There are thousands of varieties of whiskey (or whisky, depending on the area of the world) In this blog, we take a look at the big five.
There’s a little confusion about what people can and cannot do in regards to home brewing and distilling. Learn about the laws in your area.
Earth Day is around the corner. In honor of eco-friendly brewing techniques, let’s explore some green brewing traditions – outside of St. Patricks Day.
Because it is an important step, we would take a moment to spotlight oak in brewing and winemaking. Discover why we love oak and why you should, too!
Buying a bottle wine to share at happy hour with friends is intimidating enough, let alone trying to choose a bottle that perfectly complements the food being served at a holiday meal. Some wine and food pairings can be disastrous depending on numerous factors: acidity, sweetness, flavor profile and more. Here’s exactly how to choose… Read more »
Don’t decide between red or white wine this holiday season, invite some of your loved ones over and have them all! A wine tasting party is an ideal way to get your family and friends gathered together during the holiday season. Throwing a wine tasting party can be daunting, but here are a few key… Read more »
The history of Winemaking is a pretty much a tale as old as time. It can be traced back to China as early as 7000 BC and transporting wine in oak barrels goes all the way back to the Roman Empire. The added benefits that oak provided wine may have been a happy accident, but… Read more »
To say the difference between oaked and unoaked wine is all in the taste is, while accurate, a large over simplification. There are certain wines that oak just lends itself well to. Many red wines and a few white wines benefit from aging in oak. When wine ages in oak, the flavors become more complex,… Read more »
Oak has been used for distilling and brewing for hundreds of years, but recently, the resurgence of home brewing has brought about a sort of oak reawakening. The advantage of oak is that it lends itself beautifully to not only whiskey, but beer and wine as well. If used properly, oak can add rich, bold… Read more »
Whiskey and BBQ are arguably a more iconic pair than peanut butter and jelly. As the weather warms and everyone starts emerging from their houses after months of indoor confinement, there’s probably just a few things you have in mind. If one of those things isn’t getting your grill out and your grub on, we’re… Read more »