Other Whiskeys

Bernheim Wheat Whiskey Gets New Look

Whiskey Gains Instead of Loses Age Statement In today’s world of premium American and Scotch Whiskeys/ies, the trend is to remove age statements from existing labels, or release new labels with no age statement (or “NAS,” in whiskey parlance).  This reality is bemoaned in whiskey industry trade media, consumer magazines, and forums and blogs here and abroad. So it is ...

Read More »

Taiwanese Whisky Hits American Shores

By Richard Thomas Founded in 2005, Kavalan, the first whisky distillery built in Taiwan, caused quite a stir in the whisky circles when it beat traditional Scottish brands at a blind tasting held on Burns Night in 2010. Even noted whisky expert Jim Murray named one of Kavalan’s producs “Best New World Whisky” in his 2012 edition of The Whisky ...

Read More »

Early Times Whiskey Review

Early Times Kentucky Whisky

By Richard Thomas Rating: C- One side-effect of the Brown-Forman vs. Diageo clash in Tennessee was the focus it brought to super cheap whiskey brand Early Times. Diageo’s whiskey law proposal included a provision that would have allowed it to make used barrel whiskey and call it “Tennessee whiskey,” and the only product of note on the market that bears ...

Read More »

Dry Fly Port Finish Wheat Whiskey Review

Dry Fly 375ml Port Finish Wheat Whiskey

By Jake Emen Rating: B Dry Fly Distilling produces a wide line-up of whiskeys, spearheaded by its award-winning Washington Wheat Whiskey. They also offer a changing crop of specialty, small batch products as well, known as the Dry Fly Creel Collection. One of the latest examples was their Port Finish Wheat Whiskey, taking that highly regarded wheat whiskey off into ...

Read More »