Glenfarclas 2008 Cuve du Fondateur

Feb 21 6:25pm WhiskyNotes
Glenfarclas 2008 (58\%, OB ‘Cuvée du Fondateur’ for Corman Collins 2016, cask #2982, 335 btl.) - 88/100...
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Uisge Beatha Taigh, 13 year old Irish Whiskey, 2001-2014, 60% Jurgens Whiskyhuis

Feb 21 3:49pm Malt Fascination
Uisge Beatha Taigh is a brand created by Jurgen van de Wiele of Jurgen’s Whiskyhuis in Belgium. I’ve met the guy a couple of times, both as a guest on the Whiskyfair in Germany, or manning a stall at various … Continue reading →...
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Old Rip Van Winkle 25 Year Old Bourbon Whiskey at $1,800 a bottle

Feb 21 1:34pm BourbonBlog
Only 711 bottles and at $1,800 suggested retail price, this one is rare. No related posts.
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New Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon Is The Oldest One Yet

Feb 21 1:12pm Whisky Advocate
By Susannah Skiver Barton Hold onto your hats: There’s a new Pappy about to hit stores, and it’s the oldest one ever released. Old Rip Van Winkle 25 year old is 50\% ABV (100 proof). Available in April, the bourbon’s recommended retail price is $1,800. Pappy 25 year old came from eleven barrels of bourbon […] The post New Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon Is The Oldest One Yet appeared first on Whisky Advocate.
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Remembering Dr. Jim Swan

Feb 21 12:31pm Whisky Advocate
By Jonny McCormick Fans of whisky from India’s Amrut, Penderyn of Wales, Kilchoman on Islay and Taiwan’s Kavalan all owe a debt of gratitude to one man: Dr. Jim Swan, a magician who turned aspiring distillers’ dreams into reality. His sudden and untimely passing on February 14th has been mourned internationally, a testament to the […] The post Remembering Dr. Jim Swan appeared first on Whisky Advocate.
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Brown-Forman Names Rachel Barrie Whisky-Maker For BenRiach Group

Feb 21 9:30am The Whiskey Reviewer
Brown-Forman announces today the appointment of Rachel Barrie as whisky maker for its Scotch whisky portfolio which includes the BenRiach, The GlenDronach and Glenglassaugh distilleries, effective March 1, 2017. She will succeed Billy Walker who helped grow The BenRiach Distillery Company into one which is recognized throughout the industry for innovative and exceptional quality single ...
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Reykjavik Distillery the spirit of Iceland

Feb 21 4:59am The Whisky Exchange Whisky Blog
Iceland has become the place to visit in the past few years. With miles of mountains, lagoons, glaciers and geothermal springs and a high chance of seeing the Northern Lights, it’s become well known as... Originally published on The Whisky Exchange Blog - Reykjavik Distillery – the spirit of Iceland...
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Label 5 Classic Black Scotch Review

Feb 21 2:00am The Whiskey Reviewer
By Emma Briones Rating: B+ Label 5 is the 9th best selling Scotch brand in the world, with 31 million bottles sold globally. It is owned by the French company La Martiniquaise, and has won several major awards in the whisky industry. This blended whisky is made with a selection of malt and grain whiskies, ...
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Single Malt Scotch Exports Cross 1bn Mark

Feb 21 2:00am The Whiskey Reviewer
By Richard Thomas According to a report by the BBC, exports of single malt Scotch whisky crossed the £1 billion mark for the first time in 2016, rising from £914m in 2015 to £1.02bn. Although single malts are the central focus for serious Scotch enthusiasts, it’s the big blends that account for most of both ...
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Tullibardine The Murray

Feb 20 6:13pm WhiskyNotes
Tullibardine ‘The Murray’ 2004 (56,1\%, OB 2016, Marquess Collection, first-fill bourbon, 6000 btl.) - 83/100...
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Bowmores Rachel Barrie Joins GlenDronach, BenRiach, and Glenglassaugh

