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Cask Curriculum: The Essence of Oak

Cask Curriculum: The Essence of Oak

Oak. Where would we be today if it weren’t for the mighty Quercus? The world would be a bleak place, I can tell you that much. Why, you ask? Well, if it weren’t for the existence of oak, whisky would not exist! By law, Scotch whisky must be matured in...

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Cask Curriculum:
And You Can Be A Peat Freak Too

Cask Curriculum: <br>And You Can Be A Peat Freak Too

I’ll never forget the first time I tasted a peated whisky. The moment is so vividly encapsulated in my memory for one simple reason: I absolutely hated it. “How could anyone possibly enjoy drinking something that tastes like a hot ashtray doused in gasoline?!”, I thought to myself while grudgingly...

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Cask Curriculum:
The Best Spirit You May Have Never Heard Of

Cask Curriculum:<br> The Best Spirit You May Have Never Heard Of

Earlier this month, I sat down with Matt Pavich of the world-renowned whisky blog, Axis of Whisky, for a live, interactive tasting of our upcoming November Outturn on YouTube. If you were unable to catch the original broadcast, you can still watch it here: LIVE November Outturn Preview Tasting. After...

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