A decade ago, Scotch whisky prices got so ridiculous that many drinkers turned to bourbon. Now the price for many bourbons is so high, scotch is looking like a relative bargain.
Jokichi Takamine’s application of Japanese techniques to American distilling nearly changed the industry forever. More than a century later, he’s finally getting his due.
Koji whisky is one of the country’s most distinctive, and overlooked, products. Can it break through in the modern era?
Get an insider’s look at the colossal inner workings of mega distilleries, from Kentucky and Canada to Scotland and Ireland.
Already showcasing local grain in their whiskeys, distillers highlight other regional flavors through unique bitter liqueurs.
Floor maltings, direct-fired stills, and longer fermentations will take Glen Garioch back to the good old days.
Steeped in a history of making wine, cognac, and perfume, the Gallic nation turns its attention to distilling grain.
One of the foremost dusty hunters of rare bourbon and other whiskey shares his secrets.
The Indiana mega-producer has major plans for its own whiskey brands like George Remus and Rossville Union.
The 700 ml bottle size will now be permitted in the U.S., and could lead to more variety.
Nebraska-based Soldier Valley Spirits will produce the country singer’s whiskey, Lee Greenwood Signature bourbon.
This simple guide to the three-tier system helps explain why one state’s shelves are full of Weller while another’s sit bare.
Top-quality single malt distilleries are carving out a unique and flavorful niche.
More alcohol means more flavor—but may still require a light touch.
These producers are deliberately challenging, breaking apart, and remaking ideas about whisky—and whisky itself.
Highland single malt scotch maker Wolfcraig has also tapped a well-known master distiller to join its team.
Jacob’s Pardon is made by Marc and Jake Taub, whose ancestors were convicted—and later pardoned—for illegal whiskey activity during Prohibition.
The new guidelines are entirely voluntary and exclude a style of whisky that has become increasingly popular.
Where a whisky is made doesn’t necessarily impact how it tastes. In fact, it’s usually irrelevant.
IJW has been quietly laying down barrels for years, and now its plans are coming to light.
If you want to go deep into scotch whisky in a single city, Auld Reekie is the place to be.
Destinations unto themselves, these distillery bars go well beyond the post-tour pour.
Costco, Trader Joe’s, Total Wine, and Walmart have their own private-label scotch and bourbon. I investigated whether these whiskies are worth your money.
Moët Hennessy now owns part of the Vermont-based distillery.
Made with koji in Japan—and by American craft distillers—this unique whisky style is blossoming.
It’s a tough time for everyone, and the pros are reaching for their most special bottles…or casks.
Artist Linh Do blends her passion for scotch with her gift for creating haute couture.
With chapters across the U.S. and the globe, Drammers Club keeps the focus on laidback whisky enjoyment.
Just over the border—a car, train, bus, or ferry ride away—lie amazing whisky destinations.
It’s during the darkest moments that community and friendship become most important.