Whiskey Reviews

DYC Spanish Whiskey Review

By Richard Thomas Rating: D+ After looking at the title of this review, some readers may be thinking “DYC? Spanish whiskey? What?”, and I can’t really blame them. Although it is now owned by Jim Beam and is at the part of their big market expansion push in India, most whiskey lovers remain unaware that they even make whiskey in ...

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Jim Beam Original Bourbon Review

By Richard Thomas Rating: C Jim Beam Straight Bourbon Whiskey needs little introduction, as it is one of the best-selling whiskeys in the world and an iconic label. Most casual whiskey-lovers are only dimly familiar with the Beam family, however, despite their place in the history of bourbon. The story begins as so many Kentucky stories do, with the immigration ...

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Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey Review

By Richard Thomas Rating: C+ Originally a pot still whiskey, Tullamore Dew traces its origins to 1829 and the namesake Irish Midlands town of Tullamore. It was only when Daniel E. Williams took over the business in the late 19th Century that the distillery took off, and “Dew” is drawn from Williams’ initials. Tullamore Dew suffered as whiskey-makers everywhere suffered ...

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