Answering a lingering question about the type of oak barrels used in Jerez for sherry exported to Scotland to age scotch whisky.
Camper's Book: Tonic Water AKA G&T WTF is now available for sale.
Today in Jerez de la Frontera, the heart of the sherry region in Spain, Redbreast Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey launched their Redbreast Lustau Edition.
It's a relatively quiet month here at New Booze, most likely because everyone was busy at Tales of the Cocktail. For new releases (and in a couple cases new-to-me releases instead) include 2 whiskies, 3 rums, and a liqueur.
Should you distill a whisky in Scotland and export it for additional aging it is no longer scotch whisky. Here are a couple of new products that do just that.
Behold the new liquor releases that came out in June or are coming soon. There is a lot of gin and brandy, and some fancy scotch too.
Behold a slew of new whiskies, plus a certified gluten-free vodka, estate-distilled gin, American Campari, apple brandy, and more!
In a post for PopularScience.com I wrote about a technology being employed to toast wine and now whiskey barrels with infrared light.
The convention is a meeting of the second tier of the three tier system: the distributors who buy from the producers and sell to either bars or liquor stores as required by US law.