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Finger Lakes White Pike Whiskey

By S.D. Peters Rating: B Finger Lakes Distillery, in scenic upstate New York, has established quite a range of products – more than we’ve seen for other micro-distillers.  Of their 14 spirit line, six are whiskeys.  The Whiskey Reviewer had the opportunity to try their McKenzie Rye Whiskey and McKenzie Bourbon Whiskey, and these reveal that Finger Lakes’ Master Distiller ...

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Pearse Lyons Reserve Whiskey Review

By Richard Thomas Rating: B When animal feed giant Alltech decided to expand from brewing beer into distilling whiskey, they not only brought distilling to Lexington, Kentucky after half a century, but they also brought malt whiskey back to Lexington distilling. The distilling industry in the Heart of the Bluegrass once had a distinctly Irish flare to it, so bourbon ...

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FEW White Whiskey Review

By S.D. Peters Rating: B I previously tried FEW Rye Whiskey for The Whiskey Reviewer, and rather enjoyed it.  As mentioned in that review, I also took a certain vicarious pleasure in FEW Distillery proprietor Paul Hletko’s choice for the name: Frances Elizabeth Willard, the famous (or, from our perspective, infamous) leader of the Women’s Temperance Union in Evanston, Illinois, ...

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Rock Hill Farms Single Barrel Bourbon Review

By Kurt Maitland Rating: B+ Rock Hill Farms Single Barrel is another of Buffalo Trace’s distinctive offerings and joins Blanton’s, Eagle Rare, and my beloved Pappy Van Winkle as yet another of that distillery’s varied releases to seek out at your local whiskey bar or liquor store. The Bourbon Rock Hill Farms Single Barrel comes in a bottle that looks ...

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