Belgrove White Rye Whiskey Review

By Richard Thomas Rating: B- Like Canadians and Americans, Australians trace some of their roots back to the distilling nations of Scotland, Wales, and Ireland. The only real reason Australia lacked a well-established whiskey industry was because whiskey distillation was illegal until the 1990s, so the legalization of distillation prompted the founding of Australia’s first distilleries. Since then, the Australian ...

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Delilah’s Scotch Review

By Richard Thomas Rating: B- Compass Box is fond of its thematic limited releases, often putting the spotlight on some obscure bit of whiskey history. Delilah’s follows that rule, named for the punk rock bar in Chicago that carries 600 whiskeys from 15 different countries. Compass Box’s Delilah’s celebrates the Chicago bar’s 20th anniversary, and was developed by not just ...

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Wemyss Citrus Burst Single Cask Scotch Review (2013)

By Richard Thomas Rating: B- Most of the releases out of Wemyss Malts’ single cask line come from distilleries familiar to most single malt fans, and even some general whiskey fans, places such as Caol Ila. However, some come from lesser known institutions, such as is the case with Citrus Burst, coming as it does from the Speyside distillery Linkwood. ...

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