Smoke on the Water (of Life)

Using peat to smoke-dry barley for whiskey dates to the earliest days of Scotch. For many years, peat smoke defined …

TASTING NOTE: Lagavulin 16

One month after a bottle of The Balvenie DoubleWood forever hooked me on Scotch, I fell in love with Lagavulin …

Three Great Values in U.S. Whiskey

American whiskey has climbed well above its dusty-cowboys-slamming-shots origins. There are very fine offerings of all sorts, bolstered by a …