Whiskey Reviews

Grant’s Sherry Cask Finish Scotch Whiskey Review

By Richard Thomas Rating: C+ Finishing scotch in old sherry casks is a fixture of scotch-making, and a variety of blended and single malt scotch whiskeys, such as the Balvenie’s Doublewood. Even so, Grant’s Sherry Cask Finish scotch is special in its own right, and for three reasons in particular. The scotch is the second of Grant’s Cask Edition whiskeys, ...

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Old Overholt Rye Whiskey Review

By S.D. Peters Rating: C As recently as 1995, there were only four American Rye whiskies on the market.  One of them, easily the most recognizable of the four, was Old Overholt Straight Rye Whiskey. The brand’s history is longer in years than most American states, and at times, storied.  Abraham Overholt (the face of Old Overholt today) began distilling ...

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Woodford Reserve Master’s Collection Maple Wood Finish Bourbon Whiskey Review

Woodford Reserve Maple Wood Finish Bourbon Whiskey

By Richard Thomas Rating: B+ Whenever I am in My Old Kentucky Home visiting the family, I always buy a bottle of bourbon (or two) to bring home with me, and I favor new and unfamiliar bourbons in particular. It was with the latter sentiment in mind that I bought the last bottle of Woodford Reserve’s Maple Wood Finish bourbon ...

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