Buffalo Trace is known for making one kind of whiskey, but it has several noteworthy ones.
Andechs Brewery outside Munich offers the ultimate drinking experience--with a side of pigs' knuckles.
It's about the party that goes with it. Finding a table is a hassle, but when the first beer arrives it's worth it.
Germany's obsession with distillation produces surprising hits--and serious misses. Asparagus schnapps, anyone?
The author fails to convince Germans to respect American beer. Is there any way to bridge the divide?
Americans angered by the release of the Lockerbie bomber are calling for a boycott of Scottish products.
Most people know Slovenia for its socialist past, but the tiny country has food and wines worth a trip.
A festival in a symbol of Berlin's Communist past celebrates a brighter part of German culture: beer.
Germany has a reputation for producing the world's greatest beer. But it also makes some of the worst.
For decades, American brewers have followed strict rules set by German aristocrats in the 1500's.
Britain doesn't have a monopoly on gin: American distillers are catching up with refreshing, affordable varieties.
Two Kentucky Congressmen just started the Bourbon Caucus, to promote America's indigenous drink.
After years in the shadow of Scotch and Bourbon, rye's moment has come. 12 versions worth trying.
Critics have long been skeptical of Rick Wasmund's tiny distillery. He's finally proving them wrong.
Craft brewers have one thing in common with Coors, Anheuser-Busch, and Miller: they don't want Congress to raise beer taxes. The story of how the Davids of the beer world decided to fight on the same side as the Goliaths.
Duck-Rabbit Brewery avoids the gimmicks of other craft brewers--no bubblegum ale here--and focuses on doing one thing very well: dark beers with high alcohol content. The brewery once only distributed within North Carolina, but its reach is finally starting to spread to other parts of the country.
For decades, some of the finest bourbon produced in America was only available overseas. But, finally, legendary Four Roses is appearing on shelves in the U.S. The author offers descriptions of all the varieties of whiskey created by this Kentucky distillery.
Beer aged in barrels is the latest trend from the craft movement. The result is a brew that starts like Scotch and ends like beer. A test reveals which microbreweries do it best. But don't get to attached to this new variation--you never know when brewers will move onto the next big thing.
According to Chinese media, baijiu is the best-selling liquor in the world, and Maotai is the most famous brand of baiju--and one of the few available in the United States. In production for over 200 years, China's award-winning and expensive baiju isn't what you might expect.