A TV drama about the founder of the first Japanese whiskey distillery has doubled sales of the drink in Japan, proving once again that the media has an immense influence on consumer preferences.
The Six Pillars encompass the strong sense of place at the heart of the distillery and the estate, together with the long experience of distilling and maturing a single malt whisky with a reputation for product excellence and distinctive taste. Read the rest of the story at: Profile: The Macallan Six Pillars
Despite being one of the most valuable alcohol brands in the world, Jack Daniel's is manufactured in a 147-year-old distillery in Lynchburg, Tenn. that is actually on the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Register of Historic Places. It's...Show More Summary
Corn dog maven Jim Stacy recently landed his first high-profile television show, Offbeat Eats with Jim Stacy, on the Cooking Channel. In the pilot episode, he hunts down food inspired by monster movies at restaurants in Atlanta, San Diego, and Easthampton, Massachusetts.
One look at the gleaming copper pot stills inside Bangkok’s A. R. Sutton & Co. Engineers Siam bar and distillery and it’s clear that Ashley Sutton, owner and founder, isn’t messing around. Those familiar with Bangkok’s nightlife scene...Show More Summary
Black Rock Distillery in Spray, Oregon (population: 160) is the home of 9 Rocks Vodka (aka Nine Rocks Vodka), which is a triple-distilled (from what is unknown), charcoal- and micro-filtered neutral spirit. Mild on the nose, the vodka offers a… Continue reading ? The post Review: 9 Rocks Vodka appeared first on Drinkhacker.
Rolling River Spirits is a Portland, Oregon distillery producing vodka, gin, and — soon — a whiskey. Today we look at the company’s vodka, which is distilled from winter wheat in a small reflux column still. Rolling River Vodka is… Continue reading ? The post Review: Rolling River Vodka appeared first on Drinkhacker.
It’s increasingly difficult to keep up with the flood of whiskies that flow from Islay’s Kilchoman, but this one really is unique: It’s the first official distillery bottling to be released at cask strength. (An ImpEx exclusive was also cask… Continue reading ? The post Review: Kilchoman Original Cask Strength appeared first on Drinkhacker.
Forget horse racing and bourbon distilleries. Next time you go to Louisville, bring your bicycle and head underground to the world's largest indoor bike park, which officially opened Monday. The Mega Underground Bike Park is located in an old limestone mine 100 feet below ground. Show More Summary
Asheville Distilling Company in North Carolina is behind the Troy & Sons brand, but there really is a Troy: Troy Ball, who happens to be a woman. She indeed has three sons. This craft distillery is heavily focused on corn… Continue reading ? The post Review: Troy & Sons Platinum, Oak Reserve, and Blonde Whiskey appeared first on Drinkhacker.
Sydney is about to gets its very own distillery dedicated to the production of local gin, vodka and rye whiskey, with an aged whiskey on the cards further...
Wallpaper magazine's January beauty news inspired this post on Juniper Ridge, a fragrance distillery founded in 1998 and located in my new stomping grounds of Oakland, CA. I'm personally obsessed with the art of perfume making simply because of the rush of vivid memories one experiences when smelling a particular scent. Show More Summary
Buffalo, New York’s first distillery since Prohibition is Lockhouse, and its eponymous Lockhouse Vodka is its first product. (A gin is now also available.) Column-distilled from local grapes, it’s an unusual spirit in the increasingly familiar vodka space. A pungent… Continue reading ? The post Review: Lockhouse Vodka appeared first on Drinkhacker.
To make moonshine legally, descendants from two of the most famous families in West Virginia – and the nation – decided to put aside their bad blood in the name of good business relations, according to the Associated Press on January 31. Show More Summary
Congrats to Wild Turkey’s Eddie Russell, who will be filling the shoes of his father Jimmy as Master Distiller. Eddie’s been at the distillery for 34 years, working side by side with his father. But it wasn’t through nepotism that …Show More Summary
Boathouse Distillery is based in Salida, Colorado, from which Colorado Bourbon hails. The back label copy of this whiskey alone is worth the price of admission: “Colorado Bourbon is especially formulated for Wesern women and men. WeShow More Summary
The best gin I've had in years isn't made by an American or British distillery. It's Spanish, an ultra-premium gin flavored with basil, thyme, rosemary, and, for a killer dose of savory, oily richness, arbequina olives. It's a gin that makes the case for sipping yours neat.
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Glencadam can be found in the Eastern Highlands of Scotland. It is the only working distillery in County Angus here, but thanks to CIL US Wine & Spirits (the company behind Camus Cognac), it’s now available in the U.S. The distillery...Show More Summary
The Macallan isn’t exactly known for doing things half-assed and on the cheap. The distillery is known for megabucks, megaold bottlings of some of the most renowned whiskies in Scotland. One of its pet projects is called Masters of Photography,...Show More Summary