Until last year there were only three Japanse whiskies on the US market, all of which are made by the company Suntory. In the years since, interest in these whiskies has increased and so has the number of them for sale stateside, available in a wide variety of prices and flavors. Now there are more than a dozen you can find if you look hard enough, ranging anywhere from $60 to $200 for standard bottlings and into the thousands for limited editions.
The marriage of the vineyards and the gardens of California, Jardesca California Aperitiva is a blend of sweet and dry white wines, and an eau de vie, with 10 different botanicals.
Jura brought together 12 Brooklyn artisans to co-collaborate on Kings County's first single malt Scotch whisky. Jura Brooklyn has been aged up to 16 years in American White Oak Bourbon, Amoroso Sherry and Pinot Noir casks.
Bubble caps go into the top of column stills to increase reflux and exposure to copper surfaces. This is a display at the Four Roses distillery of the inside of a bourbon column still. Read more about it here.
Dark Origins, a non-chill filtered single malt with an ABV of 46.8%,uses twice as many first fill sherry casks than in the classic Highland Park 12 year old resulting in a naturally darker, richer flavor.