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WHISKY ADVOCATE: Why - and How - Barley Matters in Whisky…

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HUCKBERRY JOURNAL: How Westland Distillery is creating a new thirst for American single malt whiskies…

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TASTE THE DRAM: Westland Distillery sets high standards for American Whiskey - Interview with Master Distiller Matt Hofmann…

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K&L WINE MERCHANTS: To better understand just how committed Westland is to creating a better tasting single malt they invited me to accompany them north of Seattle to the Skagit Valley, a fertile farmland known mostly for its tulips…

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THE WHISKEY WASH: Quercus garryana, known more commonly as Oregon oak, is a native oak tree species of the Pacific Northwest. We’ve previously written about its use in barrels for aging whiskey…

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EATER: The burgeoning, brave new world of whiskey that's now being explored is the domain of the American single malt. Jake Emen unpacks the emerging American single malt category and introduces 12 distilleries making an impact today.…

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FOOD & WINE MAGAZINE: For one driven distiller, the ancient peat bogs of the Northwest are the sludgy secret to a locavore single malt. Liz Crain visits Westland Distillery and a local Washington peat bog. …

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WHISKY MAGAZINE: Fred Minnick pays Westland a visit to learn (and write) about how we're harvested local peat to bring the first truly American heated malt to the world of whiskey. …

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FORBES: Westland's Co-Founder and Master Distiller is recognized as one of 30 tastemakers under 30 redefining food and drink In 2016.…

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THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: A thoughtful and engaging review of not only Westland's Sherry Wood American Single Malt Whiskey, but topic of malt whiskey fanaticism itself.…

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FORBES: Are you drinking the result of sexual confusion? Megy Karydes asks this provocative question when tasting Westland's American Single Malt Whiskey. …

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THE SEATTLE TIMES: An expose on Westland's partnership with other like-minded entrepreneurs and our collective pursuit to help redefine agriculture in America.…

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K&L WINE MERCHANTS: David Driscoll dubs Westland, whiskey's "New Hope" in a galaxy not so far away.…

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COOL HUNTING: An early review of Westland's American Single Malt Whiskey from none other than the cool folks at Cool Hunting.…

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SEATTLE MAGAZINE: Washington is again on the forefront, helping to leading the new category of American Single Malt Whiskey.…

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SEATTLE MAGAZINE: AJ Rathbun sits down with Westland Master Distiller Matt Hofmann to ask some tough questions and share a few drams.…

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JEWMALT: Our good friends offer a thoughtful and unique review of our whiskey and help us set the stage for the emergence of the American Single Malt Whiskey category. …

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IMBIBE: A rundown of the best whiskies from the Pacific Northwest, headlined by Westland Distillery. …

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MEN'S JOURNAL: Tobias Carroll's look into the rise of West Coast Whiskey in American. …

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WHISKCAST: Renowned whiskey connoisseur Mark Gillespie profiles Westland Distillery and American Single Malt Whiskey.…

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THRILLIST: A thrilling showdown of local Washington-made spirits with our first-ever release Deacon Seat taking the prize.…

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