Did you know that there are very specific elements that qualify a whiskey as a "Bourbon"? Yes, a Kentucky Bourbon must be made from at least 51% corn mash, distilled at no higher than 160 proof, and it can't begin to be stored in the barrel until it has cooled to no higher than 120Ao. Fascinating, yes, but hardly compelling viewing.
BASED Brymor of Masham is expanding its family of local produce with the launch of a range of spirits. Brymor of Masham gin, vodka and rum have all been created with botanicals and flavours to reflect the natural environment and to potentially compliment the firm's award-winning range of ice cream.
A corporate giant and a bourbon icon are both upping their games as the bourbon boom continues with no end in sight. A $130 million distillery will be built in Marion County to increase output of products, including Bulleit.
I know you didn't ask, but that's OK, I know you're looking for the perfect gift for me, so here is what's at the top of my holiday wish list this year. And, hey, if you know someone that loves music and wine and bourbon and books and being warm, I bet you can apply these ideas to that person, too.
It's simple: Whiskey makes for a great gift, whether you want to spend $25, $50, or more. And lucky for any whiskey drinker getting a bottle in their stocking this year, today's selection seems to just keep getting better.
Highly-collectable bottles of a single malt whisky from the cask of Prince Charles are to be made available to buy. A ballot for the opportunity to obtain one of 184 bottles of 1988 Royal Lochnagar will open at The Whisky Exchange website on December 31. The cask was a gift to the prince to mark the 140th anniversary of the first royal visit to Royal Lochnag […]
Having enjoyed success creating several types of spirits over the past two years, Milk Street Distillery is venturing into the world of bourbon starting this weekend and giving its customers a chance to own a piece of history in the process. The distillery, which opened in Branchville in January 2017, will sell 93-proof War Penny Bourbon, the first bourbon m […]
In Ireland, peat-a carbon-rich soil harvested from drained bogs-has been used for centuries to warm homes and fire whiskey distilleries. For a country with little coal, oil, and gas, peat-deep layers of partially decayed moss and other plant matter-is also a ready fuel for power plants.