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Entrapment 25 Year Old Canadian Whisky Review

Entrapment 25 Year Old

By Father John Rayls Rating: A- There are many opinions about Orphan Barrel whiskeys, ranging from love and devotion to cynicism and avoidance. For myself, having found several sourced whiskies that I thoroughly enjoy, I remain open-minded concerning the Diageo’s Orphan Barrel releases.  While I’m skeptical about the stories of suddenly rediscovering barrels that are 12 to 25 years old ...

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Compass Box No Name Scotch Review

Compass Box No Name Whisky

By Emma Briones Rating: A Launched alongside another new blend, Compass Box Phenomenology, Compass Box No Name is the peatiest whisky from the independent Scotch blender to date. Both are designed to challenge a drinker’s “thinking about how a whisky is experienced and understood,” by focusing on the sensory experiences that both whiskies bring to the table. But why launch ...

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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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