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Inside Making Bourbon Barrel Furniture

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How Kywhiskeybarrelgoods Went From Welding To Barrel Furniture-Making By Richard Thomas The bourbon boom has brought with it more than just sales of bottles filled with amber liquor made by the giants of the whiskey trade, even beyond the burgeoning micro-distillery movement. For example, the micro-distillers have stimulated the emergence of several new still-makers, as well as those engaged in ...

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George Dickel 17 Year Old Tennessee Whiskey Review

George Dickel 17 Year Old

By Father John Rayls Rating: B+ George Dickel strongly desired a smooth whisky experience, and believed wintertime distilling helped to provide that result. It’s also why the modern George Dickel Distillery added the extra step of chilling the new make whisky before sending it onto the Lincoln County Process. This distinguishes Dickel from their larger rivals in Tennessee Whiskey, Jack ...

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How Does The New Norlan Glass Compare?

Norlan Whisky Glass comparison

Side-By-Side Whiskey Glass Comparison: Norlan vs. Glencairn vs. Snifter By Richard Thomas Part of the world craze for all things whisk(e)y is a parallel boom in stuff, including stones, ice molds, and especially glassware. Twenty years ago, the classic snifter was good enough for enthusiasts, but it was supplanted after 2001 to a large extent by the Glencairn, and now ...

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Responses To Masters Of Whisky Closure

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By Kurt Maitland Last week’s news that British drinks giant Diageo would close their Masters of Whisky (MOW) program at the end of September perhaps went unnoticed by drinkers at large, but it was a seismic event among the bartenders, retailers, enthusiasts, journalists and industry professionals who had engaged with the program during its two decade lifespan. Even more shocking ...

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Jameson Signature Reserve Irish Whiskey Review

Jameson Signature Reserve

By Richard Thomas Rating: B One of the expressions left untouched in Jameson’s recent reshuffling of its lineup is what was a travel retail offering, Jameson Signature Reserve. This expression was always a bit of an oddball, and not just because it was a travel retail product, but also for coming in a 1 liter bottle, rather than the expected ...

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