Whiskey Reviews

McKenzie Rye Whiskey Review

By S.D. Peters Rating: B Referring to the small, independent distilleries cropping up in the wake of the high-end cocktail boom as “micro-distilleries” downplays the larger importance of these small distillers in the American Whiskey industry.  Worse, however, is calling them “boutique distilleries”.  True, the dedication of these distilleries to the art of distillation is highly specialized, and the rewards ...

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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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