American Malt

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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Understanding Types Of American Whiskey

Jack Daniel's Still

By Richard Thomas Part of the Bourbon Boom is the way in which the rise of Kentucky’s Native Spirit has tugged the other major categories of American whiskey on its coattails. Once upon a time, rye whiskey was a sleepy thing, known to most because of Don McLean’s song “American Pie.” Wheat whiskey and American malt whiskey had all but ...

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Oregon’s House Spirits Introduces New American Malt

House Spirits Distillery, now celebrating more than a decade as the cornerstone of Portland’s craft distilling community, today proudly announces the national release of its Westward American Single Malt whiskey. Westward American Single Malt whiskey is a grain to glass celebration of the American pioneer spirit, inspired by the best of the American craft beer and whiskey traditions. Distilled at House Spirits in Portland, and perfected by years of maturation in the company’s rack house in Clackamas, it is the culmination of Master Distiller Christian Krogstad’s quest to produce a ...

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Arizona’s Hamilton Distillers Giving Cask Strength Malt A Big Launch

Arizona’s Hamilton Distillers is gearing up for the release of “Distiller’s Cut” cask strength American single malt whiskey, a first for the Grand Canyon State. “We’re excited to offer a cask strength single malt whiskey that allows us the opportunity to be more playful in our blending, which ultimately results in some very special batch-to-batch variation,” says Nathan Thompson Avelino, ...

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