Category Archives: Distilleries

Review: The Balvenie 17 Year RumCask

For a good part of the aughts, The Balvenie released an annual 17 year old limited edition expression. In 2008, that expression was The Balvenie 17 Year RumCask. This whisky…

Aberlour Cash Annamh

Review: Aberlour Casg Annamh

Aberlour and sherried whisky go hand in hand. With A’bunadh setting the standard for OB NAS sherrybombs for two decades, it’s interesting to see a new Aberlour sherried expression hit…

Review: Glenlossie 20 Year Old 1992 (Old Particular)

Glenlossie is a Diageo brand that you don’t see as a single malt very often as it is mostly used for blends. Since 1971, Glenlossie has also shared a site…

Review: Four Roses Al Young 50th Anniversary

One of the many highlights of the Bourbon And Time weekend this past July was spending time with bourbon legend Al Young while sipping the very Four Roses Limited Edition…

Bardstown Bourbon Company Fusion bottle outside

Review: Bardstown Bourbon Company Fusion #1

In recent weeks, I’ve spoken a lot about Bardstown Bourbon Company as both a business and a tourist destination. Today, I’m going to focus solely on the whiskey itself. BBCo….

Review: Glenfarclas 9 Year (Single Cask Nation)

Josh and Jason of Single Cask Nation are no strangers to releasing some unique whisk(e)y over the years. From cask strength Wild Turkey to MGP “Light Whiskey,” the SCN crew…

SMS Classic Review: Yamazaki 12 Year

Today, I’m starting a new series called the Single Malt Savvy Classic Review Series. I did a lot of whisky reviews before I started this website and my backlog of…

Review: The Balvenie Stories Range 2019

The Balvenie Stories is Balvenie for a new generation. This new range is the first in what I anticipate will be a series of special releases driven by the stories…

Review: Glendronach Cask Strength Batch 6

Glendronach is hit or miss for me. There is no in between. You would think that this distillery would be right up my alley based on my preferences. It’s a…

Russel's Reserve Single Barrel

Review: Russell’s Reserve Barrel 17-549 (Rickhouse D)

Russell’s Reserve picks have gotten pretty popular in recent years and for good reason. Wild Turkey really has a knack for producing very different flavor profiles depending on the rickhouse…