Tag Archives: American Malt

Want To Try Whiskey Blending? Timber Creek Can Help You There

Timber Creek Blending Kit

By Elizabeth Emmons Micro-barrels that allow for small experiments in home whiskey aging have been around for a while now, but, for the most part, those who wanted to try their hands at home blending could only improvise and do it themselves. Thanks to a micro-distillery in Florida, however, that is no longer the case. Timber Creek Distillery, the producers ...

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Widow Jane Chocolate Malt Whiskey Review

Widow Jane Chocolate Malt

By Randall H. Borkus Rating: C+ Widow Jane is the micro-distillery out of Red Hook, Brooklyn, owned by Cacao Prieto, the maker of “beans-to-bar” fresh chocolates. Their spirit expressions are largely not distilled at their distillery, but are instead sourced whiskey from other distilleries in Kentucky and maybe Indiana. Widow Jane Distillery has their own still, however, and are now beginning ...

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Remy Cointreau Acquiring Westland Distillery

By Richard Thomas French spirits group Remy Cointreau was reported yesterday to have purchased Seattle’s Westland Distillery. The financial terms of the acquisition have yet to be disclosed. Westland Distillery has carved out a niche for itself at the front of the burgeoning American Malt Whiskey sector, taking advantage of local conditions in the Pacific Northwest to adapt Scottish whisky-making ...

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Copperworks American Malt 001 Whiskey Review

Copperworks American Malt Whiskey

By Debbie Shocair Rating: A- There is a reason I’m so vocal in my excitement about American craft whiskey, and this expression from Copperworks Distilling Co. in Seattle exemplifies why. Their Release 001 began as a craft beer brewed from two varieties of pale malt before being twice distilled in traditional copper pot stills and growing up to be a ...

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Deschutes Brewstillery Launches Black Butte Whiskey

Deschutes Brewery and Bendistillery today announced the launch of Black Butte Whiskey. Created over the past three years, this malt whiskey was double distilled from the wash of Deschutes Brewery’s flagship beer, Black Butte Porter. Available in very limited quantities, this sipping whiskey can be found starting today at the brewery’s two public houses, Bendistillery’s tasting room and Oregon liquor ...

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