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What's the Deal with Fat-Washing Whisky?


What on earth is fat-washing, you ask? It's a process where you infuse your alcohol with some kind of fat, because alcohol has the power to extract the flavors of the fat without leaving a greasy finish to your mouthfeel. Sounds complicated, but the taste payoff is worth it!

This interesting process is used to make the Benton's Old Fashioned AKA the Bacon fat washed Old Fashioned, an iconic cocktail from the world-reknowned New York City speakeasy bar, the PDT. Check out how its done!