Other Whiskeys

Book Review: Fire Water

By Richard Thomas Given that one of Corsair Distillery’s principal claims to fame is its Triple Smoke Whiskey, it’s not surprising that one of co-founder Darek Bell’s books on craft whiskey-making would be about smoking it up. In Fire Water, Bell has penned a guide on the methods and materials of smoking grain for making whiskey, and in essence recounts ...

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Corsair Opens Third Facility in Nashville

By Richard Thomas Corsair Artisan Distillery, widely considered one of the most innovative of America’s craft distilleries, opened its third facility in the Wedgewood/Houston district of Nashville, Tennessee last month. News of their expansion plans first broke earlier this past summer. The new facility was built with a heavy emphasis on catering to visitors and entertaining, with two separate bars, ...

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Phony Jack Daniel’s Fatally Poisons 8 Russians

By Richard Thomas An online fake whiskey scam has led to several deaths and further injuries in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk. The victims apparently bought counterfeit Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey from an online vendor for the super low price of 250 to 300 roubles (roughly $4) a bottle. The seller claimed the liquor had been seized by customs and ...

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