Buffalo Trace White Dog Review Mash #1

Buffalo Trace White Dog #1

By Debbie Shocair Rating: A- I had never been a fan of white whiskeys, primarily because I hadn’t yet encountered one worth fandom. Leave it to the forces-that-be at Buffalo Trace to make one that is more than worthy. I have long enjoyed most creations from Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort, Kentucky, but, even so, this one was a lovely ...

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Highland Park ICE Scotch Review

Highland Park ICE 17 YO single malt

By Richard Thomas Rating: A- Highland Park’s Valhalla Collection, a line of celebrated-if-pricey single malts celebrating the Viking heritage of the distillery’s Okrney homeplace, proved quite the splash. This year Highland Park is following that success up with a “Fire and Ice” (or Surtur and Ymir, take your pick Thor fans) themed pairing of limited (but large) releases, starting with ICE. ICE ...

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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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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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