NEW & EXCLUSIVE: 250ml DOUBLE STRENGTH Liquid Toasted Oak Smoke for Home Distillers

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IT TOOK some doing, but Global Flavors Tastemeister Keith Emms has finally sourced and developed an outstanding world-class liquid smoke – Global Flavors 250ml DOUBLE STRENGTH Liquid Toasted Oak Smoke for Home Distillers.

Following the successful combo of Global Flavors’ Genuine USA Toasted Premium Oak Chips  and their Liquid Oak Premium Oak Extract for Bourbon & Scotch, Keith decided it was time to add a truly premium liquid smoke to the range.

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REVIEW: Michter’s Single Barrel Bourbon 10 Years Old 2019

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WHILE MICHTER’S is made from sourced whiskey, there’s nonetheless a certain nostalgia that the company’s 2019 Single Barrel Bourbon is the last bottling that will be released from Master Distiller Pamela Heilmann.

Up next is Master Distiller Dan McKee, whose inaugural bottling is the 2019 release of Michter’s 10 Year Old Rye.

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The Emerging World of American Agave & Sotol Spirits

American Agave Spirits: Peach Street Distillers’ D'Agave line

THE POPULARITY of agave spirits from Mexico is booming here in the United States. As a result, opportunistic distillers have begun producing their own American-made renditions.

But tequila and mezcal have geographic indicators which limit production to certain states in Mexico.

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Is This Really the World’s Oldest Whiskey?

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WHAT IS the oldest bottle of whiskey in existence? According to a recent listing by the folks at Guinness, it’s a bottle of Baker’s Rye, an 1847 Monongahela Rye owned by Los Angeles Whiskey Society founder Adam Herz.

Yes, you read correctly; this whiskey was distilled during the Polk administration.

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Distiller Cuts: Separating the Heads, the Heart, and the Tails

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Waterford Distillery’s Head Brewer Neil determines when to make the cut / Photo Credit: Waterford Distillery

COMPARED TO the gobsmacking insanity of our daily micro-verse, the ancient art of distillation remains refreshingly simple.

It serves as our modern alchemy and is far more delicious than turning lead into gold.

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