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Witherspoon Texas Bourbon Review

Witherspoon Texas Bourbon

By Father John Rayls Rating: B+ Let’s hear it for the United States Marines: they’ve secured another beachhead in Lewisville, Texas, and secured it with (and for) whiskey! Some former US Marines found themselves living in the Dallas area after their discharge from service and sharing a love for bourbon started the Witherspoon Distillery in 2011. In addition to Witherspoon ...

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Connacht Whiskey Company Releases New Irish-American Blend

Connacht Whiskey Company Ltd. launches Brothership Irish-American Blended Whiskey, a unique blend of Irish and American whiskeys, highlighting the best of both spirits. Brothership Irish-American Blended Whiskey is an homage to the heritage of the company, which has roots in the U.S. and the West of Ireland, and will be available stateside just in time for St Patrick’s Day revelry. Connacht ...

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Tullamore Dew 18 Year Old Single Malt Irish Whiskey Review

Tullamore Dew 18YO

By Richard Thomas Rating: A In a move that truly bucked prevailing trends and certain pessimistic, cynical bloggers, when Tullamore Dew began winding down their much admired 10 Year Old “Four Wood” Single Malt it was not to replace it with one or more No Age Statement (NAS) whiskeys. Instead, they de facto replaced it with two older age statement ...

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Bulleit Cuts The Ribbon On Shelbyville, Kentucky Distillery

Bulleit Bourbon celebrates its 30th anniversary with the official ribbon cutting event for the opening of its new distillery in Shelbyville, Ky. Governor Matt Bevin and a number of other elected officials and dignitaries joined Bulleit Distilling Co. Founder Tom Bulleit for the festivities and tours of the new distillery. “We’re so proud to open the Bulleit Distilling Co. here ...

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Latest Col. E.H. Taylor Whiskey, A Four Grain Bourbon, Heading Out Now

Buffalo Trace Distillery continues its homage to former Distillery owner Colonel E. H. Taylor, Jr. with a special release bourbon whiskey made using four grains in the bourbon recipe.  This 100 proof, Bottled-In-Bond, small batch recipe bourbon was aged for 12 years and is a limited edition release. Made from a distinct bourbon recipe using corn, rye, wheat, and malted ...

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