Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere:
– Single malt whiskey, long-associated with the Scottish tradition, is on the rise among American distilleries.
– Sessionable and simple are the defining characteristics of the drink list at Frogtown’s new Mexican barbecue joint, Salazar, where all cocktails are batched.
– Craft distillers are pitting technology against tradition as they seek to shorten the spirits-aging process.
– Finally, Rosie Schaap asks whether a book on our national drinking customs can provide any clarity amidst a chaotic political cycle.
[Photo: Flickr/Toukou Sousui]