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Whisky-Making In Mainland Australia

By Richard Thomas When Australian whisky became famous, it was really whisky from a single region that got the attention: Tasmania. This is because Australia’s big whisky breakout was led by Sullivan’s Cove, when they won Best Single Malt at the 2014 Word Whisky Awards. Most of the other Australian distilleries that had attracted wider, global attention at the time ...

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Ohishi Sherry Cask Japanese Whisky Review

Ohishi Sherry Cask Whisky

By Richard Thomas Rating: B- Japanese Whisky burst into the global drinks scene only a few years ago, carried there on the backs of that country’s two major distillers, Nikka and Suntory. Since then, high demand has carried Japan’s smaller, lesser known distilleries to the forefront as well, and with what was a little known fact: not every Japanese Whisky ...

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Bedtime Bourbon Review

Bedtime Bourbon

By Randall H. Borkus Rating: B The Louisville Bourbon Transit Company, Inc. is one of the newest and smallest bottlers, or non-distilling producers (NDP), of bourbon in Kentucky, and was founded by three passionate bourbon loving Kentuckians, Scott Richer, Carla Jacob and Joel Jake. Carla, Joel and Scott have been friends for over 15 years, and Scott shared with me ...

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Bourbon Orange Cake Recipe

By Richard Thomas Thanksgiving has come and gone, but the Holidays are around the corner now. What is more, wintertime is the season when you want big time sweets to go with hot tea. One idea I had some years back was to take orange cake into “Cooking With Whiskey” territory. This recipe modifies a generic orange cake recipe by ...

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