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Hilhaven Lodge Whiskey

Hilhaven Lodge Whiskey

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Hilhaven Lodge Whiskey Brett Ratners whiskey brand, the Hilhaven Lodge, has been discontinued by spirits company Diageo following a spate of sexual misconduct allegations against the filmmaker.
Item Number: Hilhaven-Lodge-Whiskey
Availability: In Stock 6
Size: 750ML
Hilhaven Lodge Whiskey Hard to find in stock! Discontinued read below hard to find!The Hilhaven Lodge is a new to world whiskey developed in collaboration between spirits company Diageo and Hollywood director, and current owner of Hilhaven Lodge, Brett Ratner.The Hilhaven Lodge features a distinctive blend of three different styles of whiskey spanning across three decades “ Bourbon from the 2000s, Tennessee Whiskey from the 1990s and Rye Whiskey from the 1980s Combined, these whiskeys offer an unbelievably smooth tasting experience.The Hilhaven Lodge is hand-bottled at StitzelWeller in Louisville, Kentucky. The initial release will be available in California and Florida, in limited quantities.Nestled deep in Beverly Hills, Hilhaven Lodge was established in 1927 as the exclusive entertainment escape of an American real estate mogul. The lodge quickly became the private playground for those who live in the spotlight, a haven where they could be themselves.Today, the tradition of celebration continues by blockbuster filmmaker Brett Ratner who has made the lodge a fixture in the social scene for a new generation of Hollywood.The Hilhaven Lodge is crafted from exceptional American whiskeys from three distinct decades as aged bourbon, rye, and Tennessee whiskeys combine for a rich and flavorful spirit.When you first encounter the Hilhaven Lodge youll notice a nose with rich fruit that mingles with light spice and sweet oak. Youll then taste candied fruit and dark brown caramel notes. The mid-palate is full of light spice notes of clove and silky with lush vanilla. It then leaves a long smooth finish with a subtle sweetness and vibrant oak nuance.The whiskey can be enjoyed neat, on the rocks, or as the key ingredient in cocktails reminiscent of Hollywoods heyday, like the Old Fashioned or the Highball.The Hilhaven Lodge received a Double Gold medal at the 2016 San Francisco World Spirits Competition.The Hilhaven Lodge is a celebration of American Whiskey craftsmanship as aged Bourbon, Rye and Tennessee Whiskeys from three distinct decades combine for a rich and flavorful spirit”the spirit of Hilhaven Lodge.TASTING NOTES "Hilhaven's aromatics are as airy as a swank Hollywood soire: discreet perfume, faint orange peel, evanescent vanilla.The palate offers up hors d'oeuvre-scale treats, too--hints of nougat, a soup§on of wood--all to be forgotten by the time the indistinct finish trails away like so many promises to meet again soon."Known as The Hilhaven Lodge, it is tied to a legendary Beverley Hills home owned by producer and director Brett Ratner, and has turned up in California, courtesy of spirits giant Diageo.Hilhaven Lodge, first established in 1927, was developed to be the exclusive entertainment escape of an American real estate mogul. It become, as the decades went along, a so-called posh playground of Hollywoods elite as it changed hands in ownership several times before falling into Ratners custody. The director, for whatever reason, decided he wanted to get in on the whiskey game, and teamed up with Diageo to begin building the brand.Not so fast, however, said Diageo rival Heaven Hill Distilleries, which sued Ratner last year, according to the Hollywood Reporter, because of possible confusion over name similarities. It was believed the Hilhaven Lodge whiskey would inevitably create a likelihood of confusion in the marketplace, thereby infringing Heaven Hills rights in its Heaven Hill mark.The two parties eventually settled, and the whiskey continued development under the Hilhaven Lodge brand. A swanky launch party Diageo and Ratner had last month marked the official debut of this bottling, described as a distinctive blend of three different styles of whiskey spanning across three decades “ Bourbon from the 2000s, Tennessee Whiskey from the 1990s and Rye Whiskey from the 1980s.Though the official distillery source, or sources, of the whiskey was not revealed by Diageo, the final product, clocking in at a mild 80 proof, was hand-bottled at Stitzel-Weller in Louisville, Kentucky. The bottle the whiskey has been put into is somewhat distinctive in nature, presenting as a packaging inspired by the Lodge itselfthe blank space created by the bottles label creates an H, a nod to Hilhaven Lodge, and the bottle is capped with a wood cork.Brett Ratners whiskey brand, the Hilhaven Lodge, has been discontinued by spirits company Diageo following a spate of sexual misconduct allegations against the filmmaker.The Times first reported Nov. 1 that six women, including actresses Olivia Munn and Natasha Henstridge, had accused Ratner, 48, of a range of acts of sexual misconduct, including harassment, groping and forced oral sex. On Sunday detailed alleged incidents involving five other women.Ratner, best known for directing, producing and financing hits such as "Rush Hour," "Horrible Bosses" and "The Revenant," has denied the accounts of each of the women."Due to the nature of these allegations, The Hilhaven Lodge Whiskey has been discontinued," a Diageo spokesperson told The Times.Ratner's attorney, Martin Singer, did not immediately respond to a request for comment.The Hilhaven Lodge whiskey is named after Ratner's Beverly Hills estate, which was previously home to Hollywood luminaries including "Casablanca" star Ingrid Bergman, "Vertigo" actress Kim Novak and later "Grease" producer Allan Carr, who installed a disco.The label on the bottle reads: "The lodge quickly became the private playground for those who live in the spotlight, a haven where they could be themselves."The whiskey ” a blend of Bourbon, Tennessee whiskey and Rye whiskey, and launched in 2016. The whiskey was the product of a licensing and marketing services agreement between Diageo and Ratner, who owns the Hilhaven Lodge trademark, the London-based spirits company has said.Diageo's other brands include Smirnoff, Captain Morgan and Don Julio.Since The Times first detailed the allegations against Ratner, Warner Bros.

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