Feb 20 5:04pm Whisky Advocate
By Susannah Skiver Barton Brown-Forman—the American company best known for Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey—announced the appointment of Rachel Barrie as whisky maker for its scotch portfolio, which includes the GlenDronach, BenRiach, and Glenglassaugh distilleries. Barrie is leaving Morrison Bowmore Distillers (owned by Beam Suntory), where she has served as master blender for the last five […] The post Bowmore’s Rachel Barrie Joins GlenDronach, BenRiach, and Glenglassaugh appeared first on Whisky Advocate.
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The Ardbeg 21 Year Old

Feb 20 2:42pm The Malt Impostor
Tasting notes: Sure there’s smoke.  Yup, it’s right there on the nose.  But it’s the kind of smoke that you need to focus on.  In time I determine that it’s smoke of a dozen lemons, each hollowed out with a dull oyster knife and stuffed with flower petals, then sewn shut with pig leather laces and jute, only to be set on a pyre.  Or perhaps it’s better to say that the nose is a hecatomb offered to the gods, but the animals led to this sacrifice are waxy crayon drawings of mastodons and aurochs, all bent in postures of vitality and insolence.  But above all there’s perfumed nut oils extracted from the skulls of magical whales, pierced with harpoon shafts sturdier than a hardened heart. The mouth is more mysterious than I could have imagined.  It’s got tangy assertion, but a tremulous core.  Which is to say, it’s lithe and tricky.  There are cut celery pieces left i...
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Master Blender Rachel Barrie to Join Brown-Forman as Scotch Whisky Maker

Feb 20 1:26pm WhiskyCast
February 20, 2017 – Brown-Forman has now confirmed the hiring of veteran master blender Rachel Barrie as the new whisky maker for its Scotch Whisky portfolio. News of Barrie’s impending departure from Beam Suntory’s Morrison Bowmore Distillers unit in Scotland spread widely through the Scotch Whisky industry last week, as reported on this week’s episode of WhiskyCast. Barrie’s last day at Morrison Bowmore will be this coming Friday, and she will begin her new role on March 1. Barrie will succeed Billy Walker, who founded the BenRiach Distillery Company with his South African-based partners in 2004 when they acquired the Read More »...
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Lost Spirits Abomination

Feb 20 3:29am The Scotch Noob
The mad scientist Bryan Davis is back ... and he's released a pair of whiskies very much in line with Lost Spirits' previous editions. ... Bryan has gone old-school and bought actual Islay whisky to perform his depraved alchemical rituals upon. Sourced from an undisclosed distillery on Islay (his only hint: it's not Caol Ila), and rapid-aged in his biochemical reactor using American oak staves that have been toasted (or charred, see below) and soaked in late-harvest Riesling.
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The Dubliner Launches 10 Year Old Single Malt

Feb 20 2:56am The Whiskey Reviewer
The Dubliner Irish Whiskey, first unveiled in Dublin, Ireland, in 2015, and now available in over 25 markets in the United States, is pleased to announce the arrival of their Limited Edition 10-Year-Old Single Malt to the United States. The Dubliner Irish Whiskey Limited Edition 10-Year-Old Single Malt is the newest addition to the Dubliner ...
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The Seven Best Scotch Whiskies For Under $75

Feb 20 2:00am The Whiskey Reviewer
By Richard Thomas Scotch whisky is known for being at least a little more expensive than American, Canadian or even Irish whiskeys, but that doesn’t mean you can’t buy some outstanding quality at a fairly reasonable price. Premium whiskies are, almost by definition, pricey, but the Scotch whiskies listed here aren’t painfully expensive and offer ...
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Woodford Reserve Double Double Oaked Bourbon Review

