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Woodford Reserve Master’s Collection Brandy Cask Finish Whiskey Review

Woodford Reserve Brandy Cask Finish

By Richard Thomas Rating: A- It’s no easy task to keep track of everything that comes out in the jam packed, exciting Autumn release season of American Whiskey, the period when most of the highly prized annual limited editions and much else besides come out. Even so, Woodford Reserve Master’s Collection is one of those lines that should get more ...

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Gordon & MacPhail Caol Ila 2005 Scotch Review

Gordon & MacPhail Caol Ila Cask Strength 2005

By Richard Thomas Rating: A- I’ve been writing quite a bit lately about people who don’t like peated whisky and how smoke doesn’t pair well with this and that, which upon reflection is an odd coincidence, because I am actually rather fond of a smoky dram. One of those distilleries favored by peat-lovers is Islay’s Caol Ila, a key institution ...

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Amrut Fusion Single Malt Indian Whisky Review

Amrut Fusion Indian Whisky

By Debbie Shocair Rating: A- After my first surprising and very pleasant foray into Amrut’s expressions, I was looking forward to something special in the Amrut Fusion Single Malt. Certainly I am aware of all the wonderful things said about it elsewhere, but much like movie reviews, I only take such comments as whispers. I prefer to find out for ...

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WhistlePig Boss Hog “The Independent” Rye Whiskey Review

WhistlePig Boss Hog 2016 "The Independent"

By Richard Thomas Rating: A- WhistlePig’s Boss Hog has become another of annual limited edition series, and representing as it does aged cask strength rye whiskey, it should be a new fixture on any bottle hunter’s list of things to think about acquiring. This is especially so because compared to say, Thomas H. Handy Rye, it’s not as famous and ...

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