The Intrigue of Blanton’s Bourbon

I would never describe myself as a “Bourbon fan” and, although I do love a good Manhattan cocktail, I always prefer it made with Rye. However, I developed a new appreciation for Bourbon after being treated to a ‘Blanton’s & Beef’ dinner, organized by Acker Distilled, at Bobby Van’s Park
Read More »
Whisky Barrels

How Much Does Cask Matter?

Main Flavours There are two main types of casks for maturing Scotch whisky. Ex-Bourbon casks, which make up around 90% of maturation casks in Scotland; and ex-Sherry casks, which make up around 7%. These two casks give very big differences in flavour. Ex Bourbon casks tend to give sweeter flavours
Read More »
Armagnac

Good Things Come to Those Who Wait

Let’s face it; some things are just better with time. More importantly, they get better with the perfect amount of time. This is undoubtedly true with curating an ideal wine cellar, but it’s imperative when creating a perfect Armagnac. Armagnac is a French Brandy from the Gascony region. It’s produced
Read More »
Weller

Well, Well, Weller

I was recently invited to a dinner featuring a full vertical of Weller Bourbon, undeniably one of the most sought-after products from the Buffalo Trace distillery. Weller is a wheated Bourbon, sometimes referred to as a wheater. For most Bourbons, the majority grain in the mash bill is corn (by
Read More »

TRENDING POSTS

CATEGORIES

TAGS

Tags
  • Sign Up
Lost your password? Please enter your username or email address. You will receive a link to create a new password via email.
×

Cart

AGREE

Sign up for Acker exclusive offers, access to amazing wine events & world-class wine content!