Menlo Park, UNITED STATES
With lab help whiskey distillers skip oak barrel-aging - but how does it taste?
Samples of oak slats to be toasted, charred and cut by Bespoken Spirits for whiskey, sit in the company's lab in Menlo Park, California, U.S., October 20, 2021. Picture taken October 20, 2021. REUTERS/Nathan Frandino