A single malt whiskey is a single malt whiskey, right? Well, these days it’s a bit more complicated. The style of whiskey, traditionally made from malted barley, is now being distilled around the globe. Amazingly enough, each area has been able to put its own spin on the liquor producing something unique and different.
At the forefront of the American single malt movement is Stranahan’s in Denver. In this video, the brand’s master distiller, Rob Dietrich, explains the process of making Rocky Mountain Single Malt to the Daily Beast’s Drink + Food editor Noah Rothbaum and Daily Beast columnist Max Watman.