The Whiskey Wash -
Whiskey can be made from any kind of grain. Bourbon is required to consist of a minimum 51% corn, and generally the remainder of the mash bill will be wheat, rye and/or barley. Happily, the craft spirits movement in the U.S. is booming, and as a result, there is a lot of experimentation going on throughout American whiskey culture.
Enter exotic experimental grains to the mix. Quinoa, touted lately as power grain for its health benefits, also makes a fine whiskey. Triticale, a wheat-rye hybrid developed in Scotland and Sweden in the late 1800s, is also being distilled with…
All content and images contained in this article are the copyright of The Whiskey Wash unless otherwise specified