Eggnog

While by no means do I consider myself an eggnog connoisseur, or even an eggnog enthusiast, I’m going to give it my best shot at sharing the scoop on this delightful seasonal treat.

How to Add More Bourbon to the Thanksgiving Menu

If you’ve ever wondered how to add more bourbon into your Thanksgiving dishes, you’re in good company. We scoured the internet for some bourbon-filled side dishes and today we’re sharing two of our favorites that will complement your Thanksgiving turkey and fixings.

Finishing Tasting Kit

Watch all the videos in this series: Small Batch Tasting kits , American Single Malt, and Char Level Tasting Kits.Finishing Tasting Kitswith Chad Spalding and Andrew …

Char Level and Double Barreling

As coopers, we are often asked about the different char levels. Mainly, “Why are the higher char levels – Char #3 and Char #4 – the industry standard?” Much like the genesis of the charred barrel itself, there isn’t one definitive answer.

Char Level Tasting Kit

Watch the first video on our Small Batch Tasting kits and the second on American Single MaltChar Levels Tasting Kitswith Chad Spalding and Andrew WiehebrinkToday we …

Benefits and Techniques of Oak Alternative Finishing

ISC Barrels’ sister company, Oak Solutions Group (OSG), and customer Left Bank Distilled Spirits gave a dual presentation on how to use oak alternatives for finishing at the 2021 American Distilling Institute Conference. Here are the highlights of the presentation from OSG Oak Solutions Specialist, Amy LaHue.

American Single Malt Tasting Kit

Watch the first video on our Small Batch Tasting kits. American Single Malt Tasting Kitswith Chad Spalding and Andrew WiehebrinkToday we bring you the second video …

Australian Whisky – A Growing Industry

Australia has been producing whisky since the 1820’s, but the growth of craft distilleries didn’t begin until recently. Prior to 1990, the Distillation Act of 1901 prevented licenses from being issued to distillers with stills smaller than 2,700 litres – a huge barrier to entry for craft operations.

Bourbon BBQ Sauce

Bourbon BBQ SauceRecipe by Kevin Millsap, cooked in the ISC Barrels test kitchen by Sarah HassemerThe Smokin’ Barrel Boys Next to Their Grand Prize The …

An Experiment in Barrel Size

Guest Post by Nathen Gabriel, Balcones Distilling. In 2009, Balcones Distilling released the first Texas whisky since Prohibition. With no template or rubric for how to make whisky in Texas, experimentation has always been integral to who we are as a distillery.