Even old guard Glenfiddich can’t stay away from the fun of experimental whiskymaking. In fact the distillery is launching a whole line of experimental spirits called the Experimental Series which revolve around unusual cask finishes. First out of the gate:… Continue reading ?
American single malt whiskey is in high demand Principled Washingtonians, start coming to terms with another renowned local brand under the umbrella of an international conglomerate: The Rémy Cointreau Group announced yesterday its intentions to buy highly awarded Westland Distillery, one of America’s largest single malt whiskey distilleries. Show More Summary
Booze, they say, is one of the major factors that shaped human history. And creating new and faster ways of making booze has always been a big engineering problem, so this project by [Goat Industries] is rather interesting. It’s a completely...Show More Summary
Do You See What I See?" That's the title of superstore chain Meijer's holiday ad, created by The Distillery Project and its ex-Leo Burnett founders, John Condon and Per Jacobson. Directed by Jamie Rafn of Smuggler Films, the spot follows...Show More Summary
Islay, Scotland is known for having world-class whiskeys. I recently went there with my good friend Sean and we did tastings at seven of the eight distilleries on the Scottish island. I was captivated by Islay's beauty and their delicious and peaty whiskeys (I even made my own!). The post Searching for the Perfect Dram on Islay appeared first on Nomadic Matt's Travel Site.
Earlier this year I wrote about Warehouse X at Buffalo Trace and the distillery’s dedication to experimentation with whiskeymaking technology. The first barrels were laid down here in 2013, and this week, 3.5 million data points later, they were cracked… Continue reading ?
How a robbery 13 years ago gave birth to the Alcatraz Project, a scheme that offers gang members work and coaching.
A hotel? Just for gin? We're sold.
Who or what is Garryana? It’s short for Quercus garryana, a species of oak native to the Pacific Northwest, where Westland Distillery is based. While American oak barrels are traditionally formed form Quercus alba, a species of oak common to the midwest,… Continue reading ?
With a ceremony set in the Utah mountains followed by a reception in a chic new distillery, it’s safe to say Traci and Michael’s wedding day was not your average “I do.” Instead, it’s a celebration designed one part modern and one part vintage as an ode to Traci’s love of heirloom treasures – including […]
As the first distillery in the state since Prohibition, Iowa’s Cedar Ridge makes everything from gin to rum to apple brandy. Today we look at five of the company’s whiskeys (it makes at least eight), which are all distilled on site… Continue reading ?
When Derek and Sonja Kassebaum cracked open the doors to North Shore Distillery 12 years ago, theirs was the first and only craft distillery in Illinois. These days, things are different both at North Shore and across the state. Over the summer, the distillery moved into its second-ever location,...
For the first time, the distillery is open to the public Everyone loves whiskey, especially when you can see that sweet brown liquor being crafted right before your very eyes. Unlike Kentucky, Texas isn’t exactly flush with distilleries,...Show More Summary
Distilling is the “it” thing of 2016 – who wore it best? On Thursday, November 17, Eater will present the 2016 Eater Awards, our seventh annual celebration of all that's made the restaurant world run — and run wild — in the past 12 months. Show More Summary
The southern Japanese island of Kyushu is home to the Kuma River, and it’s here that the Ohishi distillery, founded in 1872, turns rice into whiskey. Much like Kikori, Ohishi eschews the traditional barley for something that Japan knows well:… Continue reading ?
Sazerac/Buffalo Trace’s 1792 Distillery is on a tear, now hitting the market with its 5th special edition in a little over a year, High Rye Bourbon. Some details: Barton 1792 Distillery releases another expression in its line-up of 1792 whiskeys,… Continue reading ?
London gunmaker John Rigby & Co. has launched a limited edition single malt whisky in partnership with specialist Scottish distillery, Wolfburn. The Thurso-based distillery is co-owned by a customer of Rigby, and the idea for the collaboration was first mooted during a fitting for a London Best in.275. Show More Summary
Louisiana Spirits in Lacassine claims to be the largest privately-owned rum distillery in the U.S. Here they churn out a total of four spirits, distilled from local cane sugar and molasses using a copper pot still. Today we look at two of them,… Continue reading ?
This isn't the sort of rum you mix with Coke at a backyard cookout.
Japanese single malt whisky fans, the end is here. Age statements are vanishing faster than polar ice, and in their stead are arriving a series of NAS releases to replace them. Nikka is the latest distillery to do the deed,… Continue reading ?