Other Whiskeys

Israel’s First Single Malt Ready To Go

By Richard Thomas Israel’s first whisky distillery, Milk & Honey, is poised to release their first batch of single malt whisky, which would also be the first Israeli single malt ever. The distillery announced on May 20 that they had bottled the first cask from their experimental series, which yielded 391 bottles. Those bottles are slated for sale later in ...

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Ballotin Original Chocolate Whiskey Review

Ballotin Original Chocolate Whiskey

By Debbie Shocair Rating: B- When I wrote this it was the season for Easter candy, endless varieties of chocolate eggs, and…. chocolate whiskey. Easter is gone now, but the lingering pleasure of seasonal chocolates lives on for some weeks in our cupboards, and Ballotin Original Chocolate flavored whiskey is a fine and tasty grown-up accoutrement to your spring stash ...

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Sweden’s Mackmyra Launches 10 Year Old Single Malt

Mackmyra, the pioneering Swedish whisky distillery, has launched Ten Years, their first single malt bearing an age statement released for general sale. It will be available in Sweden and selected export markets. Ten Years has been matured in ex-bourbon casks as well as new American oak casks that held Oloroso sherry for some months. The whisky is created from the ...

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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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