherlands honouring the Queen's official birthday, which is widely celebrated. The colour orange is everywhere as it represents the royal family name - The Family Nassau, House of Orange. Ketel One Oranje contains essence of natural orange. Ketel One Oranje, pronounced "Oh-RON-yah" in Dutch, is produced at the Nolet Distillery in Schiedam, Holland. [...more]

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Grolsch’s New International Label by Anthem Worldwide Integrates ‘The Mark’

Grolsch’s New International Label by Anthem Worldwide Integrates ‘The Mark’

Grolsch is a brand and company whose rich traditions date back to 1615. The focal point of Grolsch's commercial activities lies in the Netherlands, Grolsch's historic home market. Made in Holland, yet enjoyed all over the world, Grolsch exports its beer to more than 50 countries. Important international markets for Grolsch include South Africa, the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Poland and Russia. The Grolsch brewery in Enschede is one of the most eco-friendly breweries in the world. SABMiller plc, one of the world's leading brewers acquired the Grolsch business and brand in February 2008. [...more]

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Heineken to appoint Alexis Nasard as Group Commerce Director

Heineken to appoint Alexis Nasard as Group Commerce Director

Heineken N.V. have announced the appointment of Alexis Nasard as Group Commerce Director, effective 1 February 2010. Mr. Nasard will join Heineken's Executive Committee reporting to Jean-François van Boxmeer, Heineken N.V. Chief Executive Officer. [...more]

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Heineken H1 profits up by 13% – share price soars to 11 month high

Heineken H1 profits up by 13% – share price soars to 11 month high

BRUSSELS, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Heineken NV , the world's third-largest brewer, reported a better than expected rise in first-half operating profit on Wednesday, driven by price hikes and cost savings despite lower volumes. [...more]

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Heineken to merge two Breweries in Czech Republic

Heineken to merge two Breweries in Czech Republic

Heineken NV has announced plans to merge its local Kralovsky Pivovar Krusovice brewery with the beverage group Drinks Union (DU). Local reports say the merger is expected to be completed in the first half of the next year at the latest, citing Jiri Danek, head of Heineken's Czech business. [...more]

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Germany: Brau Holding sells stake in Karlsberg

Germany: Brau Holding sells stake in Karlsberg

Brau-Holding-International the German joint venture between Heineken and the Schörghuber Group have sold their 45 percent stake in Karlsberg International Brand the Brewer that produces and sells the beer-mix drinks Mixery and Desperados in Germany. [...more]

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Beam Global buys Effen Vodka Brand

Beam Global buys Effen Vodka Brand

Who would have thought that the Effen Vodka mark would have been so highly cherished by Fortune Brands? [...more]

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Heineken to build a new Malting Plant in South Africa

Heineken to build a new Malting Plant in South Africa

Heineken , the world's third-largest brewer, is in talks to build a barley-malting plant at its new brewery in South Africa and a deal is expected soon, a company official was quoted as saying this week. [...more]

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Announcement: Heineken appoint new MD to Scottish & Newcastle Unit

Announcement: Heineken appoint new MD to Scottish & Newcastle Unit

Heineken N.V. today announced that Stefan Orlowski, currently Group Commerce Director, Heineken N.V. has been appointed Managing Director, Scottish and Newcastle UK, effective 1 July 2009. [...more]

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Monster Energy Launches in Resealable Cans

Monster Energy Launches in Resealable Cans

Monster Energy, Corona, Calif., has launched 550 ml Monster Import in resealable cans from Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL). The cans feature the Ball Resealable End (BRE) and are supplied by Ball Packaging Europe, filled in The Netherlands and imported to the U.S. for sale. [...more]

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A Guide to the Distillation of Gin

A Guide to the Distillation of Gin

Most Gin is initially distilled in efficient column stills. The resulting spirit is high-proof, light-bodied, and clean with a minimal amount of congeners (flavor compounds) and flavoring agents. Genever is distilled in less-efficient pot stills, which results in a lower-proof, more flavorful spirit. [...more]

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The Origins & History of Gin

The Origins & History of Gin

Gin is a juniper berry-flavored grain spirit . The word is an English shortening of Genever, the Dutch word for juniper. The origins of Gin are rather murky. In the late 1580s a juniper-flavored spirit of some sort was found in Holland by British troops who were fighting against the Spanish in the Dutch War of Independence. [...more]

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