If history is written by the victors (debatable), Kentucky bourbon beat rye in the U.S. whiskey wars. But as The Whiskey Wash’s Nino Marchetti explains, the mid-Atlantic states are taking a stand.
It’s hardly an obscure corner of the whiskey world, but here’s to the home of Jack Daniel’s. At Wine Enthusiast, Kara Newman gives us the lowdown on Tennessee whiskey, plus a handful of ryes and bourbons from there, Kentucky and elsewhere.
We’ve got nothing against the big guys, but whiskey needs its indie players. At Uproxx, Zach Johnston takes us on a tour of six favorite small U.S. distilleries.