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Penderyn Madeira Finish Single Malt Whiskey Review

By Richard Thomas Rating: B If the idea of Welsh whiskey leaves you scratching your head, it shouldn’t. Just because you’ve never heard of it doesn’t mean it fails to make sense. Perhaps it is half-forgotten because the Welsh were the first of the Celtic nations of the British Isles to be subjugated by those pesky English (during the reign ...

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Woodford Reserve Double Oaked Bourbon Whiskey Review

Woodford Reserve Double Oaked Bourbon

By Richard Thomas Rating: B+ The release of Woodford Reserve’s Double Oaked was arguably the most hotly awaited event in bourbon whiskey for the last several years. While Woodford Reserve has released some limited editions in the past, until now Woodford’s popular small batch remained the sole regular product in distillery’s line. In fact, Labrot and Graham was for some ...

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Jameson Irish Whiskey Review

Jameson Irish Whiskey

Updated February 16, 2015 By S.D. Peters Rating: B- The basics are well-known to the drinking public: Irish whiskey is Scotch’s annoying first cousin or it’s hip paternal uncle, and Jameson is the patriarch of Irish whiskey.  The rest, perhaps less-so: John Jameson was Scottish, not Irish, and since 1988 the Jameson brand has been owned by the French (Pernod ...

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