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Kavalan PX Sherry Cask Strength Taiwanese Whisky Review

Kavalan PX Single Cask, Cask Strength

By Richard Thomas Rating: A- Anyone familiar with my body of work knows that I am a booster of the spread of whisky-making around the world, and in tandem I have developed a strong interest in the issue of non-traditional climate and maturation. When Sweden and Australia get laurels, I’m thrilled. When lesser known places in Argentina and Israel get ...

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Michter’s 20 Year Old Single Barrel Bourbon Review (2015)

Michter's 20 Year Old Single Barrel Bourbon 2015

By Richard Thomas Rating: A For whisk(e)y enthusiasts who aren’t collectors-for-profit, acquiring a pricey and rare bottle usually produces one of two reactions: crack it open at the earliest opportunity, like a kid with his prized Christmas gift; or put it away to save for a special occasion. When I got my hands on a bottle of 2015’s Michter’s 20 ...

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Exciting Bourbon Releases For Fall 2015

Elijah Craig 23 Year Old

Five Big, Upcoming Bourbons Out This Autumn By Richard Thomas For American whiskey enthusiasts autumn is the most anticipated time of year, the season when all the expressions that elicit the most excitement come out. ‘Tis the season of Pappy Fever, when the elusive and neigh-unattainable (unless you are willing to pay four-figure prices) Pappy Van Winkle bourbons are released. ...

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Glenfiddich Excellence 26 Year Old Scotch Review

Glenfiddich 26 Year Old

By Richard Thomas Rating: A- Speyside’s Glenfiddich is one of the most storied names in single malt Scotch. When the whiskey industry in both Scotland and Ireland was in troubled times, Charles Gordon of William Grant & Sons took the bold step of revamping and ramping up Glenfiddich, effectively inventing the single malt category as we know it today. Consequently, ...

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