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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Redbreast Single Cask 1999 Irish Whiskey Review

Redbreast Single Cask 1999

By Richard Thomas Rating: A- On the premium end of spectrum, it’s single pot still whiskey that leads the surging revival of Irish whiskey, with Redbreast standing as the major brand. So, it was with great interest among devotees of pot still whiskey, or whiskey made from a mixed mash of malted and unmalted barley in (you guessed it) pot ...

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Gordon & MacPhail Rare Vintage Smith’s Glenlivet 1974 Scotch Review

Gordon & MacPhail 1974 Glenlivet

By Richard Thomas Rating: A Founded in 1895, Gordon & MacPhail have been making their mark as an independent bottler of Scotch whiskies from their shop in Elgin, nestled in the midst of Speyside, for over 120 years. In recent years, they have made quite a splash by releasing 70 Year Old bottlings of The Glenlivet and Mortlach, whiskies distilled ...

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