Tag Archives: Whiskey Feature

What Happened To Wheat Whiskey Anyway?

Parker Heritage Wheat Whiskey 2014

In The Midst Of The Bourbon Boom And The Rye Revival, All Eyes Are On American Malts As “The Next Big Thing.” What Happened To Wheat Whiskey? By Richard Thomas When Heaven Hill introduced Bernheim Original Wheat Whiskey in 2005, I first took note of it during a visit to My Old Kentucky Home, and the novelty immediately caught my ...

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What Goes Into A Bourbon Barrel

Brown-Forman barrel char

By Richard Thomas One of the things I am continually surprised to discover about whiskey fans is how little they most of them know about the (apparently humble) bourbon barrel. Enthusiasts of all stripes can speak intelligently about the arcane intracacies of still design, mash bills and even yeasts, but know their knowledge of whiskey wood remains strangely absent. This ...

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