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Wemyss Nuts About Pears Single Cask Scotch Review (2016)

Nuts About Pears!

By Richard Thomas Rating: B This third and last look at the Wemyss Midsummer Single Cask 2016 release is a 1991 vintage Blair Athol whisky, bottled in 2015. So, it’s a 24 year old single malt, aged in an ex-bourbon barrel. Some describe Blair Athol as among Scotland’s oldest distilleries, pointing to a foundation in 1798. However, that distillery was ...

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Sneak Peek: WhistlePig 15 Year Old Rye Whiskey Review

WhistlePig 15 Year Old Vermont Finish

Updated April 15, 2016 By April Manning Average Rating: B+ WhistlePig was brought into existence in 2007 when owner Raj P. Bhakta bought 500-plus acres in Shoreham, Vermont and began to strategize his plan to return rye popularity to the States. Along with Master Distiller Dave Pickerell (of Maker’s Mark renown) Bhakta has taken the idea of “Think global, act ...

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Garrison Brothers Cowboy Bourbon Review (2015)

Garrison Brothers 2nd Cowboy Bourbon

By Richard Thomas Rating: A- The Hye, Texas-based Garrison Brothers Distillery has certainly earned its place at the forefront of the American craft whiskey movement. Part of that stature is its status as one of the oldest small whiskey distilleries in America and the oldest in the Lone Star State, predating even the more ballyhooed Balcones. The other part is ...

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