Upcoming lessons

Here you will find the list of lessons that I have currently planned (subject to change):

  1. What is Bourbon? DONE
  2. What other American whiskey types are there, besides Bourbon? DONE
  3. Which grains can be used for making whiskey in the US? DONE
  4. How do you make whiskey? DONE
  5. What is MALTING and what is MALTED BARLEY? DONE
  6. What is peat? And why do Bourbon and Scotch taste so different? DONE
  7. How do you age whiskey? DONE
  8. What does the term BARREL ENTRY PROOF mean? DONE
  9. What is the difference between barrel CHARRING and barrel TOASTING? DONE
  10. What are the ageing requirements for American whiskey? DONE
  11. What is ANGEL’S SHARE and DEVIL’S CUT? DONE
  12. Why does the alcohol content increase when whiskey ages? DONE
  13. Accelerated ageing – how is that done? DONE
  14. What is the difference between SOUR mash and SWEET mash? DONE
  15. What does NON-CHILL FILTERED mean? DONE
  16. What does BOTTLED-IN-BOND mean? DONE
  17. Why is Jack Daniel’s not a Bourbon? DONE
  18. What is light whiskey? DONE
  19. What does the term STRAIGHT refer to, on the label? ETA: November 2022
  20. What is the difference between PROOF and ABV? ETA: December 2022
  21. Why is almost all Bourbon made in Kentucky? ETA: December 2022
  22. Why do people prefer limestone water for making whiskey? ETA: December 2022
  23. What is the best way to store my bottles? ETA: December 2022
  24. What does it mean when a whiskey has been FINISHED in another barrel? ETA: January 2023
  25. American whiskey history: The early years ETA: January 2023
  26. American whiskey history: The Bottled-in-Bond act 1897 ETA: January 2023
  27. American whiskey history: Prohibition 1919-1933 ETA: January 2023
  28. American whiskey history: Bourbon becomes a distinct product of the USA 1964 ETA: February 2023
  29. American whiskey history: The fall and rise of Bourbon 1960’s to today ETA: February 2023
  30. Kentucky Bourbon vs. Bourbon ETA: February 2023
  31. What are store picks or private picks? ETA: February 2023
  32. The complete idiots guide to whiskey cocktails: Old Fashioned. ETA: TBD
  33. The complete idiots guide to whiskey cocktails: Sazerac. ETA: TBD
  34. The complete idiots guide to whiskey cocktails: Whiskey Sour. ETA: TBD
  35. The complete idiots guide to whiskey cocktails: Manhattan. ETA: TBD
  36. The complete idiots guide to whiskey cocktails: Bourbon Renewal. ETA: TBD
  37. The complete idiots guide to whiskey cocktails: Bourbon Espresso. ETA: TBD
  38. The complete idiots guide to whiskey cocktails: Buck & Rider. ETA: TBD
  39. The complete idiots guide to whiskey cocktails: Boulevardier. ETA: TBD
  40. The complete idiots guide to whiskey cocktails: Mint Julep. ETA: TBD