Chinquapin – the American oak that’s fighting its own whiskey corner

February 23, 2022

By Gary Quinn When Rademon Estate Distillery set out to reinvent northern Irish whiskey with its first release, its 5yr old Shortcross Single Malt Irish Whiskey, it looked to the American Chinquapin oak to give it its edge. The team had spent a lot of time in the US, researching cask types and looking at […]




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