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Dad’s Hat 3 Year Old Straight Rye

Dad's Hat Straight Rye

By Debbie Shocair Rating: A- After winning an award for Whisky Advocate’s Craft Whiskey of the Year 2015 as well as being named one of the Top 100 spirits, Dad’s Hat whiskey continues to deliver excellence in its new release of Dad’s Hat Pennsylvania Straight Rye Whiskey. Herman Mihalich, founder of Dad’s Hat, named the company in honor of his ...

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Barr an Uisce 1803 10 Year Old Single Malt Irish Whiskey Review

Barr an Uisce 10 Year Old

By Father John Rayls Rating: A- I enjoy a good Irish Whiskey as an interesting alternative to my normal bold bourbon tastes. With that in mind, I can tell you if you like Irish Whiskey, you’re going to enjoy the 1803 Single Malt. Barr an Uisce (“bar on ishka”) literally means “above the water.” The Irish monks, early pioneers in ...

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Michter’s 20 Year Old Single Barrel Bourbon Review (2015)

Michter's 20 Year Old Single Barrel Bourbon 2015

By Richard Thomas Rating: A For whisk(e)y enthusiasts who aren’t collectors-for-profit, acquiring a pricey and rare bottle usually produces one of two reactions: crack it open at the earliest opportunity, like a kid with his prized Christmas gift; or put it away to save for a special occasion. When I got my hands on a bottle of 2015’s Michter’s 20 ...

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Copperworks American Malt 001 Whiskey Review

Copperworks American Malt Whiskey

By Debbie Shocair Rating: A- There is a reason I’m so vocal in my excitement about American craft whiskey, and this expression from Copperworks Distilling Co. in Seattle exemplifies why. Their Release 001 began as a craft beer brewed from two varieties of pale malt before being twice distilled in traditional copper pot stills and growing up to be a ...

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