Whisky isn’t whisky without the barrel it’s aged in, and most of those barrels come from one tree species.
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The type of still used to make a bourbon, rye, or other whiskey has a big impact on its final flavor.
Whether it’s aged in a rackhouse, dunnage, or palletized warehouse has a big impact on a whisky’s flavor.
Testing three popular cooling techniques, we measured temperature and dilution over time to determine what’s best for the whisky.
Whether you’re making an Old Fashioned, Manhattan, or another cocktail, which whiskey you choose will have a major impact on the outcome.
You can learn a lot about a whisky before ever tasting it just by examining its label. Here’s what to look for.
By law, bourbon must be aged in a new charred oak barrel, but variables and distiller choices can affect the final flavor.
Follow the steps, from digging and drying to mashing and maturation, that create smoky flavors in single malt scotch.