Whiskey Reviews

Grant’s Ale Cask Finish Scotch Whiskey Review

By Richard Thomas Rating: B Grant’s Ale Cask Finish Scotch is a one of a kind whiskey, turning a well-established relationship between whiskey and beer on its head. Craft beers and microbrews (usually bourbon ales and stouts) have been aged in old whiskey casks for many years, although the idea only became popular during the last decade. Yet Grant’s Ale ...

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Johnnie Walker Black Label Blended Scotch Whiskey Review

By Richard Thomas Rating: C- Johnnie Walker is one of the most recognizable labels in scotch whiskey, as it is distributed to virtually every country in the world (including quite a few Islamic ones as well), so it needs no introduction. Johnnie Walker Black Label, however, might need a little further explanation. Walker’s Black Label is one of the more ...

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Knockando 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whiskey Review

By Richard Thomas Rating: B- Named for its host town in Moray, Knockando means “Little Black Hill.” The distillery was build there in 1898, and while that is not a particularly aged date for a scotch distillery, it does mean that Knockando’s distillery was built at just the right time to become the first distillery in Scotland with electric lighting. ...

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