French Whisky

Brenne Whisky Releases 10 Year Old Expression

Brenne Whisky introduced Brenne Ten in the U.S. today a 10 year old whisky, billed as “expertly crafted ‘seed-to-spirit’ from organic malted barley and naturally pure water in the Cognac region of France.” This limited bottling of only 290 cases for 2015 is the marriage of four casks, hand-selected for their distinctive complexity and balance by the brand’s founder, Allison ...

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G. Rozelieures Rare Collection Whisky Review

G. Rozelieures

By Diana Kaoru Cheang Rating: D+ When I received the package from the Maison de la Mirabelle, a distillery of the Grallet-Dupic family, the box seemed heavier than normal. The unwrapping itself was filled with excitement, as the generously proportioned bottles were packaged in production state, beautifully presented in paper jacket, flaunting an eye-appealing apothecary bottle the length of my ...

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Part II: Q&A with Allison Patel

By Richard Thomas In this second part of our interview with the multi-tasking Allison Patel, The Whiskey Reviewer covers her French single malt Brenne, and her own personal tastes in whiskey. ~Return to Part I of this interview~ RT: Speaking of Brenne, you’ve had it up and running in the States for several months. How’s it doing? AP: It’s going ...

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Warenghem Armorik Double Maturation Whiskey Review

By Richard Thomas Rating: B+ Part of having a whiskey tradition is having a region or regions where the bulk of whiskey-making takes place. Britain might have English and Welsh whiskey, but Scotland is where it’s at. Whiskey making the United States has spread to almost all of the 50 states in recent times, but Kentucky and Tennessee are still ...

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