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By Mo Krochmal | Bourbon, and whiskey, are growing rapidly. Here, we track some of the most interesting news and products in this field. Check back daily and read more at BickersonsTravel.Tumblr.com or join us at Facebook.com/brownwatersocietynyc

Don’t Overpay for Liquor: 8 Undervalued Bottles

Stock up on these complex and delicious spirits that are relative bargains.<p>There’s no easy way to say this, but hard alcohol is getting ever more …

Whiskey

Whisky heroes: Neil M. Gunn

Neil Miller Gunn was born at Dunbeath on the Caithness coast in 1891. At that time, herring fishing was a booming industry, providing a living for …

Here's Your Chance To Sample Some Of The World's Rarest Whiskies

Drinks<p>August 14, 2018 | BY Don Mendoza<p>The launch of The Grande Whisky Collection at Ion Orchard today marks Asia's growing appreciation of fine …

Whiskey

Old Pulteney unveils its new core range

The new core range will feature Old Pulteney’s existing 12-year-old, and the new no-age-statement Huddart, plus a 15- and 18-year-old.<p>Old Pulteney …

Butts

The 10 Best Bars and Restaurants to Try Japanese Whisky Across America

The popularity of Japanese whisky (yes, you spell it without the "e") has exploded over the past few years, driven in part by things like Yamazaki …

Japanese Food

How Scotland is Bringing Back Its Lost Alcohol

Travel<p>With many Scotch distilleries closed or forgotten, whisky makers look to the past to rethink the country's heritage spirit.<p>During the last century, almost half of Scotland’s distilleries have been shut down, with many destroyed or forgotten. Global recession, world wars, and overproduction …

Whiskey

A Life in Oak: Observing The Fall of Japanese Whisky

Beyond master distillers and brand ambassadors, many figures instrumental to the whisky industry rarely see their stories told. Yet, the stories are there and each one helps shed light on each category’s success. This particular tale delves into Japanese whisky and Japan’s traditional spirit, …

Whiskey

Gin-making South Shields couple take distillery to new home in a castle

It was a trip to Moscow that set Steven and Sally Green on the path to making their own gin and rum. It should perhaps have been vodka, then there …

North Yorkshire

Why the World is Running Out of Japanese Whisky

Producing great whisky is more than just the construction of elegant flavors, it also involves a fair degree of fortune telling.<p>The liquid that makes …

Whiskey

How to Enjoy the Many Types of Rum

Here's the guide that will walk you through the different styles of rum and the best ways to enjoy them.<p>News flash: Rum isn’t just swaying palm trees …

Rum

Long Overlooked, Canadian Whisky Is Going High-End

By<p>July 6, 2018 1:29 p.m. ET<p>Don’t get Davin de Kergommeaux started on the misconceptions around Canadian whisky—because there are a lot of them.<p>“It’s …

The Whiskey Rebels: How Michter's Revolutionized American Rye and Bourbon

When Pam Heilmann completed one of her first distillations of Michter’s American Whiskey in 2015, the incoming master distiller proudly came to Joe Magliocco, Michter’s owner, with the technical results: From the hundreds of bushels of grain, she was able to produce an extra barrel of whiskey, the …

Blended Malt Segment Expands As Scotch Marketers Court New Consumers

Scotch whisky’s blended malt segment is expanding—buoyed by an array of high-quality, accessibly priced brands that are attracting whisky …

All about Goa's Paul John single malts are creating waves worldwide | Free Press Journal

<b>Whisky may be the forte of the Scots, but Goa’s Paul John single malts are creating waves worldwide. Varsha Naik discovers more about this beloved</b> …

The Ultimate Scotch Whisky Crawl: 12 of the Best Bars in Edinburgh

I can’t prove that tequila tastes better in Mexico or that Cognac is finer in France. I just know it to be true. Yes, the terroir is vital to their production, but it’s much more than that. There’s something about having a pour in their native land that makes these spirits more <i>spiritual</i>.<p>So it is …

Whiskey

The Pappy Van Winkle Heist That Wasn’t

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Business School

Meet the Scotch whisky hybrids | Scotch Whisky

Last week, Cumbrian distillery The Lakes announced the imminent launch of what it called the ‘world's first’ blend of Scotch and English …

The Caribbean’s Greatest Rum Bar

By Alexander Britell<p>As you sit inside the bar, you start by watching.<p>Watching like the way you look at a monument or a sweeping valley – it is …

8 Easy Steps to Blend Your Own Whiskey

Whiskey lovers are increasingly mixing their own custom blends at home, dubbed "infinity bottles." One distiller gives us his eight tips on how to …

Whiskey

Meet the rare liquor hunters who travel the world looking for priceless booze

Rebecca Jago was seven years old when her father, Tom Jago, created the first sample of Bailey's Irish Cream in their family kitchen.<p>"We knew that our father worked in a beautiful building and did something quite mysterious," Jago says.<p>But it was without the help of consultants and scientists that …

Whiskey

The Best Bottles of Kirkland Booze to Buy at Costco

Costco's private-label brand, Kirkland Signature, has practically earned superstar status, with everything from olive oil to laundry soap earning …

The 8 Best Value Blended Scotch Whiskies To Buy Now

Notwithstanding the tremendous growth in demand for single malt Scotch whisky, two-thirds of Scotch whisky sales are still in the form of blends. To be sure, in the last several decades this segment has seen dramatic changes and a significant premiumization of the category. Those changes have …

Missouri's white oaks add depth to world’s wines and whiskey

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Many of the world’s finest wines and whiskeys begin in Missouri’s hardwood forests.<p>University of Missouri Extension forester Hank …

The Colour of Whisky

Whisky Organoleptics<p><i>1. The Colour of Whisky</i><p>The first of our Reference series on sensory evaluation, or the organoleptic properties of whisky, focuses …

The Whisky Chronicles

We were driving on what is locally known as the Golden Mile, a stretch on the wind-pummeled, rugged island of Islay off Scotland’s southwest coast that includes three time-honored, world-renowned distilleries that most Scotch whisky drinkers would recognize by name — Ardbeg, Lagavulin and Laphroaig.<p>…

The Best Affordable Japanese Whisky You Can Buy

Japanese whisky sure can be expensive. While older bottlings can easily fetch thousands of dollars or, at the super-premium end, hundreds of …

Whiskey

Downtown Louisville unveils 'The Barrel'

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (March 23, 2018) – ‘The Barrel,’ a creative urban attraction designating the intersection of Fourth and Main Streets as the center of …

An Angel’s Share in Kentucky

On the menu at chef Sara Bradley’s Paducah restaurant: hundreds of bourbons from her private stash<p>For Sara Bradley, no bourbon is too good to drink. During a dinner with the chef at her restaurant, Freight House, in Paducah, Kentucky, Bradley leaves the table and comes back with a sample-sized …

Barrell Bourbon Folks Get Their Own Infinity Style Whiskey Bottling Rolling

Barrell Craft Spirits has been making quite a name for itself in recent years as a quality non-distilling producer, sourcing and blending together …