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Bluebird Distilling Rye Whiskey Review

Bluebird Distilling Rye Whiskey

By Richard Thomas Rating: B Bluebird Distilling is found in Phoenixville, Pennsylvanis, due northwest of Valley Forge National Historic Park. The founder, Jared Adkins, has a story familiar to anyone who knows the people who start craft breweries and distilleries: he ditched his white collar job to start his own booze-making business. Their Rye whiskey isn’t quite in the Pennsylvania ...

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Kavalan PX Sherry Cask Strength Taiwanese Whisky Review

Kavalan PX Single Cask, Cask Strength

By Richard Thomas Rating: A- Anyone familiar with my body of work knows that I am a booster of the spread of whisky-making around the world, and in tandem I have developed a strong interest in the issue of non-traditional climate and maturation. When Sweden and Australia get laurels, I’m thrilled. When lesser known places in Argentina and Israel get ...

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Penna Dutch Malt Whiskey

Penna Dutch Malt Whiskey

By Debbie Shocair Rating: B+ Craft distilling is making its mark on our American spirits heritage, and New Liberty Distillers in Pennsylvania is a case in point. Their building, which houses not only the distillery, but also the rick house, once served as a horse stable. Much of the architecture, including the stables, has been preserved in the distillery’s design. ...

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