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Sazerac 18 Year Old Rye Whiskey Review (2016)

Sazerac 18 Year Old Rye Whiskey

By Kurt Maitland Average Rating: C+ The release of Buffalo Trace’s Antique Collection (BTAC for short) is one of the highlights of the whiskey calendar, up there with Diageo’s annual Special Release, Parker’s Heritage hitting the shelf, and, of course, the mad rush for Pappy’s. Here we look at this year’s Sazerac 18-Year-Old, and this time it’s something new to ...

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Deanston Virgin Oak Scotch Review

Deanston Virgin Oak

By Kurt Maitland Rating: C+ Deanston Distillery is a located on the banks of the River Teith, eight miles from the historic town of Stirling (yes, that Stirling from Braveheart), and is the largest of the distilleries owned by South Africa’s Distell Group via Burn Stewart, whose properties also include Islay’s Bunnahabhain Distillery and Tobermory Distillery on the Isle of ...

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Jameson Distiller’s Safe Irish Whiskey Review

Jameson Distiller's Safe

By Richard Thomas Rating: C+ At the core of the Jameson Irish Whiskey brand reorganization was the introduction of The Whiskey Makers series. Some old expressions were repackaged into Black Barrel and Crested, Signature Reserve was brought into wider distribution, and the travel retail Deconstructed series was introduced. Yet all of these steps were comparatively modest or had taken place ...

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