Tag: distilling

Bourbon 101: Everything You Need to Know (to Start)

Bourbon Barrels

What is whiskey? The legal definition in the United States is: “Spirits distilled from a fermented mash of  grain at less than 95% alcohol by volume (190 proof) having the taste, aroma and characteristics generally attributed to whisky and bottled at not less than 40% alcohol by volume (80 proof).” Here’s how it works: You take grain and cook it in … Read more

Artisan Spirits Award Winners

The American Distilling Institute recently announced the winners of its 6th Annual Judging of Artisan American Spirits. Those spirits that were named Best of Class were: Artisan Distilled Whiskey: Corsair Artisan Distillery – Grainiac 9 Grain Bourbon Brandy: Jaxon Keys Winery & Distillery – Jepson Old Stock Brandy Rum: Turkey Shore Distilleries – Old Ipswich … Read more