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Teeling Single Barrel Carcavelos Finish Irish Whiskey Review

Teeling Single Barrel Malt Whiskey

By Kurt Maitland Rating: B The Teeling family has a long history in Irish Whiskey. Walter Teeling was the first to get into the Dublin whiskey business, by starting a distillery in 1782. The Cooley Distillery (home of Kilbeggan, Greenore, Connemara, the Tyrconnell, and 2 Gingers) was founded by John Teeling in 1987, when he converted an old potato alcohol ...

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Sneak Peek: Barrell Bourbon Batch 008 Bourbon Review

Barrell Bourbon Batch 008

By Richard Thomas Rating: B+ One of the newest rituals among diehard bourbon enthusiasts is waiting for the next batch from independent bottler Barrell Bourbon. First comes word of what the batch will be—mashbill, proof, aging, etc.—followed by the actual product appearing on store and bar shelves, there to be tried out. Barrell Bourbon has become so popular in a ...

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Glenfarclas 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Review

Glenfarclas 12YO

By Kurt Maitland Rating: B Glenfarclas, “valley of the green grass,” is a Speyside whisky distillery in Ballindalloch, the same Ballindalloch that hosts one of the newest distilleries in Scotland. In contrast to the new outfit on the Ballindalloch estate, the Glenfarclas distillery was first granted a license in 1836. What is more, and in contrast to Scottish distilleries in ...

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Jameson Crested Irish Whiskey Review

Jameson Crested

By Richard Thomas Rating: B Even before the big brand and packaging relaunch in June, Jameson was already engaged in shaking up its lineup. The biggest early signpost was taking Crested Ten and turning it into Jameson Crested. As with Small Batch becoming Select Reserve “Black” and now Jameson Black Barrel, the classic Crested Ten evolved into Jameson Crested in ...

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