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I write about all sorts of beverages of which whisk(e)y is my favorite. Traveling, interviewing and writing are combined in most of the stories on my blog www.legbeforewicket.nl I have to admit that the occasional cigar is a companion that I love to pair with food, (port)wine, cognac and again whisk(e)y. My journeys through Europe have taken me to the most amazing distilling venues from Islay to Poland and Italy to France.

The impact of small rye grain Part 2

Published by The Whiskey Wash on January 17, 2020 

Patrick van Zuidam
Patrick van Zuidam

Images: Zuidam Distillers and Fred Blans

Both Canadian and American history have known rye dominated mash bills for quite some time. One of the experts that is consulted on a regular basis in Europe by Scottish distillers is Patrick van Zuidam (Zuidam Distillers BV) from The Netherlands.    Lees verder The impact of small rye grain Part 2

The impact of small rye grain Part 1

Images: Zuidam Distillers and Fred Blans

Published by The Whiskey Wash on January 17, 2020

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Both Canadian and American history have known rye dominated mash bills for quite some time. One of the experts that is consulted on a regular basis in Europe by Scottish distillers is Patrick van Zuidam (Zuidam Distillers BV) from The Netherlands.    Lees verder The impact of small rye grain Part 1