Archive: Insights

Cognac or brandy is poured into a glass sitting center on a bar, with small shot glasses and other glasses of brown liquid sitting on both sides of it.

Cognac Takes A Cue From Whisky

Inspired by scotch and bourbon, France’s foremost distillers are rethinking maturation, age statements, and blending.

Todd Leopold, distiller and co-founder at Leopold Bros. in Denver, inspects rye with farmers in a field under blue skies at Schlagel Farms.

The Great Rye Whiskey Revival

Bourbon’s spicier cousin is having a moment, and there’s never been a better time for fans of the bold, complex whiskey.

Glenfarclas 10 year old and Glenfarclas 105 scotch next to a jar of coins and dollar bills

Is Cask-Strength Scotch A Better Deal?

We calculated the cost per ounce of five standard single malts and their cask-strength counterparts, determining which bottles represent the best value.