Twelve new books out on beer, vermouth, bourbon, modern and mob-related history, gin, and jars.
Camper's Book: Tonic Water AKA G&T WTF is now available for sale.
Eleven new whiskies from around the world and news about some others.
I helped judge a cocktail competition with Tullamore D.E.W. and the winner gets sent to Ireland!
So much new American and scotch whisky is being released that I can barely keep up with drinking it all. I do my best.
On my trip to the Kavalan whisky distillery, I spent a lot of time asking questions about the differences in production between Kavalan and scotch whisky, and other changes made to compensate for their unique aging environment. Here are a few observations.
In yesterday's post, we took a long look at how Kavalan whisky is fermented, distilled, and aged in Taiwan. Now we'll look at the barrel-finishing and bottling of the range of Kavalan whiskies.
A visit to Taiwan to see how "the world's best whisky" is made at Kavalan.
My huge feature on whisky distilled from commercial beer in the new issue of Whisky Advocate.