American Malt

Westland Released New Single Cask American Malt

By Richard Thomas Seattle’s Westland Distillery, one of the leaders in the burgeoning category of American malt whiskey, has released the latest in its single cask series, Cask #3824. This whiskey was made from Westland’s standard, signature five-malt mashbill and aged in a new white oak barrel before receiving a three month finish in an old rum cask. 150 bottles ...

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Seattle’s Copperworks Poised To Release American Malt

Seattle, Washington’s Copperworks Distilling Company has announced the first Copperworks American Single Malt Whiskey will be released on August 27, 2016. Copperworks Whiskey Release 001 is made from a high-quality craft beer brewed from 100 percent pale malted barley, which is twice-distilled in traditional copper pot stills. These stills were hand-hammered in the Highlands of Scotland. As passionate, experienced brewers, ...

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Westland Garryana American Malt Whiskey Review

Westland Garryana Oregon Oak American Malt

By Debbie Shocair26% Rating: B+ With the prolific explosion of craft whiskey production in the United States, it’s lovely to run across one that genuinely tries to stand apart, exploring new horizons in search for ways that whiskey can be made more interesting. Such is the latest work of Westland Distillery’s Master Distiller Matt Hoffman in their Native Oak series. ...

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Westland Ready To Go With First Native Oak Malt

By Richard Thomas Seattle’s Westland Distillery is already noted as one of the standard bearers in American malt whiskey,  and the distillery makes much of the value of its Pacific Northwest climate and its use of local peat in its whiskey-making. In my April conversation with Westland Master Distiller Matt Hoffman, their use of coopering timber drawn from an oak ...

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Woodford Reserve Distiller’s Select Five Malt Whiskey Review

Woodford Reserve Five Malt Whiskey

By Richard Thomas Rating: B Last month Woodford Reserve journeyed into the realm of American Malts by releasing a new Distiller’s Select whiskey, Five Malt. In my view, Five Malt is both the most natural thing in the world for Woodford to do, but at the same time also a keenly innovative, craft whiskey-style stroke. For those who know world ...

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