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Review: Compass Box The General

When you think of a “blended Scotch whisky,” what comes to mind? My first thought is a light, young, inoffensive, sometimes hot whisky that generally has mass appeal but is…

Review: Elijah Craig Barrel Proof

My previous review of Macallan Cask Strength got me thinking about what the “Mac CS” of the 2017 whisky world is. Enter Elijah Craig Barrel Proof. Elijah Craig Barrel Proof…

Review: Macallan Cask Strength

Today, I’d like to talk about The Macallan. The home of the Easter Elchies House has quite the reputation in the whisky world. For decades, Macallan was known as an…

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….