Drinkhacker Reads – 11.14.2012

Drinkhacker Reads – 11.14.2012

Rémy Cointreau has announced a new edition designed for release exclusively for travel retail outlets. The St-Rémy à la Crème will launch this month with a trial run in North America, with worldwide travel distribution to follow shortly.  [Just Drinks]

San Francisco entrepreneur Carin Castillo is going for it with a new scotch blended in Scotland but distributed here in the U.S. SIA scotch is a blend of Speyside and Highland malts with a touch of Islay for good measure. It looks quite promising. Want to get in on the action? Help out via Kickstarter! [Kickstarter/SIA]

Chosun reports that Koreans consume the most top-end (17+ years) whisky in the world, with 698,000 cases consumed. This marks the 11th year in a row the nation has earned the distinction. [Chosun]

And finally, if there’s any further proof needed that drinking a dram could help save the world, scientists are attempting to use the by-products from whisky to fuel cars. Much like the hunt for the perfect barrel, research and testing is still ongoing, but extremely promising. [Edinburgh Evening News]

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Rob Theakston is a contributing editor to Drinkhacker.

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