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McKenzie Bourbon Review

McKenzie Bourbon Whiskey

By Richard Thomas Rating: C+ McKenzie Bourbon Whiskey is a prime example of the spirit of experimentation sweeping American whiskey these days. Made by Finger Lakes Distillery, a small operator nestled into the wine country of upstate New York, McKenzie Bourbon (along with McKenzie Rye) incorporates the two big trends that are changing the face of whiskey-making in the United ...

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Jack Daniels Single Barrel Whiskey Review

By Richard Thomas Rating: C+ Thanks in large part to it’s use of the maple charcoal-filtering Lincoln County Process, Tennessee whiskey enjoys a flavor profile all its own. This extra step is all that separates Tennessee whiskey from Kentucky bourbon (well, all excepting a little Volunteer State pride over their homebrew), but it’s a big step. The single barrel idea, ...

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DYC Pure Malt Whiskey Review

By Richard Thomas Rating: C+ The green label of Spain’s DYC Pure Malt represents the distillery’s only in-production single malt whiskey. Any malt whiskey coming out of DYC these days would be a single malt, because while the company owns two different plants in Segovia, the Valverde del Majano facility produces only grain whiskey. Remember that the definition of “single ...

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