Bourbon is America’s native spirit, but many U.S. craft distillers are making single malt whiskey these days. The whiskey tastes utterly unique depending on where and how it’s made. Matt Hofmann, master distiller of Seattle’s Westland Distillery, explains how locally grown barley and other factors influence the final taste of the whiskey.
You’ll want to spend time with the No.-5 whisky of the 2019 Top 20, whose powerful flavors reward at every turn.
Taking the No.-4 spot in the 2019 Top 20, this bourbon shows strength, power, and grace—hallmarks of the distillery’s expertise.
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