American Malt

Iowa’s Cedar Ridge Gets Tax Incentives, Plans Expansion

Cedar Ridge Winery and Distillery, one of the top whiskey-makers in Iowa, will begin expansions to their plant over the next 18 to 36 months. Located in Swisher, they intend to spend approximately $2 million on expansions to the stillhouse and their production capacity and to construct a new warehouse. The state of Iowa as supported this plan by awarding ...

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Arizona’s Del Bac Starts New Annual Winter Release Series

Hamilton Distillers, makers of Whiskey Del Bac, launches its first ever limited-edition Winter Release on December 2nd, 2017. Available only once a year, the Winter Release is unique and fleeting, with this year’s limited run producing only 390 bottles at $60 apiece. Different casks and finishes are blended in harmony, solely by taste, yielding a one-of-a-kind single malt whiskey that ...

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McCarthy’s Oregon Single Malt Whiskey Review

McCarthy's Single Malt

By Debbie Shocair Rating: B Portland holds a proud little secret: in the world of American Craft Whiskey, Clear Creek Distillery is a true pioneer. After Steve McCarthy became enamored of peated Scotch, he decided to make his own variety right there in the Pacific northwest. The distillery has been making a fine peated single malt whiskey since the mid-1990’s, ...

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The Changed Rules Of World Single Malts

Pearse Lyons Reserve

How The Rise Of American And World Malts Have Changed The Fundamentals By Richard Thomas Until the advent of the World Whisk(e)y Boom, malt whisky has been a pretty stable category. The overwhelming majority of malts were made either in Scotland or in countries pursuing their own variants of the Scottish model (most notably Japan), a fact best signified by ...

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