Monthly Archives: June 2017

Review: Hanyu Final Vintage 2000-2014 (Cask 921)

Hanyu is one of those distilleries that really intrigues me if for no other reason than it really got caught in the middle of the Japanese whisky firestorm. I think…

Review: The Balvenie Cask 100 33 Year Sherry Butt

I’ve had a lot of Balvenie in my day. I’ve tried it bourbon barrel-matured, finished in Port casks, Rum casks, Madeira casks, and in different proportions and combinations including my…

Guide: NYC Whiskey Bars 2017

If it wasn’t painfully obvious from all my social media posts last week, I spent a few days in New York City recently. Despite living quite close to the city,…

News: Is Glenmorangie Astar 2017 Coming?

I don’t want to say I called it in my last post, which was a review of Glenmorangie Astar, but I TOTALLY CALLED IT. According to the TTB, it looks…

Review: Glenmorangie Astar

Dr. Bill Lumsden is an amazing guy. For all that he has accomplished, he is always experimenting with new ideas. Glenmorangie Astar is the practical application of a “back to…