Feb 20 2:00am The Whiskey Reviewer
By Randall H. Borkus Rating: B Woodford Reserve has re-release their popular Double Double Oaked Kentucky Bourbon whiskey. It was first unveiled as part of the Distillery Series’ expressions in 2015. The Double Double Oaked expression comes about by finishing the Woodford Reserve Double Oaked in a second, heavily toasted, lightly charred, new oak barrel ...
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Arran Starts Construction On New Distillery

Feb 20 12:48am The Whiskey Reviewer
Work has officially started to build the new Isle of Arran Distillery on the south of the island at Lagg. A ground breaking ceremony marked the start of ground works with the construction of 3 vital warehouses. Situated overlooking the cliffs at Lagg, on the south coast of the island, the new site sits alongside ...
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Teeling Revival 14 Years (Vol. III)

Feb 19 6:00pm WhiskyNotes
Teeling Revival 14 yo 2002 (46\%, OB 2017, Pineau des Charentes finish, 10.000 btl.) - 88/100...
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Episode 629: February 19, 2017

Feb 19 2:28pm WhiskyCast
Camden, New Jersey has a long manufacturing heritage dating back decades, but the city’s glory days ended decades ago – leaving behind empty buildings, crime, and many other problems. James Yoakum is one of the entrepreneurs trying to bring back some of that faded glory with Cooper River Distillers in the heart of downtown Camden. He’s been making whiskies and rums for the last couple of years, and stopped by our studio the other day with a sample of his first batch of Cooper River Bourbon. The Kentucky native tells us why he gave up on the real estate business Read More »...
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The The Macallan 12 Double Cask

Feb 18 7:07pm The Malt Impostor
Tasting notes: The Macallan 12 Double Cask noses like a new sponge (no scrubber side) used to sop up a spilt Oloroso and mop up burnt brownie crust crumbs from a late Friday night “hello to the weekend!” townhouse blowout. The sponge (blue, not yellow) was then impaled with a vintage iron rotisserie spit and delicately smoked over twigs of manzanita and tins of smoked eels. There’s also a large cedar plank, smoldering, on which rack of gnu was grilled: Big grills don’t lie. Stephen also got a salamander burp; I’ll defer to his expertise in these matters. On the mouth, John had a nerdgasm: Heidi Klum bending over R2D2 saying, “Help me, Obi John. You’re my only hope.” I’ll defer to his expertise in these matters. There’s that lovely Macallan golden note, ringing velvety, buttery, butterscotchy, and scotchy. We got oatmeal pretzels and amber waves of barley, as w...
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Charles Hamilton Has The Isles

Feb 18 9:56am Whisky Critic – Whisky Reviews & Articles – Style. Attitude. Whisky.
Charles Hamilton has released ‘The Isles’ – a blended set of whiskies featuring the Speyside, Highland, Islay and Lowland regions. The Isles is bottled at 40\% alcohol by volume [80 proof] and is said to produce notes of toffee and jasmine with a and spicy marine underbelly. The Isles will be available in the UK […]...
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New: Johnnie Walker Ultimate 18 // Wemyss Malts // Teeling Revival 14 Years

Feb 17 6:00pm WhiskyNotes
New: Teeling Revival 14 Years // Johnnie Walker Ultimate 18 Years // Compass Box Breakthru Blend // Wemyss Malts single casks...
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Vintage Scotch from Glenmorangie and Benromach, Plus a New Wild Turkey

Feb 17 12:07pm Whisky Advocate
By Susannah Skiver Barton This week, check out two vintage scotches from Glenmorangie and Benromach, and the latest Master’s Keep bourbon from Wild Turkey.  Glenmorangie Bond House No. 1 Grand Vintage 1990 Style: Single malt scotch Proof: 43\% ABV Price: $630 Release: February 2017 Availability: Nationwide, but in limited amounts Need to know: This is […] The post Vintage Scotch from Glenmorangie and Benromach, Plus a New Wild Turkey appeared first on Whisky Advocate.
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South African wine the new frontier

