Whiskey Reviews

Glenfarclas 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Review

Glenfarclas 12YO

By Kurt Maitland Rating: B Glenfarclas, “valley of the green grass,” is a Speyside whisky distillery in Ballindalloch, the same Ballindalloch that hosts one of the newest distilleries in Scotland. In contrast to the new outfit on the Ballindalloch estate, the Glenfarclas distillery was first granted a license in 1836. What is more, and in contrast to Scottish distilleries in ...

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Jameson Crested Irish Whiskey Review

Jameson Crested

By Richard Thomas Rating: B Even before the big brand and packaging relaunch in June, Jameson was already engaged in shaking up its lineup. The biggest early signpost was taking Crested Ten and turning it into Jameson Crested. As with Small Batch becoming Select Reserve “Black” and now Jameson Black Barrel, the classic Crested Ten evolved into Jameson Crested in ...

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Manatawny Keystone Whiskey Review

Manatawny Keystone Whiskey

By Randall H. Borkus Rating: C+ The city of Pottstown is nestled in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, home to important historical communities of the Revolution, the Civil War, and our nation’s industrialization. Also snuggled in this sleepy little city is a relatively new distillery, known as Manatawny Still Works. The Manatawny Still Works is located just off the Schuylkill River, which ...

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