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Whiskey for Beginners: A Complete Guide

Whiskey for Beginners: A Complete Guide

Demand for whiskey is growing. More and more people are becoming enthralled by this “brown nectar” and are exploring the wide varieties of whiskies available. If you are new to whiskey and looking to learn more, then let this whiskey for beginners guide help get you started.  From the origins of whiskey to types of
How to Build the Perfect Personalized Whiskey Gift

How to Build the Perfect Personalized Whiskey Gift

Give the Bespoke Whiskey Gift They’ll Never Forget Receiving a great bottle of whiskey is always an incredible experience, especially if it’s one you haven’t tried before. Giving the perfect personalized whiskey as a gift can be even more rewarding. What you are about to create is something unique – it should be designed for
WHAT IS RYE BOURBON?

WHAT IS RYE BOURBON?

Rye Bourbon refers to bourbon that is 51% corn, classifying it as bourbon, but also has a high amount of rye, commonly in the 20% range. Rye whiskey, by contrast, can only be classified as rye whiskey if it contains at least 51% rye. Therefore, rye bourbon is still classified as a bourbon but with
WHAT IS WHEATED BOURBON WHISKEY?

WHAT IS WHEATED BOURBON WHISKEY?

If you love whiskey, you’ve definitely heard of Pappy Van Winkle, arguably the most famous wheated whiskey that put wheated bourbon on the map. So what is wheated bourbon? Wheated bourbon whiskey, often referred to as “wheaters” is bourbon with a high wheat content.  If you’ve read our blogon What Is a Bourbon?, you’ll know
WHAT IS BOURBON?

WHAT IS BOURBON?

You’ll find a variety of bourbon barrels to play with in our Make My Whiskey builder. And if  you are going to make your own bourbon with us, we want you to understand better what you’re making. So what exactly is a Bourbon? All bourbon is whiskey, but not all whiskey is bourbon. Let’s look
Creating the perfect whiskey blend

Creating the perfect whiskey blend

We founded Designer Dram with the belief that everyone should have the perfect whiskey blend for their palate. One way to do this is by creating your own barrel of whiskey from scratch, working with a distillery to select your mash bill grains, pH, enzymes, fermentation temperatures, barreling proof and so on. This is an