Feb 17 7:08am The Whisky Exchange Whisky Blog
South African wine has always held a place in my heart – while on holiday there, I had my first-ever tasting. Those were the days of swallow not spit…there was no assessment of the wines... Originally published on The Whisky Exchange Blog - South African wine – the new frontier...
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Heaven Hill 2001-2016, Islay Cask Finish, 53.8% Malts of Scotland

Feb 17 3:13am Malt Fascination
Malts of Scotland have released quite a few Heaven Hills over the last couple of years. I know there was a sherry cask finish, a regular one and this Islay cask finish. I think there also was a port finished … Continue reading →...
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Want To Try Whiskey Blending? Timber Creek Can Help You There

Feb 17 2:00am The Whiskey Reviewer
By Elizabeth Emmons Micro-barrels that allow for small experiments in home whiskey aging have been around for a while now, but, for the most part, those who wanted to try their hands at home blending could only improvise and do it themselves. Thanks to a micro-distillery in Florida, however, that is no longer the case. ...
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Usquaebach An Ard Ri Scotch Review

Feb 17 2:00am The Whiskey Reviewer
By Richard Thomas Rating: A- The blended whisky Usquaebach dates back to 1877, but it is perhaps more identified with using ceramic bottles for regular Old Rare Superior release than it’s antiquity. Still, old the brand is, and it has been almost a quarter century since a new expression came out under the Usquaebach name. ...
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Balblair 1986 (cask #12649 for TWE)

Feb 16 6:40pm WhiskyNotes
Balblair 30 yo 1986 (49,5\%, Gordon & MacPhail ‘Cask Strength’ for The Whisky Exchange 2017, refill sherry hogshead #12649, 48 btl.) - 90/100...
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Father Thames Is Bitter

Feb 16 12:39pm Whisky Critic – Whisky Reviews & Articles – Style. Attitude. Whisky.
A new beer has emerged from the UK-based Windsor & Eton Brewery – a bitter they have named Father Thames – after the ancient river god they claim has been worshipped in London since pre-Roman times [but which also could be a clever wordplay on “Father Time” if you so desire to view it that […]...
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Noted Whisky Consultant Dr. Jim Swan Dies, Age 75

Feb 16 8:45am The Whiskey Reviewer
By Richard Thomas Dr. Jim Swan, the noted whisky expert who was best known for his handiwork in advising several new whisky distilleries around the glove, passed away suddenly yesterday in his home in Edinburgh. He was 75. Swan, who held a PhD in Chemistry and Biological Studies from Heriot-Watt University, began his career with a ...
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Ki No Bi Kyoto Dry Gin Available Now!

Feb 16 5:30am Master of Malt Whisky Blog
Get your hands on the Kyoto Distillery’s very first release!   Cast your mind back to 2015 (watch your step consciousness-travelling through the ‘Lego-bricks-on-the-floor-bare-foot-obstacle-course’ known as 2016) and you may just remember us getting more than a little bit excited when David Croll and Marcin Miller founded the Number One Drinks Company Japan and announced […] The post Ki No Bi Kyoto Dry Gin – Available Now! appeared first on Master of Malt Whisky Blog.
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Widow Jane Chocolate Malt Whiskey Review

Feb 16 2:00am The Whiskey Reviewer
By Randall H. Borkus Rating: C+ Widow Jane is the micro-distillery out of Red Book, Brooklyn, owned by Cacao Prieto, the maker of “beans-to-bar” fresh chocolates. Their spirit expressions are largely not distilled at their distillery, but are instead sourced whiskey from other distilleries in Kentucky and maybe Indiana. Widow Jane Distillery has their own still, ...
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Bowmore 16, 1998-2015, Seaside Smoke, 55.9% SMWS

Feb 16 1:37am Malt Fascination
The previous review of an SMWS whisky was that weird Glen Moray from a gin cask. I didn’t really care for that one. Let’s try and see if this Bowmore from a regular bourbon cask suits me better. As with … Continue reading →...
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Mannochmore 1988 (Whisky-Fssle)

