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WhistlePig Boss Hog “The Independent” Rye Whiskey Review

WhistlePig Boss Hog 2016 "The Independent"

By Richard Thomas Rating: A- WhistlePig’s Boss Hog has become another of annual limited edition series, and representing as it does aged cask strength rye whiskey, it should be a new fixture on any bottle hunter’s list of things to think about acquiring. This is especially so because compared to say, Thomas H. Handy Rye, it’s not as famous and ...

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Bowmore Devil’s Cask III Double The Devil Scotch Review

Bowmore Devil's Cask III

By Kurt Maitland Rating: B Bowmore is one of the most iconic distilleries on Islay, which says a lot considering that Islay also includes the likes of Lagavulin and Laphroaig, and it dates back to 1779. To put that into perspective, in the same year Bowmore opened its doors, the settlement that would become Chicago was founded. An institution that ...

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Highland Park ICE Scotch Review

Highland Park ICE 17 YO single malt

By Richard Thomas Rating: A- Highland Park’s Valhalla Collection, a line of celebrated-if-pricey single malts celebrating the Viking heritage of the distillery’s Okrney homeplace, proved quite the splash. This year Highland Park is following that success up with a “Fire and Ice” (or Surtur and Ymir, take your pick Thor fans) themed pairing of limited (but large) releases, starting with ICE. ICE ...

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Redbreast Single Cask 1999 Irish Whiskey Review

Redbreast Single Cask 1999

By Richard Thomas Rating: A- On the premium end of spectrum, it’s single pot still whiskey that leads the surging revival of Irish whiskey, with Redbreast standing as the major brand. So, it was with great interest among devotees of pot still whiskey, or whiskey made from a mixed mash of malted and unmalted barley in (you guessed it) pot ...

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