Category Archives: Distilleries

Review: Parker’s Heritage Collection 24 Year Bourbon

Another great bar find during my Boston trip was Parker’s Heritage Collection 10th Edition. This is a 24 year straight bourbon that was bottled in bond. It’s the second oldest…

Review: William Larue Weller 2016

Oh, BTAC. How I long for the days when the resellers weren’t spending every waking moment looking for you. They can have Pappy for all I care but BTAC is…

Review: Glenfiddich 14 Year Rich Oak

Glenfiddich Rich Oak is an expression that isn’t available in the US. I first tried it at the Glenfiddich distillery and knew I wanted more so I found it in…

Review: Linkwood Côte Rôtie Finish 1991 (Gordon & Macphail)

By now, you’ve probably figured out that I’m a big fan of Linkwood. it’s a very versatile malt that can handle all sorts of cask types and ages really well….

Review: Glenlivet 16 Year (Cask 6060)

Say it with me, class. “Sherried Glenlivet is the best kind of Glenlivet.” I wish Glenlivet did more heavily sherried expressions. The fruity undertones of the distillery really do well…

Auchentoshan Valinch 2011

Review: Auchentoshan Valinch 2011

Auchentoshan is an interesting distillery. One of the few Lowland region distilleries left, Auchentoshan uses a complex triple distillation method to produce its whisky. A few years back, the “NAS…

Review: The Balvenie 50 Year Cask 191

As you have probably read by now, I got an opportunity recently to taste The Balvenie’s Cask 191 with David Stewart, the Balvenie team, and some fellow social media personalities….

Review: Glenmorangie Artein

Another quick review of Artein, an older bottling from Glenmorangie’s Private Edition series. Glenmorangie Artein was finished in Super Tuscan wine barrels. What makes a Tuscan barrel so great that…

Review: Linkwood 18 Year 1997 (Exclusive Malts)

Here’s another recent review from my trip to NYC a few weeks ago. Of everything I tried during my stay in New York, this was my absolute favorite of the…

Review: Glen Grant 15 Year (Cadenhead)

Going through my backlog of reviews, here’s a recent one from my trip to The Flatiron Room in NYC. This is a 15 Year ex-bourbon Glen Grant bottled by Cadenhead….