Feb 15 6:56pm WhiskyNotes
Mannochmore 28 yo 1988 (46\%, Whisky-Fässle 2016, hogshead) - 88/100...
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Dr. Jim Swan: 1941-2017

Feb 15 11:55am WhiskyCast
February 15, 2017 – Most whisky connoisseurs will likely have never heard of Dr. Jim Swan, but the longtime whisky industry consultant helped shape many of the whiskies we enjoy today. Dr. Swan has passed away at the age of 75, leaving behind a legacy of whisky excellence. “He will be sadly missed by all who knew him,” his daughter Caroline said in an email today. While he was known most for his work with Taiwan’s King Car Distillery and its award-winning Kavalan single malt whiskies, Dr. Swan worked with distilleries around the world, including the Welsh Whisky Company (Penderyn), Israel’s Read More »...
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Wemyss Puts Out Late Winter Batch Of Single Cask Whiskies

Feb 15 11:29am The Whiskey Reviewer
Independent bottler Wemyss Malts have started 2017 by releasing a selection of new single cask whiskies ranging from 14 to 28 years old. Nosed, tasted and selected by the celebrated whisky writer Charlie Maclean, each bottling has a descriptive name illustrating the whisky’s character and have been bottled non-chill-filtered and in their naturally color. The ...
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Barrell Bourbon Will Open a Distillery

Feb 15 9:00am Whisky Advocate
By Susannah Skiver Barton Barrell Craft Spirits—the company behind the Barrell Bourbon, Barrell Whiskey, and Barrell Rum brands—has announced plans to build its own distillery in Louisville, Kentucky’s Gilmore Industrial area, naming Tripp Stimson as master distiller. Stimson formerly worked as a scientist at Brown-Forman and as master distiller at Kentucky Artisan Distillery (KAD), where Jefferson’s […] The post Barrell Bourbon Will Open a Distillery appeared first on Whisky Advocate.
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Ladies Night Tasting Asian Whiskies

Feb 15 6:22am The Whisky Exchange Whisky Blog
The nights are cold and spring is still far away, but fear not as we visit the warm tropics of Asia in our second instalment of Ladies Night! This session was hosted by the wonderful... Originally published on The Whisky Exchange Blog - Ladies Night Tasting – Asian Whiskies...
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Barrell Bourbon Batch 009 Review

Feb 15 2:00am The Whiskey Reviewer
By Richard Thomas Rating: B+ For those who obsess over age statements as the first (and perhaps only) statement of quality, Barrell Bourbon Batch 009 must be the most eagerly anticipated of that independent bottler’s releases. The reason is printed in two simple numerals on the label: 13, as in 13 years old. None of ...
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Caol Ila 25, 1991-2016, 50.2% Cadenheads Authentic Collection

Feb 15 1:04am Malt Fascination
A while ago I took the train to Den Bosch for a whisky tasting there, and with the other two guys I was on that train we decided to have a dram underway. This was interesting since it was rush … Continue reading →...
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Glen Mhor 1965 (SV cask #202)

Feb 14 6:55pm WhiskyNotes
Glen Mhor 26 yo 1965 (56,4\%, Signatory Vintage 1991, cask #202, 300 btl.) - 88/100...
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Constructive Discussion Between Beam Suntory, Windsor Mayor

Feb 14 1:04pm WhiskyCast
February 14, 2017 – Windor, Ontario Mayor Drew Dilkens is back home after meeting with Beam Suntory executives in Chicago Monday hoping to keep his city’s Canadian Club Heritage Centre open. The mayor met with CEO Matt Shattock and other company executives in what Beam Suntory termed a “constructive discussion.” However, there appears to be no change in the company’s plan to close the Canadian Club brand home to public tours March 31. This is the complete statement Beam Suntory provided to WhiskyCast via email: “Beam Suntory and Mayor Dilkens had a constructive discussion about the Canadian Club Heritage Centre, and Read More »...
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Amrut Peated Single Malt Whisky Review

