If it’s a job at a distillery, he’s probably done it.
Here’s a look at the history behind five distilleries marking a big milestone in 2016—and their enduring impact on today’s Scotch whisky industry.
Aside from concentrating alcohol during the distillation process, the still has a significant impact on a whisky’s flavor.
Scotch distillers have long aged their whisky in bourbon (and sherry) casks. Now cognac, wine, and more exotic casks are being used for maturation.
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.