Other Whiskeys

Widow Jane Rye Mash, Oak & Applewood-Aged Whiskey Review

Widow Jane Rye Mash Oak & Applewood Whiskey

By Randall H. Borkus Rating: B- Widow Jane Distillery is the specialty distillery out of Red Book, Brooklyn, owned by chocolate-makers Cacao Prieto.  Cacao Prieto, in turn, was founded by Daniel Prieto Preston, an inventor and aerospace engineer, whose family heritage goes back 100 years of farming organic cacao in the Dominican Republic. Their spirit expressions are largely not distilled ...

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Sweden’s The Box Releases A New Peat Bomb

The Second Step 03 is Box Distillery’s final step in the much talked about Second Step Collection series. A triptych, trio, that has showcased Box Distillery’s character, what the northern Swedish climate, careful cask choices and passionate craft can achieve with a young whisky. The Second Step 03 is released as a web release via the Swedish alcohol monopoly, Systembolaget, ...

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The World’s Eight Most Underrated Whiskies

Teeling Single Grain Whiskey

By Richard Thomas Some may be surprised to learn that although whisky-making has been spreading around the globe in recent years, the industry had already long extended beyond the “Big Five” nations of Scotland, the United States, Ireland, Canada and Japan. Even if you discount the ersatz Indian whisky industry on technical grounds, the French and Germans have had whisky ...

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