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Michter’s 10 Year Old Single Barrel Bourbon Review (2015)

Michter's 10 Year Old Single Barrel Bourbon

By Richard Thomas Rating: A This is an odd year for Michter’s 10 Year Old Bourbon, an annual limited release that sits in that odd, happy place for such a thing by actually being within reach for many enthusiasts. As a case in point, the 2015 edition was released four months ago, and is still available with several online retailers ...

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The Balvenie 15 Year Old Single Barrel Sherry Cask Scotch Review

Balvenie 15YO Single Barrel Sherry Cask

By Kurt Maitland Rating: B+ This Balvenie expression is matured for at least 15 years in a European oak sherry butt, and not to be confused with The Balvenie’s standard Single Barrel 15 Year Old, which are aged in ex-bourbon barrels rather than former sherry butts. The former release is something I will tackle another day. No more than 650 ...

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Lagavulin Distiller’s Edition Scotch Review (2014)

Lagavulin Distiller's Edition 16 YO Single Malt

By Kurt Maitland Rating: A- The world famous Lagavulin distillery is located on Islay, and officially dates from 1816, that first peaceful year for Britain after the end of the Napoleonic Wars and War of 1812. Its name means “hollow by the mill” in Gaelic. It, along with Caol Ila, are Diageo’s current pair of distilleries on the island. It ...

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Barrell Bourbon Batch 005 Bourbon Review

Barrell Bourbon Batch 005

By Richard Thomas Rating: B+ Joe Beatrice’s Barrell Bourbon are fast building a reputation as the bottlers you go to if you want to find something strong and a little offbeat from the stocks of the Kentucky and Tennessee “Majors” (i.e. big distilleries). The new Batch 005 is a case in point. Thus far, most of Barrell Bourbon’s batches were ...

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