Latest Whiskey Wonderings & Wanderings

The wide world of whiskey has taken me from DC to Virginia to Kentucky and back again in the past few months. Here’s a collection of some of my latest whiskey wonderings and wanderings.

At nearby Catoctin Creek, they have a new product ready to hit the market. It’s a four year old rye, the oldest they’ve ever released. I visited the team out in Purcellville, VA — and managed to sample some straight from the barrel.

Catoctin Creek - Becky & Rabble Rouser barrel

Learn more about their new Rabble Rouser straight rye whiskey in this story on Washington City Paper.

I hit the American Whiskey Trail with DISCUS in May. There was certainly plenty of amazing whiskey drinking and touring, speaking with the likes of Chris Morris, Eddie Russell, Fred Noe, and Bill Samuels Jr. along the way. The result was a 3-part series on the state of American whiskey for Distiller.

I’m also reviewing whiskeys for Distiller as well, including my first offering, Belle Meade’s Sherry Cask Finish Bourbon. Be sure to download the app to get Distiller’s reviews & recommendations on the move!

Plus, there’s been plenty to talk about on Eater with my latest whiskey stories there. That includes:

And when you’re interested in more than whiskey, then up your home bar game by utilizing these 10 unique liquors to know.

So go ahead and dive into some of my latest whiskey wonderings and wanderings and keep an eye out for more Man Talk Food all over the web.

Author: Jake Emen

I’m Jake, and I’m your host on this journey. I'm the man doing the eating and the talking around here. I’m a writer based outside of Washington, D.C., and I'm also talking whiskey, local events, travel, and other assorted misadventures. Follow me on the Tweet Machine - @ManTalkFood, or send an email to jake [at] mantalkfood.com.

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