Between $31 to $60

Ranger Creek .44 Rye Whiskey Review

By S.D. Peters Rating: A- As it is with writers, a whiskey’s reputation as a complement to the “independent spirit” appears indelible. It’s the drink of the American Frontier; the spirit that lent its name to a rebellion and was enjoyed by the outlaws and autonomous vigilantes in the films of Leone, Peckinpah, and other directors who challenged and uniquely ...

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Great King Street Experimental Batch Blue (TR-06) Scotch Review

By Richard Thomas Rating: B+ As we’ve covered previously, those crafty blenders at Compass Box want to add expand their Great King Street line, heretofore comprised of the original Artist’s Blend and a limited edition, to include a new permanent expression. Sharing experiments has become a popular gimmick with whiskey-makers on both sides of the Atlantic, as has monitoring the ...

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GlenDronach 12 Year Old Scotch Review

By Richard Thomas Rating:B Like all of the older Scottish distilleries, GlenDronach has a storied history, but is now part of the BenRiach stable. The distillery started in 1826, a time when sherry cask aging was the norm. However, those sherry barrels weren’t cheap, and economics drove many distilleries to experiment with other forms of wood, such as used American ...

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Great King Street Experimental Batch Orange (00-V4) Scotch Review

By Richard Thomas Rating: B- Compass Box launched its Great King Street expression with an eye on showing what artisanal care could do for blended scotch, which by and large has received unjustified scorn since the single malt boom of the 1980s. Since then, Jim Glaser over at Compass Box has built on the Great King Street brand through a ...

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