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Wemyss Sizzling Charcoal Single Cask Scotch Review

Wemyss Bunnahabhain 1997

By Richard Thomas Rating: A- My first crack at the 2016 Single Cask line from Wemyss Malts is a doozy: a Bunnahabhain from a hogshead, distilled in 1997 (bottled 2015). For those of you not hip to the Scotch talk, a hogshead is the origin point for the 53-gallon American standardized bourbon barrel. Hogsheads are slightly larger, and these days ...

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Laphroaig 15 Year Old (200th Anniversary) Scotch Review

Laphroaig 15 YO

By Richard Thomas Rating:B+ Once upon a time the flagship expression of vaunted Islay distillery Laphroaig was its 15 Year Old. The 10 Year Old was and is the entry-level run for Laphroaig, but it was the 15 Year Old that Scotch drinkers wanted, including Prince Charles. The heir to the British throne named the 15 Year Old as his ...

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Wild Turkey Master’s Keep 17 Year Old Bourbon Review

Wild Turkey Master's Keep

By Elizabeth Emmons Rating: A- Wild Turkey Master’s Keep celebrates the first release for Eddie Russell in his new, fully official role as Master Distiller, the son of famed Wild Turkey master distiller Jimmy Russell. Eddie, who has over 35 years’ experience and who is the fourth generation of Russell to work at Wild Turkey’s Austin Nichols distillery, succeeded his ...

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