Scotch Whisky

Dalwhinnie Distiller’s Edition Scotch Review (2014)

Dalwhinnie Distiller's Edition 2015

By Elizabeth Emmons Rating: B+ Dalwhinnie is one of those overlooked distilleries that, in the world of Scotch Whisky, one rarely hears much about. It generates little to no buzz, there are few special releases, and independent bottlings are virtually nonexistent, though there are a few floating around from the 60s and 70s on auction sites. Diageo does not seem ...

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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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Benromach Releases A 1970s Era Whisky

The Benromach Distillery Company Ltd has announced the release of an exceptional single cask vintage. Only 225 bottles of Benromach 1977 will be available worldwide. The release of this product builds on the success of previous vintage releases from the 1970’s. Quietly maturing for 39 years in a single Refill American Hogshead, Benromach 1977 (ABV 56.0%) is a deliciously smooth ...

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Compass Box Is Coming Out With Two New Whiskies

Noted independent bottler and blender Compass Box is releasing a pair of new whiskies: Phenomenology – There’s No Right or Wrong Phenomenology is a school of thought in psychology that focuses on phenomena, or, the experiences that we get from our senses–what we see, taste, smell, etc. It is a way of thinking about ourselves and the very personal, subjective ...

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