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Q&A With Matt Hofmann, Westland Distillery

Matt Hoffman

A Chat About Malt Whiskey In The Pacific Northwest By Richard Thomas Although the Pacific Northwest has become a buzzing hive of micro-distilling activity, most of that activity has been in Oregon. Insfoar as whiskey-making in Washington State went, much of the past attention went to Dry Fly Distilling. Growing up hand in hand with that scene, Seattle’s Westland Distillery ...

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The Balvenie Single Barrel 15 Year Old Scotch Review

The Balvenie 15 Year Old Single Cask Single Malt

By Kurt Maitland Rating: A- William Grant & Sons, also makers of Glenfiddich and Monkey Shoulder, founded The Balvenie distillery in Scotland’s Speyside in 1892.  While The Glenfiddich might move more units for William Grant & Sons, the fact is their crown jewel is The Balvenie. Living legend Master Blender David Stewart continues to hang his hat there. This Balvenie ...

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Best Scotch Whiskies For Under $35

Monkey Shoulder Scotch

Top 5 Single Malts And Blends For Under 35 Bucks By Richard Thomas For Scotch lovers, finding a good bargain is a key priority, because “bang for your buck” only slightly overlaps with Scotch whisky. This has become more the case over the last decade, as what really happened in the Scotch boom was a steady rise in prices commanded ...

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