Whiskey Reviews

Grangestone 12 Year Old Highland Single Malt Scotch Review

Grangestone Highland 12YO Single Malt

By Father John Rayls Rating: A- Grangestone Highland 12 Year Old Single Malt Whisky is produced by an independent bottler, reportedly by retailer Total Wine via their in-house operation, Spirits Direct. They certainly do love to push this particular purchase when you happen to ask about it. The sourcing, as is often the case with these things, is a mystery. The ...

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Dad’s Hat Bottled In Bond Rye Whiskey Review

Dad's Hat Bottled in Bond Rye

By Richard Thomas Rating: B Because Dad’s Hat is so firmly wedded to the ultra spicy Pennsylvania style of rye whiskey (rye and malted rye, but no corn), watching their development has been a boozy journey as interesting as it is tasty. As time has passed, this small distillery outside Philadelphia has steadily raised its maturation bar. First they released ...

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Timber Creek Florida Bourbon Review

Timber Creek Florida Bourobn

By Elizabeth Emmons Rating: B+ Timber Creek was founded in May 2014, and sits near Destin, FL, a pretty city along Florida’s Emerald Coast, by Aaron Barnes and Camden Ford. Barnes and Ford were neighbors who bonded over their love of beer and quality ingredients, and they set up shop in (1,400-acre) backyard of one of their parents’ property in ...

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