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What Makes Some Whisky Smoky?

Cole Miller

What Makes Some Whisky Smoky?

Peat. What is Peat and how does it make whisky smoky? Soapy, sulfuric, medicinal and seaweedy or smoky, rich, fruity and spicy can all be flavours imparted by this decomposed plant matter. Peat is made from partially decomposed plant remains – grasses, mosses and heather which has been in a waterlogged environment and starved of oxygen.  The very top, soft layer is the Peat Moss you can find at your local hardware store for plants and such. The next level down is used as it contains a lot of roots and it’s these roots that provide most of the flavour,...


With an E or without an E?

Cole Miller

With an E or without an E?

With an E or without an E? That is the question.  Whisky or Whiskey and is there a difference? Scotland and Canada spell it without the E, Whisky. While the Americans and Irish spell it with an E. The rest of the world gets to pick and choose. Well everyone but Scotland gets to pick, it is Scottish law that it is spelled Whisky. Although Canadian, Americans and Irish mainly stick with their regions traditional spelling, Makers Mark and George Dickel go against the grain spelling "whisky". We aren't sure why but it is likely due to both founders having...


Why does alcohol burn?

Cole Miller

Why does alcohol burn?
Why does alcohol burn? Take a peak to see why it's your fault, not the whisky.

Areas of the Tongue

Cole Miller

Areas of the Tongue
What if I told you this picture of the tongue wasn't based on anything scientific, nothing more then an old wives tale.

Old Whisky Vs Young Whisky

Cole Miller

Old Whisky Vs Young Whisky
Young or old, they both have pro's and con's. So go out an explore the world of whisky.
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