Best Craft Vodkas That Are Anything but Neutral

For decades, the American regulations for vodka dictated that it had be neutral: no scent, no taste, nothing. Literally, the rules read: “Vodka is neutral spirits so distilled, or so treated after distillation with charcoal or other materials, as to be without distinctive character, aroma, taste or color.” Neutrality defined vodka to such an extent … Read more

Jefferson’s Newest Aged at Sea Bourbon Takes Its Cues from Bagels

Jefferson’s whiskey, the creator of the modern “aged at sea” bourbons and ryes, has pulled into port in New York City with a deliciously clever new gimmick: using NYC water to proof their whiskey. The new Jefferson’s Ocean Aged at Sea® New York Limited Edition is a standard ocean-aged whiskey for the distillery’s portfolio, but … Read more