Feb 14 2:00am The Whiskey Reviewer
By Debbie Shocair Rating: A- I have put in a lot of work on Amrut’s Indian single malts, and I’m happy to say that, taken as a whole, Amrut has far exceeded my expectations. This particular expression is one of their best. As there is no peated barley in India, Amrut sources it from Scotland, ...
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Yamazakura Blended Whisky

Feb 13 7:57pm WhiskyNotes
Yamazakura Blended Whisky (40\%, OB 2016) - 50/100...
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Angels Envy Joins The Kentucky Bourbon Trail

Feb 13 5:37pm Whisky Advocate
By Susannah Skiver Barton Angel’s Envy—which opened its new, $27 million dollar distillery and visitor center in Louisville, Kentucky in November 2016—has become the tenth member of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Louisville’s mayor, Greg Fischer, and members of the Kentucky Distillers’ Association made the announcement this morning, presenting a copper plaque to the company to commemorate […] The post Angel’s Envy Joins The Kentucky Bourbon Trail appeared first on Whisky Advocate.
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Glen Moray 13, The Dunnage Bakehouse, ex-gin cask, 58.3% SMWS

Feb 13 3:26pm Malt Fascination
A while ago, on ‘The Spirits Business’ there was an announcement for a bottling by the SMWS that was drawn from a gin cask. As far as I (and they) know that’s a first, and that peaked my interest. I decided … Continue reading →...
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Wild Turkey Masters Keep Decades Bourbon Whiskey

Feb 13 12:40pm BourbonBlog
Wild Turkey Master's Keep Decades is a limited edition Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey celebrating the distilling and Bourbon heritage of the Russell family at the Wild Turkey Distillery. Watch our interview with Bruce Russell as we taste Decades. No related posts.
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Jameson Unveils St. Patricks Day Whiskey

Feb 13 11:11am Whisky Critic – Whisky Reviews & Articles – Style. Attitude. Whisky.
As a celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, beginning in 2012, Jameson began producing a new label design for its popular Irish whiskey. For 2017, Jameson, has unveiled their limited-edition bottle which spotlights Dublin-based designer and illustrator, Steve McCarthy. Jameson’s label design features McCarthy’s take on the Jameson family motto ‘sine metu’ [‘without fear’] in combination […]...
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Wild Turkey Masters Keep Decades Comes Out After Delay

Feb 13 11:00am The Whiskey Reviewer
Following in his father’s and grandfather’s footsteps, Wild Turkey Master Distiller Eddie Russell decided to dabble in the family business a few miles from his boyhood home at the Wild Turkey Distillery. That was back in 1981, and the new college grad wasn’t quite sure the distilling business was for him. Flash forward more than ...
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The Stalk & Barrel Canadian Rye Whisky 23-99 (60.7%)

Feb 13 10:02am The Malt Impostor
Tasting notes: This dram is Canadian alright: it’s as pale as most residents of Manitoba, the Second Nation late arrivers. The smell of this rye, especially at first, is wild: Penicillin petri dishes at the moment of discovery. Hello Kitty strawberry flavor. Actually, it’s more like strawberry flavored dried ice billowing from the stage as goth stripper Hell O’Kitty makes her entrance. With boas.  The nose here is the Canadian version of Elysian fields with Dudley Do-Right driving a 4×4 pulling a moose. The mouth is full of bright, fresh red fruit and dank grasses–if dank grasses could be big and bright–but without being particularly herby, which is quite an accomplishment for a rye. Still, the mouth overall has some jagged edges to it. But add some water, and the rye explodes with youthful freshness, like it’s a pep rally for rye led by the most cha...
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Lost Distillery Lossit

