Buffalo Trace’s Single Oak Project.

I'm fairly fascinated by complex role that the wood plays in whisk(e)y making. From the basic differences between American (Quercus alba) and European (Quercus robur) oak to the subtle changes that occur when one decides to dry the stuff naturally rather than in a kiln (there's a tannin-eating fungus among us!).  For the most part, all … Continue reading Buffalo Trace’s Single Oak Project.