Distilleries schedule a certain amount of time each year to clean and upgrade their equipment, using this period to improve operations.
Archive: Whisky 101
The Kiwis have joined the likes of Scotland, the U.S., and other nations in creating guidelines for their native whisky styles.
The type of still used to make a bourbon, rye, or other whiskey has a big impact on its final flavor.
Grains like corn and rye have to be converted into mash and beer before they’re ready for the still.
Testing three popular cooling techniques, we measured temperature and dilution over time to determine what’s best for the whisky.
Here’s how the chill-filtration process works, and what effects it can have on flavor and mouthfeel.
You can learn a lot about a whisky before ever tasting it just by examining its label. Here’s what to look for.