Whiskey Reviews

Masterson’s 10 Year Old Rye Whiskey Review

By S.D. Peters Rating: A+ A lifelong East Coaster in the U.S., I’m not well-versed in the history of America’s “Wild West”… unless we’re talking about the pot stilling wilderness of, say, Western Pennsylvania and the Kentucky Territory in the late 17oo’s… or Sergio Leone’s cinematic deconstructions of the 1960s, which rather stripped the heroic veneer from the traditional Western ...

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The Famous Grouse Scotch Whiskey Review

By Richard Thomas Rating: C+ Like so many other blended scotches, the Famous Grouse starts with a 19th Century Scottish grocer, in this case one Matthew Gloag of Perth. Like many Scottish grocers, Gloag started a family business that included making blended scotch whiskeys, which grew into the Grouse Blend under Matthew’s namesake and grandson in 1896. This was later ...

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