Balcones Distilling's True Blue corn whiskey, which City of Ate told you about yesterday, is not bourbon. "I accept that criticism," says head distiller Chip Tate, who's proud that he uses copious amounts of blue corn in his mash bill and uncharred oak barrels for aging. Bourbon, of course, ... More >>
Maker's Mark master distiller Kevin Smith believes Maker's new bourbon might persuade some Texans to give up on Canadian whiskey. "Bourbon's very big in Texas, but one of the things that's always surprised me is the number of Canadian whiskey drinkers," says Smith, who was born at Fort Hood. ... More >>
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