Hard rockers are turning to smaller distilling operations to create whiskeys that speak to a sense of community and craft.
A new generation of rural distilleries has popped up along the Eastern Seaboard, reinvigorating the small towns they inhabit.
Though most of its whisky goes into blends, Deanston makes an outstanding, under-the-radar single malt.
Lush cereal notes, higher-than-average proof, and assertive character make this whisky worthy of your time.
With three peat levels, two pot still styles, and multiple cut points, this large distillery can do it all under one roof.
Macallan lovers tired of high prices would do well to pick up a sherry bomb from this undersung Speyside distillery.
This petite Highlands distillery is still turning out beautifully balanced single malt after two centuries.