In a recent article for Departures.com, I wrote about some new travel retail (duty-free to you and me) exclusive whiskies that launched this year.
Behold a round-up of new liquor products hitting store shelves, including gin and sweet potato liqueurs, aged American apple brandy and Swedish vodka, rum meant for shots, and 18 new whiskies, most of them limited editions.
So much new American and scotch whisky is being released that I can barely keep up with drinking it all. I do my best.
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.