Protecting the integrity of scotch is necessary and important—until it interferes with consumer knowledge.
The crime writer and creator of Inspector Rebus would rather drink a blended scotch in good company than an expensive dram with the wrong crowd.
Bruichladdich’s head distiller explains how he created the award-winning peated Islay scotch after years of experimentation.
Plus, there are new single malts from Loch Lomond, Bunnahabhain, Deanston, and others—including a Finnish distillery—and a 4 year old straight bourbon from Leopold Bros. in Denver.
Plus, there’s a new recipe for The Peat Monster, while Buffalo Trace’s latest experimental bourbon, a very old Talisker, and a bottled in bond wheat whiskey are hitting shelves.
A Top 20-winning Kilchoman returns, along with two smoky siblings, and there are several new bourbons to try.
Plus, 12 and 15 year old bourbons, 10 year old single barrel rye, blended whisky from Australia, and whiskeys from across the U.S. are rolling out.