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Puni Nero Italian Whisky Review (2017)

Puni Nero

By Emma Briones Rating: C+ The first Italian whisky distillery, Puni, has launched their second edition of their limited edition expression, Puni Nero. This new version has a lower alcohol content and less cask maturation. Puni Nero Limited Edition 2017 has been matured for four years in Pinot Nero casks from Italian wineries in the South Tyrol. This region is ...

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Sweden’s Mackmyra Releases An Italian Wine-Finished Single Malt

Mackmyra’s latest seasonal release, Skördetid, is a malt whisky with a six months finish in Masi Costasera Amarone casks, which results in a whisky with sweet, vinous notes of grapes, raisins and a herbal spiciness. Skördetid, which is Swedish for “harvest time”, is the result of close collaboration between Mackmyra and the Italian wine producer Masi, and is available in ...

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Union Horse Comes Out With A Four Grain Whiskey

Union Horse Distilling announced last week the release of their Rolling Standard Midwestern Four Grain Whiskey. Rolling Standard is the first in the company’s “Distiller Series,” a collection of the experimentals. This first installment is made from locally-sourced barley, wheat, corn and rye and bottled at 92 proof (46% ABV). This release is in the wake of the Colonel E.H. ...

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Old Potrero Releasing A Rare 11 Year Old Single Barrel Hotaling

Old Potrero is introducing Hotaling’s 11 Year Old Whiskey, a single-barrel, pot-distilled 100% malted rye whiskey aged in once-used charred fine-grain American oak barrels that previously held Old Potrero Straight Rye Whiskey. Hotaling’s Whiskey, which varies from other Old Potrero whiskies in the barrel-aging, commemorates the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire, celebrates San Francisco’s remarkable rebirth, and the A.P. ...

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Bottom Shelf Whiskeys You Need To Try

Two Stars Bourbon

By Richard Thomas Although the world’s whisk(e)y boom has brought more choices than enthusiasts have ever had, the heightened demand has also led some prices to rise. It’s a fundamental market mechanism taught in macroeconomics: when supply and demand are out of balance, prices will change until the balance is restored. Thankfully, plenty of good, affordable whisk(e)ys are still out ...

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