Grant’s Sherry Cask Finish Scotch Whiskey Review

By Richard Thomas Rating: C+ Finishing scotch in old sherry casks is a fixture of scotch-making, and a variety of blended and single malt scotch whiskeys, such as the Balvenie’s Doublewood. Even so, Grant’s Sherry Cask Finish scotch is special in its own right, and for three reasons in particular. The scotch is the second of Grant’s Cask Edition whiskeys, ...

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Old Overholt Rye Whiskey Review

Old Overholt

By S.D. Peters Rating: C As recently as 1995, there were only four American Rye whiskies on the market.  One of them, easily the most recognizable of the four, was Old Overholt Straight Rye Whiskey. The brand’s history is longer in years than most American states, and at times, storied.  Abraham Overholt (the face of Old Overholt today) began distilling ...

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Buffalo Trace Bourbon Whiskey Review

By Richard Thomas Rating: C+ Buffalo Trace Distillery is located in Franklin County, Kentucky, and the site has hosted whiskey-making since 1776. The oldest building on the grounds dates back to 1792, so by American standards, Buffalo Trace is a truly historic distillation site. Buffalo Trace is also a storied distillery. Once upon a time it went under the name ...

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