Whiskey Reviews

Jameson Select Reserve Small Batch Irish Whiskey

Jameson Select Reserve Small Batch Whiskey

Updated July 24, 2016 By Richard Thomas Rating:B+ “Small batch” is an ill-defined category in whiskey, and the best way to think of the definition is to apply it literally: said whiskey is made in small batches. Heretofore, the term was used exclusively in America and applied to bourbon and rye, but now Ireland’s Jameson Distillery is getting in on ...

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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

Old Overholt

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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