Blanton’s Bourbon Whiskey Review

By Richard Thomas Average Rating: A- Updated November 20, 2014 Blanton’s Single Barrel Bourbon has the looks to go with an original whiskey classic, and as the first modern single barrel bourbon it is definitely that. The ornate spherical bottle and trophy-like race horse stopper are so eye-catching that some are drawn to Blanton’s bourbon for the packaging alone, and ...

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Wemyss Velvet Fig Scotch Review

Wemyss Velvet Fig vatted malt whisky

By Richard Thomas Rating: A- Although the crafty blender-bottlers at Wemyss Malts have put out a couple of blended scotch expressions during the last couple of years, these were under the Lord Elcho band. Under their own direct name, Wemyss has only released vatted malts like The Hive or The Peat Chimney. That reflects the company name. They are Wemyss ...

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Angel’s Envy Cask Strength Bourbon Review (2014)

Angel's Envy Cask Strength

By Richard Thomas Rating: A- When Angel’s Envy released its first cask strength whiskey in 2012, it proved enormously popular in bourbon circles. As for myself, I liked it so much I actively campaigned for the company to make more of the stuff. The Louisville-based company didn’t commit to putting their Cask Strength into regular production, but they did start ...

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