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Laphroaig 21 Year Old (200th Anniversary) Scotch Review

Laphroaig 21 Year Old

By Richard Thomas Rating: A- This isn’t the first 21 year old release from the esteemed Islay distillery of Laphroaig, and the occasion this time is the distillery’s 200th Anniversary. Founded in 1815 by two scions of Clan Donald, Alexander and Donald Johnston, the distillery stayed in the family until the line died out in 1954. From there it was ...

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Midleton Barry Crockett Legacy Irish Whiskey Review

Midleton Barry Crockett

By Richard Thomas Rating: A- When Irish Distillers attach the name of their distillery, “Midleton,” to a whiskey, you know they mean business. Midleton Very Rare, for example, is almost the byword in super premium Irish whiskeys, while Midleton Dair Ghaelich is the showcase for the revival of maturation in new Irish oak. It therefore shouldn’t be surprising that when ...

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Compass Box Hedonism Quindecimus Scotch Review

Hedonism Quindecimus Vatted Grain

By Richard Thomas Rating: B+ Interest in grain whiskies has been coming back in recent years, with single grains in particular appearing in the Irish and Scottish sectors. Yet the idea of making a vatted grain whisky, a blend of grain whiskies from more than one distillery, remains a relatively small niche. Part of this is the relatively small number ...

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