Without Wood, there is no Whiskey. Much like human beings, a whiskey is not defined in personality by merely its grain components, its DNA. The distillate we barrel is innocent, pure, untouched by the harsh realities of Mother Nature. In order to live a long successful life, spirits must dedicate years, decades even, studying under the careful tutelage of Oak. Join us as WhistlePig Rye Whiskey’s Taylor Hansen illuminates the biochemical relationship between bark and booze.