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Compass Box Phenomenology Scotch Review

Compass Box Phenomenology

By Emma Briones Rating: A Phenomenology is a school of thought that studies the perception of objects by the observer or, as others may say, the subjective experience. Fittingly, it is also the name of the latest expression from Compass Box. Compass Box Phenomenology is a blend of 5 whiskies. According to Compass Box, to produce Phenomenology they tried mix ...

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anCnoc Peatheart Scotch Review

anCnoc Peatheart

By Emma Briones Rating: A Despite (or perhaps because of) being situated on the Speyside limits and produces a Highland whisky, anCnoc doesn’t like to be labelled. Perhaps that is maybe why they have been launching some peated whiskies in the past years. Now they’ve gone a little bit further with their latest peated expression: anCnoc Peatheart. The Knockdhu Distillery, ...

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Entrapment 25 Year Old Canadian Whisky Review

Entrapment 25 Year Old

By Father John Rayls Rating: A- There are many opinions about Orphan Barrel whiskeys, ranging from love and devotion to cynicism and avoidance. For myself, having found several sourced whiskies that I thoroughly enjoy, I remain open-minded concerning the Diageo’s Orphan Barrel releases.  While I’m skeptical about the stories of suddenly rediscovering barrels that are 12 to 25 years old ...

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Compass Box No Name Scotch Review

Compass Box No Name Whisky

By Emma Briones Rating: A Launched alongside another new blend, Compass Box Phenomenology, Compass Box No Name is the peatiest whisky from the independent Scotch blender to date. Both are designed to challenge a drinker’s “thinking about how a whisky is experienced and understood,” by focusing on the sensory experiences that both whiskies bring to the table. But why launch ...

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Tipperary Watershed Irish Single Malt Whiskey Review

Tipperary Watershed Irish Whiskey

By Father John Rayls Rating: A- Tipperary Boutique Selection Watershed Single Malt Irish Whiskey is, for now, a sourced and limited release whiskey. Each batch is taken from six first-fill Bourbon barrels and bottled at 94 proof (47% ABV), personally supervised by Stuart Nickerson, the Malt Master. The water used to cut the whiskey is taken from the Ballindoney Farm ...

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