Archive: Whisky Life

Let’s Have a Toast

Let’s Have a Toast

This virtual tasting features two examples of how toasted and charred oak barrels can affect the flavor profile of American whiskey. With special guest Adam Harris, senior ambassador, American whiskey at Beam Suntory.

How To Make Candied Ginger

How To Make Candied Ginger

With just four ingredients, this simple recipe for candied ginger will make your cocktails look and taste better.

VIDEO: Jefferson’s Ocean & Rye

VIDEO: Jefferson’s Ocean & Rye

This sommelier-led virtual tasting features two unique American whiskeys from Jefferson’s Bourbon that showcase how this brand uses experimental aging techniques and sophisticated barrel-finishing tactics.

VIDEO: Maker’s Mark House Style with Bill Samuels Jr.

VIDEO: Maker’s Mark House Style with Bill Samuels Jr.

This virtual tasting features two examples of Maker’s Mark’s iconic house-style of red winter wheat whiskey: the long-standing flagship bourbon and its newest, and more limited, high-proof counterpart. With special guest, Bill Samuels Jr., founding family member of Maker’s Mark.

VIDEO: Explore Bottled in Bond

VIDEO: Explore Bottled in Bond

This virtual tasting features two examples of bottled in bond whiskey—that is, American whiskey from one distillation season and one distillery, aged in a federally bonded warehouse for at least four years, then bottled at exactly 100 proof.

VIDEO: BLACKENED Original & Cask Strength

VIDEO: BLACKENED Original & Cask Strength

This sommelier-led virtual tasting features two innovative American whiskies from Blackened that showcase how this brand uniquely utilizes black brandy finishing and Metallica-fueled sonic enhancement to create truly one-of-a-kind bourbon/rye blends.