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
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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
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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
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