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Kilchoman Sanaig Scotch Review

Kilchoman Sanaig

By Father John Rayls Rating: B Kilchoman Sanaig is named after a rocky inlet northwest of the Islay distillery. According to the distillery manager, John MacLellan, “Sanaig is a bold marriage of sherry and bourbon cask maturation. It is both a continuation of the classic Kilchoman style people know and love as well as a development fans of Kilchoman have ...

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Ohishi Sherry Cask Japanese Whisky Review

Ohishi Sherry Cask Whisky

By Richard Thomas Rating: B- Japanese Whisky burst into the global drinks scene only a few years ago, carried there on the backs of that country’s two major distillers, Nikka and Suntory. Since then, high demand has carried Japan’s smaller, lesser known distilleries to the forefront as well, and with what was a little known fact: not every Japanese Whisky ...

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Bedtime Bourbon Review

Bedtime Bourbon

By Randall H. Borkus Rating: B The Louisville Bourbon Transit Company, Inc. is one of the newest and smallest bottlers, or non-distilling producers (NDP), of bourbon in Kentucky, and was founded by three passionate bourbon loving Kentuckians, Scott Richer, Carla Jacob and Joel Jake. Carla, Joel and Scott have been friends for over 15 years, and Scott shared with me ...

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2bar Straight Bourbon Review

2Bar Straight Bourbon

By Debbie Shocair Rating: B+ Once again, my foray into America’s small distillers was rewarded with a delightful expression of amber gold that proved easy to write about. Dangling participle and all. 2bar Spirits is a Pacific Northwest distiller, but the story begins with a family whose 2bar Ranch in South Texas. Nathan Kaiser drew on that background for inspiration, ...

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