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"Sultry Tips: 10 Best Camping Whiskeys"

"When it comes to some of the best whiskey, Ben Milam distillery from Blanco, Texas has won double gold for their bourbon two years in a row."

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"Jim Beam distiller joins Texas distillery"

“I’m very proud of Marlene, and I’m thrilled she’s chosen to join Ben Milam,” said Milam. “I have tremendous confidence in our product and I know she will contribute greatly to the quality of our whiskey.”

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"Jim Beam Distiller Marlene Holmes Goes Craft Spirits Route with Move to Ben Milam Whiskey Distillery"

"When I met the team, I was quickly drawn to their passion and determination to make a really good product,” said Holmes “I’ve been in the business for over 27 years, and this is the best whiskey I’ve ever put in my mouth."

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"Craft Brewing and Distilling News for July 11, 2018"

"Texas-based Ben Milam Whiskey has named Marlene Holmes as head distiller. Holmes, formerly of Jim Beam, joins Ben Milam with nearly 30 years of experience in the industry."

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"Ben Milam Whiskey Team Expands with Veteran Distiller"

"She joined the team just last month after retiring from Jim Beam, and while she was looking to continue her career in the bourbon business, she never imagined calling Texas home."

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"A Career Change? I’ll Drink to That!"

Ms. Milam said a young woman approached her at a recent tasting. “She said, ‘I think for women, drinking whiskey is the last frontier of equality,’” Ms. Milam said. “And I was like, ‘Oh, my God, I love you.’”

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"Marsha Milam is changing the whiskey game."

"Whether she’s promoting a new musical group or founding a whiskey distillery, Marsha Milam has never been one to sit on the sidelines."

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"#FoodieFriday: Blanco’s Milam Distillery"

"Marsha Milam was raised by an oilman who also owned liquor stores, who early on taught his daughter that liquor was a solid business choice, with stable demand in good times and bad."

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"5 Whiskeys to Try Before Summer Ends"

"Distill our drinking hearts: Texas is home to a growing number of handcrafted whiskeys."

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"Austin music industry veteran switches gears, serves up award-winning Hill Country distillery"

"Her latest venture, based in tranquil Blanco, Texas, offers a change of pace from the packed Austin music venues where she's built her career."

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"Texas, Distilled"

"The spirit is the brainchild of Marsha Milam, who sought to honor her relative in the best way possible, with a good stiff drink"

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"Is This America’s Best New Bourbon?"

"Ben Milam Bourbon was awarded an ultra-rare Double Gold medal, bestowed only upon spirits that are unanimously given Gold medal distinction during the competition’s blind tasting panel."

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"Blanco's Ben Milam Whiskey makes rye, bourbon steeped in Texas history"

"Blanco's Ben Milam Whiskey makes rye, bourbon steeped in Texas history"

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"New Bourbon and Rye Whiskey Distillery Opens in Blanco"

"The 86-proof Ben Milam bourbon is aged in new American oak charred barrels, as tradition dictates, and is currently available in the tasting room, as well as at Shady Grove, County Line BBQ, and select Austin retailers."

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Ben Milam a part of World Whiskey Day

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Ben Milam makes an appearance on CBS Austin

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