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Teeling Single Grain Whiskey Review

Teeling Single Grain Whiskey

Updated March 14, 2016 By Richard Thomas Average Rating: B+ Among whiskey-lovers in the British Isles, the words “grain whisky” often have a dirty connotation. This is because many view grain whiskey as the unwanted cheap stuff used to dilute more desirable malt whiskey. While some grain whiskey is indeed cheap, inferior stuff, so is some malt whiskey, and technically ...

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Yellow Rose Double Barrel Bourbon Review

Yellow Rose Double Barrel Bourbon

By Jake Emen Rating: B+ Yellow Rose Distilling in Houston, Texas has been in the micro-distilling scene since 2010. The distillery is named for the story of Emily West, or Emily Morgan, who became known as the legendary Yellow Rose. Legend has it that she seduced Mexican President/General Santa Anna, helping Texan General Sam Houston storm right on through Mexican ...

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Wemyss Tarte Au Citron Single Cask Scotch Review

By Richard Thomas Rating: B+ October has brought not just autumn, but the largest Wemyss single cask release yet, with a full dozen limited expressions on offer. With so many scotches, Wemyss has managed to cover five separate regions this time around (Islay, Speyside, Highlands, Lowlands and Campbeltown), and I’m sure the people at Wemyss Malts were challenged to come ...

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Thomas H. Handy Sazerac Rye Whiskey Review (2013)

By Richard Thomas Rating: B+ This particular part of the Buffalo Trace Antique Collection is named for the proprietor of the Sazerac House in New Orleans, the place where the Sazerac Cocktail was “Americanized” by the replacement of the cognac with rye whiskey. It is one of two ryes in the Antique Collection, which after Pappy Van Winkle is arguably ...

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Firefly White Lightning Moonshine Review

By S.D. Peters Rating: B- Firefly White Lightning Moonshine is crafted by the Firefly Distillery on Wadmalaw Island, SC, and, other than the professional label on the jar, has the look and feel of the sort of a illicit moonshine you might expect from a small, out-of-the-way place– which is to say it looks like moonshine, and comes in a ...

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