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When exploring the world of whiskey, connoisseurs and casual drinkers alike may encounter the terms "chill filtered" and "non-chill filtered." The filtration process greatly influences the final flavor, texture, and appearance of a whiskey, but what exactly are the differences between chill filtering and non-chill filtering? In this blog post, we'll delve into the two methods and their distinct impacts on whiskey.
From 1920 to 1933, the United States experienced the Prohibition era, a time when the manufacture, sale, and transportation of alcoholic beverages were banned. Despite this ban, whiskey found an unusual ally in the medical profession, as doctors legally prescribed it for various ailments. Join us as we delve into this intriguing chapter of whiskey's history and explore its role in the medical world during Prohibition.
While homebrewing beer and making wine for personal consumption are legal in many countries, distilling whisky at home remains illegal in several jurisdictions, including the United States. In this blog post, we will examine the reasons behind the illegality of home whisky production and the specific laws in place to regulate this activity.
Bourbon, the iconic American whiskey, is subject to specific regulations that dictate its production and aging process. However, there are some common misconceptions regarding the minimum aging requirements for bourbon. In this blog post, we will clarify the rules surrounding bourbon aging and address whether all bourbon must be aged for at least two years.
Bourbon and Scotch are two distinct types of whisky, each with its unique characteristics and production methods. A common question among whisky enthusiasts is whether bourbon can only be made in Kentucky and if Scotch can only be produced in Scotland. In this blog post, we will explore the geographical restrictions and regulations surrounding the production of these two popular whisky styles.