Feb 13 3:29am The Scotch Noob
The Lost Distillery Company, founded in 2012, uses archival records and the history of regional distillation of whisky in Scotland to create a map of the likely flavors and aromas present in long-closed distilleries, and then creates and bottles replicas of those whiskies using blends of modern malts. ... The Lossit distillery was the largest producer of (then illicit) whisky on Islay. ... To re-create this lost malt whisky, The Lost Distillery Company blended 5 to 10 single malts around a centerpiece of peated Ben Nevis, including a few malts finished in oloroso and PX sherry casks.
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Elijah Craig Barrel Proof Bourbon Review (January 2017)

Feb 13 2:30am The Whiskey Reviewer
By Richard Thomas Rating: B+ Elijah Craig Barrel Proof has undergone a surprising degree of evolution since it’s initial release in 2013. Back then it was the unfiltered, cask strength cousin of Elijah Craig 12 Year Old, released in limited quantities two to four times a year. Then Elijah Craig 12 was discontinued roughly a ...
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Five Things To Know About Women Who Drink Whiskey

Feb 13 1:30am The Whiskey Reviewer
By Richard Thomas Whiskey is trendy, and plenty of women are now ought there imbibing the water of life. This is now so commonplace, in fact, that whenever I see an article about “women who drink whiskey” I think “passe” and “cliched.” Even so, with Valentine’s Day around the corner, it bears some thinking about ...
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Bruichladdich Laddie Ten Second Edition

Feb 12 6:24pm WhiskyNotes
Bruichladdich 10 yo ‘Laddie Ten’ (50\%, OB 2016, second edition, 18.000 btl.) - 86/100...
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Annandale Distillery a Lowlands revival

Feb 12 9:40am Billy's Booze Blog
With distilleries popping up across Scotland, it’s no longer uncommon to visit one that is shiny and new. One of those shiny newbies is a bit different to the rest, with almost 200 years of history behind it – Annandale Distillery. Read More »...
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White mezcal, baby!

Feb 12 3:40am Whiskyfun
Alipus ?San Juan del Rio? (47.8\%, OB, mezcal, +/-2015) - Vago ?Ensamble En Barro? (50.5\%, OB, mezcal, +/-2016) - La Venenoza ?Raicilla Sur de Jalisco? (47\%, OB, +/-2016) - Donaji 2015 (40\%, OB, mezcal, +/-2016) - Marca Negra ?Ensamble? (48.1\%, OB, mezcal, +/-2016)...
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Episode 628: February 12, 2017

Feb 11 11:29pm WhiskyCast
This week, we’ll be talking about money and politics along with whisky, and of course, there are connections between all three. With the world’s attention focused on the transition to the Trump Administration in the U.S., the spirits industry is hoping to benefit from what it sees as a pro-business atmosphere in Washington. We’ll discuss the political climate with Distilled Spirits Council CEO Kraig Naasz, and we’ll get Wall Street’s perspective with David Bolton of Spirited Funds and Alex Gordon of ETF Managers Group. They’re behind a new exchange-traded fund that gives investors the ability to buy into the global Read More »...
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Beam Suntory Closing Canadian Club Heritage Centre in Windsor

Feb 10 2:25pm WhiskyCast
February 10, 2017 – Barring a last-minute change of plans, Beam Suntory will close its brand home for Canadian Club in Windsor, Ontario to tours at the end of March. The Canadian Club Heritage Centre occupies the historic building used originally as the headquarters for Hiram Walker, who opened his distillery in what is locally referred to as “Walkerville” in 1858. The visitors center attracts around 15,000 guests annually, according to the Windsor Star, which first reported the company’s plans and Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens’s plan to meet with Beam Suntory executives Monday in Chicago to make the case for Read More »...
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New: Compass Box Double Single // Bowmore n1 // Laphroaig Cairdeas 2017

Feb 10 1:00pm WhiskyNotes
New: Bowmore N°1 and new travel retail expressions / Compass Box Double Single / Laphroaig Cairdeas 2017...
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