Many scotch whiskies are aged or finished in sherry casks, but not all sherry casks are the same. Rachel Barrie, master blender for BenRiach, GlenDronach, and Glenglassaugh, sat down with senior whisky specialist Susannah Skiver Barton to explain the differences between whiskies matured in oloroso versus Pedro Ximénez (PX) casks. Do your own comparison with GlenDronach 12 year old and 18 year old—can you taste the different sherry influences?
We paired pecan, pumpkin, and cherry pie with bourbon and rye to see how the flavors of each complemented one another.
Explore how Freddie Noe, 8th Generation Beam Family distiller, has created a truly unique whiskey with his Little Book limited release. Noe will dive into the most recent Little Book annual release, Chapter 05: The Invitation.