Twelve new books out on beer, vermouth, bourbon, modern and mob-related history, gin, and jars.
Eleven new whiskies from around the world and news about some others.
So much new American and scotch whisky is being released that I can barely keep up with drinking it all. I do my best.
My huge feature on whisky distilled from commercial beer in the new issue of Whisky Advocate.
I did a podcast interview with Brian of Bartender Journey and it's now online. Thirty glorious minutes of me talking about things I often write about. But out loud! Check it out here. I come in at around the six minute point.
The reality about "new charred American oak barrels" that many people think are required for bourbon.
Blended Canadian, scotch, and American whiskies, pisco, cool-sounding syrups, vodka designed for mixing with soda water, and other new products launching now.
As usual, a slew of new spirits hitting the market this spring.