Are older whiskeys better?

So what’s the deal with aging whiskey and why are the old ones more expensive? I’m about to save you some money. Barrel aging mutes the harsher tones of the original spirit and smooths out the experience. The longer you leave the whiskey in the barrel the more influence you get from the wood. So…

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Tips for new whiskey drinkers

I keep hearing the same thing over and over again. Someone tries whiskey once, doesn’t like it, and decides that whiskey just isn’t their thing. And they decide this after one or two tries. When I hear this I know the person was either on their own or being guided by someone who didn’t know…

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Good beginnings

Welcome to the San Antonio Whiskey blog. I won’t just be writing about San Antonio whiskey. In fact most of what I write will be about whiskey in general. But I will try to stay abreast of whiskey-related events happening in our city and let you know about them. Speaking of beginnings, maybe this first…

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