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New Zealand Whisky Co. High Wheeler Review

High Roller Whisky

By Richard Thomas Rating: B Whisky-making is a feature of the Anglophone world, forming a complete circle when Australia changed its laws in the 1990s and allowed whisky distillation. Across a deceptively vast expanse of ocean in New Zealand, however, they had been up to it off and on since the 1860s. Ironically, the last distillery in New Zealand, Willowbank, ...

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Dalwhinnie Distiller’s Edition Scotch Review (2014)

Dalwhinnie Distiller's Edition 2015

By Elizabeth Emmons Rating: B+ Dalwhinnie is one of those overlooked distilleries that, in the world of Scotch Whisky, one rarely hears much about. It generates little to no buzz, there are few special releases, and independent bottlings are virtually nonexistent, though there are a few floating around from the 60s and 70s on auction sites. Diageo does not seem ...

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Two Stars Kentucky Bourbon Review

Two Stars Bourbon

By Father John Rayls Rating: B Two Stars Kentucky Straight Bourbon seems like an unfortunate name, what with it’s two out of five, mediocre connotation. However, has nothing to do with a star-rating and is instead named after the flag of Louisville, Kentucky. If that doesn’t persuade you, know that it was made at Sazerac’s other Kentucky distillery, Barton 1792. ...

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