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Three Steps To A Whiskey Shortage

By Richard Thomas Whiskey shortages continue to figure prominently in internet forums and the news pages, as does the myth that hundreds of millions of new drinkers in China and India have suddenly cropped up and are to blame for guzzling the world’s semi-fixed supply of whiskey. The Whiskey Reviewer has already debunked the conventional wisdom that whiskey as a ...

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Wemyss Salted Caramels Single Cask Scotch Review (2013)

By Richard Thomas Rating: B+ Part of the Wemyss Malts’ Summer 2013 Single Cask release, Salted Caramels is from that little heralded scotch region, Campbelltown. Located on a peninsula in southwestern Scotland and once home to 28 distilleries, Campbelltown is now down to just three: Springbank, Glen Gyle and Glen Scotia. Prohibition did the other 25 distilleries in. Campbelltown scotches ...

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Mr. Boston Rock and Rye Returns

* Mr. Boston Rock & Rye, the venerable rye whiskey liqueur flavored with citrus, is making a strong comeback in the Southern United States, as on and off premise consumers are re-discovering this sweet treat. Once believed to be the cure-all for the common cold in the late 1800s, this combination of rye whiskey sweetened with sugar and citrus fruits ...

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