The New York Times — American Whiskeys Find Their Middlemen
Some couples bond over music, movies or travel. For Nora Ganley-Roper and Adam Polonski, it was Scotch whisky.
When they started dating six years ago, Ms. Ganley-Roper, a manager at Astor Wines & Spirits in Manhattan, and Mr. Polonski, a senior writer at Whisky Advocate magazine, found they were both big admirers of Scotland’s independent bottlers, which purchase barrels of whisky from single-malt distilleries and sell them under their own label, sometimes after blending them together.
A Note About Numbers
Our Spring 2021 Single Cask Collection is available now, and the labels on all five of these single casks proudly state where the whiskey comes from, and why we’re excited about that distillery and that cask. We are very proud of our transparency!
But there’s one other thing you’ll notice about our labels for this release once you’re actually holding a bottle. The Spring 2021 Single Cask Collection has a secret hiding in plain sight.
Liquor.com — 12 New American Whiskeys to Try Right Now
Why should bourbon and rye get to hog all the attention when a wide range of other intriguing American whiskeys is available to try?
San Antonio Current — Balcones Texas Straight Bourbon Whiskey gets VIP treatment from new independent bottler
Balcones Distilling’s Straight Bourbon Whiskey has been recognized as such an exemplary spirit that a new craft-whiskey bottler is releasing a special edition of it this spring.
Tucson Local Media — Independent bottling company showcases Whiskey Del Bac in spring 2021 release
An East Coast boutique bottling company focused on releasing unique American whiskeys produced by independent distillers has chosen three single malt spirits from Tucson’s Whiskey Del Bac to be a part of the company’s offerings this spring.
The Lost Lantern Spring 2021 Single Cask Collection
The Spring Collection shines a light on whiskies that represent three rapidly emerging regional styles: Southwest single malt, Texas bourbon, and cool-climate rye. Each of these whiskies are cask strength, non-chill-filtered, and labeled with full transparency on where they come from—and why we’re excited about that cask and distillery.