India, Taiwan, South Africa and Australia make great whisky, too. Wine aficionados have long debated hot climate versus cold climate wines. And this same dispute is emerging in the whisky world as distilleries from warmer zones like Australia, India, Taiwan and South Africa continue to rack up awards, challenging the old guard of the whisky world. Show More Summary
Limitting a tasting to one specific distillery is like reading something you like and then picking up every book the author ever wrote. Becoming familiar with one distillery's whiskeys gives you the chance to talk about their body of work as a whole.
Image Credit: Cambridge Distillery Looking for something unusual to put on your bar cart? Then check out Anty Gin, a collaboration between The Nordic Food Lab and the Cambridge Distillery ("the world's first Gin Tailor"), which is made from...Show More Summary
CH Distillery says Drink Your Fruit with an event to kick off the new line of Eau de Vies, a European fruit brandy. Here's the story of how it came to fruition. [ more › ]
Tired of paying $14 for just one lousy cocktail? Then you might like the bill that Representatives Todd Young (R-Ind.) and John Yarmuth (D-Ken.) introduced to the House this week. In the Distillery Innovation and Excise Tax Reform Act...Show More Summary
Wed 17 Jun Some of the crack spirits team down at Sydney distillery Archie Rose are prepared to share the dark art of gin blending with you, and it sounds like the...
Ever wonder how some of Scotland's most famous distilleries got their names? Pour yourself a dram and learn about the origins of your favorite whisky.
Raising a glass of whiskey, rum, or tequila to the spirit of bipartisan cooperation will become cheaper under a bill introduced to the House yesterday. The Distillery Innovation and Excise Tax Reform Act, co-sponsored by Indiana Republican Todd Young and Kentucky Democrat John Yarmuth, would dramatically cut federal taxes on...
From the inbox: Bourbon Feels the Burn of a Barrel Shortage by: Tripp Mickle May 12, 2015 TOPICS: Supply and Demand SUMMARY: Distilleries are navigating a bourbon-barrel shortage, as increased demand for the drink coincided with reduction of logging of the white oak wood. Prices of barrels are up sharply....
The Cambridge Distillery collaborated with the Nordic Food Lab on Anty Gin, a limited-edition spirit containing red wood ant distillate. Read the rest
The patio (and the beer-making) at Standard Brewing is about to get a lot bigger. Standard Brewing Governor Inslee Signs Bill Benefitting Washington DistilleriesGovernor Jay Inslee just signed state bill 5353, thereby greatly expanding the marketing opportunities of local distilleries. Show More Summary
Moutai, China's national drink, is under threat from pollution and urban sprawl. What to do? If you're the village of Maotai, you simply move a few thousand people away from the distillery to the "New Town of National Liquor".
The former guard allegedly looked the other way as thieves made off with thousands of dollars' worth of whiskey from a distillery
Culinary research organisation, the Nordic Food Lab has worked with a British distillery to create a gin using red wood ants, an insect with a subtle, citrus-like flavour.
Head to the Navy Yard on Friday night or Saturday afternoon. Summer unofficially kicks off this weekend, and with it the season of outdoor eating and drinking. To the perennial list of beer gardens, rooftop bars, and rosé-swilling sidewalk...Show More Summary
Fans of homebrewed beer and backyard distilleries already know how to employ yeast to convert sugar into alcohol. But a research team led by bioengineers at the University of California, Berkeley, has gone much further by completingShow More Summary
Ardbeg Day (May 30) is almost upon us, and as usual that means a new Limited Edition whisky from this classic islay distillery. 2015 marks Ardbeg’s 200th birthday, and for this momentous occasion the distillery has produced a special bottling:… Continue reading ? The post Review: Ardbeg Perpetuum appeared first on Drinkhacker.
At 487 Edgewood Avenue, the co-founders of Old Fourth Distillery are kept busy producing their eponymous vodka—and putting the finishing touches on the recipe for a gin they plan to release some time in December. Crafting a spirit from...Show More Summary
For anyone dreaming of being a distiller or master blender, Caskers offers the chance to sample, select, blend and label your very own whiskey cask. Caskers sources from 14 distilleries, including Masterson's Rye Whiskey, Angel's Envy Kentucky Straight Bourbon and Four Roses Single Barrel Straight Bourbon Whiskey. After filling out a short [...]
For the first time in its celebrated history, Craigellachie is releasing single malts. One of them, a 23-year-old, just took home the 2015 Best in Show prize at the prestigious San Francisco World Spirits Competition, for single malt aged 20-plus years. Show More Summary