Water in Whiskey

Water in Whiskey

Water is used in several parts of the whiskey making, and often whiskey-drinking process. It is used in fermentation, proofing before barrel aging, and in reducing whiskey to bottle proof. Then you may want to make a highball with it. We’ll look at the water used in...
A Barrel of Whiskey

A Barrel of Whiskey

In this live chat, a barrel of whiskey, we’ll discuss the types of barrels used to age whiskey and how they impact the final flavor of the fluid. From American versus French and other oak trees, to charring versus toasting staves, to using barrels that previously held...
Terroir in Whiskey

Terroir in Whiskey

Many people believe that wine shows terroir (the impact of a local environment on the finished product) but that whiskey and other spirits do not, since they usually employ commodity crops, are processed via distillation, and are often aged. Many distillers beg to...
Investing in Whiskey

Investing in Whiskey

You love to drink it, but should you put your money where your mouth is? In this chat, Nate Gana, @singlemaltdaily, and Maggie Kimberl, President of the Bourbon Women Association and content editor of American Whiskey Magazine, will explore investing in whiskey.  The...