While America is, of course, famous for its bourbon and rye, another type of domestic whiskey is getting popular: single malt. Though the term is. All you need to do is check the booze publications, and you'll see the revival of American malt whiskey widely touted as the “next big thing. The best American single malt whiskies that represent the range of flavors found in the fast growing spirit. Don't look now, but American whiskeys are gaining ground on Scotland's finest. Here are six stateside single - malts to seek out. The first rule of American single malt whiskey is that there is no It was an important article of food in the primitive days when men were strong. A couple years ago, American single malt whiskey had its Bottle Shock moment. Just like the California wines that beat the French in a blind.