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Six Laws That Made American Whiskey

Prohibition barrels

By Richard Thomas Whiskey is a quintessentially American drink, a connection that becomes clear when one sees how interwoven it is with American history. The story of American Whiskey is the journey of a rough, unaged distilled spirit made by farmers because it was cheaper to move than grain or flour growing and maturing into today’s modern, multi-billion dollar industry ...

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Whisky-Making In Mainland Australia

By Richard Thomas When Australian whisky became famous, it was really whisky from a single region that got the attention: Tasmania. This is because Australia’s big whisky breakout was led by Sullivan’s Cove, when they won Best Single Malt at the 2014 Word Whisky Awards. Most of the other Australian distilleries that had attracted wider, global attention at the time ...

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New Whiskeys For Autumn 2017 From Around The World

Michter's Toasted Barrel Finish Rye

By Richard Thomas It’s the first week of October, and whisk(e)y fans are fast approaching the middle of the ultra-hot Autumn Release Season. Usually centered on a series of much-anticipated, hard-to-get American annual limited releases, this year Scotland and Japan have some noteworthy whiskies either out now or coming out shortly to liven up the mix. These are the new ...

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