Highland Park Valkyrie Scotch Review

Highland Park Valkyrie

By Richard Thomas Rating: B Orkney-based distillery Highland Park rebranded their core range last year, and in doing so they fully embraced the Viking theme that had characterized their limited edition releases. Now everything is Norse at Highland Park, even if it doesn’t have a Norse name attached to it, because of the sexy bottling. One item that does have ...

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Stoll & Wolfe Pennsylvania Rye Whiskey Review

Stoll & Wolfe Rye

By Randall H. Borkus Rating: B- Arguably, Pennsylvania is the birthplace of American whiskey, as evidenced by what happened after The Whiskey Rebellion of 1791, which led to the migration of distillers to Kentucky to avoid Federal taxes. The boomtimes for American Whiskey has led to a revival of the Pennsylvania whiskey style, which disappeared completely some three decades ago. ...

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Uprising American Single Malt Whiskey Review

Uprising American Malt

By Richard Thomas Rating: B Rhode Island craft “brewstillery” (distillery + brewery) Sons of Liberty started by making American malts, and only then got into brewing. The connection is a simple one to make for anyone who understands how beer and whiskey are made, because at a certain stage malt whiskey is beer. Sons of Liberty developed a stout recipe, ...

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Sons of Liberty Uprising Stout Ale Review

Uprising Stout Ale

By Richard Thomas Rating: B Sons of Liberty Distillery is found in Rhode Island, and in 2016 they joined the growing ranks of the brewstilleries (brewery + distillery). This combination makes sense in that beer and whiskey share common production roots. If you can make one, you can make the other with a little extra equipment. Many craft distilleries have ...

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