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Laphroaig 10 Year Old Cask Strength Scotch Review

Laphroaig 10 Year Old Whisky

By Father John Rayls Rating: A- The original Laphroaig Distillery got its start in 1815 because Donald and Alexander Johnston had excess barley on their hands, beyond what they needed as cattle feed. They found their property strategically located next to the Kilbride Stream, where the waters were soft, amazingly peaty and free of most minerals. That water source became ...

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The Balvenie Single Barrel 15 Year Old Scotch Review

The Balvenie 15 Year Old Single Cask Single Malt

By Kurt Maitland Rating: A- William Grant & Sons, also makers of Glenfiddich and Monkey Shoulder, founded The Balvenie distillery in Scotland’s Speyside in 1892.  While The Glenfiddich might move more units for William Grant & Sons, the fact is their crown jewel is The Balvenie. Living legend Master Blender David Stewart continues to hang his hat there. This Balvenie ...

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Westland Peated American Malt Whiskey Review

Westland Peated American Malt

Updated May 6, 2016 By Father John Rayls Average Rating: B Westland Distilling’s mission is to create an American version of a Scottish style whisky, and one of the most famous kinds of Scotch is peated whisky, so any serious effort to follow the Scottish style must necessarily tackle the peat. Westland Peated American Single Malt Whiskey was the result. ...

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The Balvenie 14 Year Old Caribbean Cask Scotch Review

The Balvenie 14 Year Old Caribbean Cask

By Father John Rayls Rating: B+ The Balvenie Caribbean Cask Aged 14 Years Scotch has been a very popular offering, and has been reviewed, tested, sampled and consumed by about everyone that could spell the word “Scotch.” Volumes have been written in untold numbers, exploring every nuance of the whisky. My attempt at a review reminds me of Bette Midler’s ...

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Charbay R5 Hop-Flavored Whiskey Review

Charbay R5 Hop-Flavored Whiskey

By Elizabeth Emmons Rating: B Charbay Distillery and Winery is a family-run business through and through, and the story behind how it ultimately became to be the “still on the hill” is an interesting one, deeply rooted in history. Charbay was founded in 1983 by Miles and Susan Karakasevic, but the family’s experience in boozy matters goes way back. Miles ...

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