TASMANIA HOLDS a little-known distinction in the world of whisky production: it began legally crafting this coveted spirit two years before Scotland.
LOTS OF Global Flavors customers like to experiment with by mixing our Spirit Essence Flavours, Oak Chips, Liquid Oak and our Liquid Smoke in their search for unique tastes. In response to our article on using our Food Grade Glycerine, loyal customer Tom from Victoria, sent us his quite easy recipe for creating his taste-alike…
SOME READERS may have done things they regret after a bit too much to drink but in the 18th and 19th centuries, a surfeit of alcohol was thought to cause spontaneous combustion! Do you sometimes wonder if you’re drinking too much? Despite the health warnings, I know that I do.
YEAST IS one of the three ingredients used to make Whisky, yet its flavour-creating abilities have been underrated for decades. Gavin D. Smith explores how distillers are now playing with uncommon strains to generate exciting new flavours.
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.
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.
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.