What Makes American Single Malt Whiskey Different From Scotch?

Bourbon is America’s native spirit, but many U.S. craft distillers are making single malt whiskey these days. The whiskey tastes utterly unique depending on where and how it’s made. Matt Hofmann, master distiller of Seattle’s Westland Distillery, explains how locally grown barley and other factors influence the final taste of the whiskey.

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