Westward Whiskey

American single malt brand Westward has partnered with premium distributor Spirit Cartel to launch its range of whiskeys in the UK. Inspired by its home in Oregon, Portland in the US, Westward is described as a “provenance-driven” whiskey that uses “minimalist distilling” to maximise the flavour of its grains. Production starts by brewing an American …

Jim Beam

Anna Christopherson from Boda Bar in Edinburgh has won a trip to Tokyo as part of Jim Beam bourbon’s Jim Beam Presents: Class of 2018 bartender programme. Earlier this year, Jim Beam launched the programme to engage with UK bartenders, offering attendees the opportunity to explore the fundamentals of American whiskey and learn about the …