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Rabbit Hole Rye Whiskey Review

Rabbit Hole Rye

By Richard Thomas Rating: B- With Kentucky bourbon tourism booming, Louisville is becoming one of the country’s leading hotbeds of urban distilling. The latest entry is Rabbit Hole Distilling, founded in 2012 and who broke ground on their distillery in October 2016. Rabbit Hole is the project of Dr. Kaveh Zamanian, MD, a psychologist out of Chicago. His whiskey guy, ...

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Teeling 24 Year Old Single Malt Irish Whiskey Review

Teeling 24 Year Old Single Malt

By Richard Thomas Rating: A Starting with it’s initial release of the Teeling Small Batch, an Irish blend, Teeling Whiskey Company has developed a line of premium, regular releases that includes a highly regarded single grain, a single malt, and a poitin. However, the Dublin-based distiller and bottler has also made a major stake in the very aged, super premium ...

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Widow Jane 10 Year Old Single Barrel Bourbon Review

Widow Jane 10 Year Old Single Barrel Bourbon

By Randall Borkus Rating: B+ Widow Jane Distillery is a distiller and bottler out of Red Hook, Brooklyn, and owned by Cacao Prieto, the maker of “beans-to-bar” fresh chocolates. In turn, Cacao Prieto was founded by Daniel Prieto Preston, an inventor and aerospace engineer whose family heritage goes back 100 years of farming organic cacao in the Dominican Republic.  Their  expressions ...

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Cody Road Four Year Old Single Barrel Bourbon Review

Cody Road 4 Year Old Single Barrel

By Richard Thomas Rating: B When an outfit like Iowa’s Mississippi River Distilling Co. (MRDC) announces they are releasing a whiskey that approaches big industry standards for aging, it automatically sparks more than just my interest. MRDC is not just one of the major craft distilleries in Iowa, but also in the Mid-Western region, one of the “Four Kings” of ...

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Sneak Peek: Barrell Bourbon New Years Batch 2017 Review

Barrell Bourbon New Year 2017 Batch

By Richard Thomas Rating: B+ To mark the start of 2017 (or perhaps celebrate the end of 2016, which has been an abysmal year in so many ways), Barrell Bourbon has released a new style of product to its line up: a blend drawing from three separate distilleries. Heretofore, Barrell Bourbon has offered sourced, cask strength bourbon, but always coming ...

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