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MEN'S JOURNAL

Bourbon lovers take note: Westland Distillery’s newest Garryana release may be the bottle that moves you into American single malts.

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THE NEW FOOD ECONOMY

The future of the Garry oak tree is on the rocks. But a Seattle distillery has a neat plan to save it—with oak aging barrels.

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SCOTCHWHISKY.COM

The master distiller and co-founder of Westland distillery in Seattle, US is focused on producing an authentically local single malt whiskey from the Pacific Northwest.

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ICONS OF WHISKY

Whisky Magazine announced the 2018 winners of its Icons of Whisky America awards at a drinks reception in New York on 27 February 2018. Our very own Matt Hofmann was awarded Master Distiller / Blender of the Year.

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FLAVIAR

Still in its infancy, this new category of Whiskey has tapped into America’s deep-rooted spirit of innovation and experimentation, with distilleries across the U.S. heeding its call in skyrocketing numbers. Surprise, surprise.

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SCOTCHWHISKY.COM

When most people think of single malt, they imagine a glass of Scotch. Yet hundreds of distillers in the US are working hard to define their own style – in liquid and law – and it’s distinctly different from Scotch, and Bourbon.

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NYLON

"Women are responsible for a great many things: Solar power. Computers. Whiskey. You probably didn’t see that last one coming, but it’s true. Women have always been part of whiskey’s history."

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ALCOHOL PROFESSOR

SUSTAINABLE SPIRITS: Some of the brands who are doing their part to help save what’s left of the earth.

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FILSON LIFE

"Seattle's Westland Distillery has made a name for itself by focusing on creating spirits that are a representation of it's Pacific Northwest roots."

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DISTILLER

Although American single malt whiskeys use Scotch single malt whisky regulations as a guide, don’t expect them to taste like scotch.

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THE SPOKESMAN REVIEW

New frontier for craft U.S. whiskey may be underfoot in Olympic Peninsula bog.

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VINE PAIR

8 of the best American Single Malt Whiskies: When you hear the term “single malt whiskey,” you likely think of Scotch whisky. But American distillers are taking up the single malt mantle as well.

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WHISKY ADVOCATE

Why - and How - Barley Matters in Whisky: “How boring would it be if all wine were Merlot?”

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MALT IMPOSTOR

"Wow. This nose is sultry and tangy like Katherine Hepburn and Audrey Hepburn’s love child. There’s a pretty waxy note, like that on a letter sealed with wax and opened with great trepidation with an antique brass paper knife."

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HUCKBERRY

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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WHISKEY WASH

Well-known American single malt maker Westland out of Seattle, Washington, has toyed with Garry oak in some single cask releases, and now looks to be going deeper with the release of a dedicated bottling.

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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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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've harvested local peat to bring the first truly American peated 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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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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K&L WINE MERCHANTS

David Driscoll dubs Westland, whiskey's "New Hope" in a galaxy not so far away.

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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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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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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

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

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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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JEW MALT

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 America.

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WHISKYCAST

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

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