Archive: Features

Why Bourbon Prices Have Gotten Higher

Was it bigger profits for distillers? More money for wholesalers and retailers? More spent on advertising? Why your red liquor got so pricey so fast.

What We Lost in the Whisky Loch

The big glut of Scotch whisky in the early 80s was called the “Whisky Loch.” Here’s why it happened, and how it changed the landscape of scotch.

Rising Sun Behind The Clouds

Japanese whisky is caught between soaring demand and pinched supply. How Japanese distillers are responding to the challenge (and what you’ll see on the shelves).

The State of the Bourbon Union

Is the state of bourbon strong? Is its future secure? What new ideas does bourbon need to move forward? A look at the present and future.

The Whisky Cannonball Run

Ride along as Jonny McCormick drives a vintage Morgan sports car through 273 miles of distilleries, pubs, and striking scenery on Scotland’s whisky route, the A9.