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Bird Dog Peach Flavored Whiskey Review

Bird Dog Peach Flavored Whiskey

By Richard Thomas Rating: C Just like vodka before it, whiskey is experiencing a boomtime-driven expansion into the area of flavored liquor. These days it seems every big distillery is either getting into secondary maturation, or barrel finishing, or producing flavored whiskey. Honey whiskey has been getting much of the attention lately, both in the U.S. and the U.K., but ...

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Full Sail Bourbon Barrel Imperial Stout Review (2013)

Full Sail bourbon barrel stout

By Richard Thomas Rating: A- It’s a good time to be drinking in America, with decades-long interest in craft beers, fine wines, and good spirits spurring small, high-end producers across the country. The days when your choices were “Mass Market Product A,” “Mass Market Product B,” and “Subpar Product #1” are long gone. One way in which these parallel developments ...

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Kentucky Gentleman Bourbon Review

By Richard Thomas Rating: F Few entries into the whiskey market have ever been as misnamed as Kentucky Gentleman. Certainly Imperial whiskey is anything but, yet the concept of empire is a vague one, meaning different things to different people. The phrase “Kentucky Gentleman” implies a certain Southern genteelness, and frankly, no one possessed with such grace and class would ...

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Famous Grouse Chocolate Bar Review

By Richard Thomas Rating: C+ When I picked up my Jack Daniels chocolate bar, I also acquired the Famous Grouse bar by the same company: Goldkenn of Switzerland. Naturally, this Scotch bar follows the same logic as the Tennessee whiskey bar: a whiskey-syrup locked up in chocolate capsules, with a crunchy chocolate candy on the inside to lock up the ...

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