Word of Mouth: Moab, Utah

Exploring the desert gateway to Arches and Canyonlands National Parks

Set beside the staggering beauty of two beloved National Parks—Canyonlands and Arches—Moab, Utah embraces guests interested in outdoor exploration. Whether it’s for mountain biking, hiking or canyoneering, or even guided tours from the safety of a four-wheel drive vehicle, the small desert town (with a very big reputation) not only offers access to natural wonders, but also acts as a respite complete with restaurants, hotels, …

Recreating Long-Lost Liqueurs at Waterpocket Distillery

Delving into history for unique and botanical-rich spirits

Within the field of archeology, one of the most distressing concepts is the unfathomable amount of lost history. While traces of physical entities such as the Irish Crown Jewels, Roanoke Colony, and Amelia Earhart’s airplane may resurface in the future, an extraordinary number of intangible concepts have disappeared forever—namely languages, cultures and cuisines. Therefore, countless organizations and private businesses race to preserve the legacy of …

Interview: High West Master Distiller Brendan Coyle on The Future of American Single Malt Whiskey

Utah’s pioneering liquor producer rises above cult status with no signs of slowing

Park City’s Main Street serves as a quaint, historic backdrop for locals and visitors alike, and the great outdoors that surround the mountain town are full of adventure and breathtaking panoramas year long. Perhaps less expected, in a state with some of the strictest alcohol regulations, is the steady rise of Park City’s homegrown whiskey. Since its 2006 debut, with a 250-gallon still and saloon …