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Nikka Coffey Malt Whisky

Coffey stills aren't in that much use anymore, and when used, it's usually for grain whisky. But the Japanese Nikka Distillery is using it to make malt whisky as well as their more well-known grain whisky. T...

Best of 2015: Irish spirit

Michelle Locke has picked up some of the Palate Press spirits beat, and this year her pursuit of spirits for this publication has taken her to Mexico, Scotland, Ireland, and France. Her Irish travel piece, though, stands out since it has one of the best ledes we've ever run.