Issue 28

Posts From Dylan Thaemert

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Dylan Thaemert

Dylan Thaemert

One Bourbon, One Scotch & One Beer: Barrel Aging

Quercus Alba, white American Oak, is booze’s best friend. All brown liquors spend some amount of time resting in wood barrels, and the results are fascinating and varied. If properly accomplished it’s a journey from harsh, raw, grainy jet fuel

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One Bourbon, One Scotch and One Beer: The Gateway

Welcome to my new George Thorogood-inspired column, where instead of drinking alone/by ourselves, we will discuss various issues facing consumers and producers in the booze industry today. Quality over quantity is our mantra and the format will be loosely based

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Scotch, Scotch and More Scotch

As a recent convert from bourbon to Scotch, I’ve found myself adrift in a sea of insane prices, limited releases and fluctuations in quality. While whisky is seeing a spike in demand and prices, it is also seeing a dip

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Cold Weather Drinkin’

It’s that time of year again when the cold weather adds extra incentive to warm the bones with some tasty spirits. I’m a whiskey guy, but we all need some variety to break up the monotony of the fall and

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Bourbon County, Nebraska

Scotch has long been considered the classy, elegant, nuanced spirit in the whiskey family, while bourbon has been regarded closer to a toothless uncle. But, thanks to a spike in popularity in the last ten years, bourbon is starting to

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