A basic guide to the distillation of Whisky!
So, you want to be a distiller? Easy you think.
And you want to make a tasty whisky as well? That shouldn’t be too hard.
Read a couple of books, drinks heaps of malt, make a beer, drink heaps of malts, boil the alcohol off in a copper pot, drink more malt, and chuck the boiled-off liquid into a wooden cask.
Not on your nelly! You may not know this, but the act of making a single malt whisky is one of the most complex and challenging tasks within the beverage world. Put simply, every step of distilling requires a series of unique decisions that will not only affect the style of whisky, but so to the flavour of the spirit as well.
So, here’s my guide to the world of whisky distilling.