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Dad’s Hat Bottled In Bond Rye Whiskey Review

Dad's Hat Bottled in Bond Rye

By Richard Thomas Rating: B Because Dad’s Hat is so firmly wedded to the ultra spicy Pennsylvania style of rye whiskey (rye and malted rye, but no corn), watching their development has been a boozy journey as interesting as it is tasty. As time has passed, this small distillery outside Philadelphia has steadily raised its maturation bar. First they released ...

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Cody Road Four Year Old Single Barrel Bourbon Review

Cody Road 4 Year Old Single Barrel

By Richard Thomas Rating: B When an outfit like Iowa’s Mississippi River Distilling Co. (MRDC) announces they are releasing a whiskey that approaches big industry standards for aging, it automatically sparks more than just my interest. MRDC is not just one of the major craft distilleries in Iowa, but also in the Mid-Western region, one of the “Four Kings” of ...

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Highland Park FIRE 15 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Review

Highland Park Fire 15 Year Old

By Richard Thomas Rating: A For the last few years, I have thought Highland Park is the natural pairing choice for settling in for a new episode of Vikings. No, the Vikings never drank whisky, but the Orkney-based distillery loves to tie in on the Viking heritage of their island home in the extreme north of Scotland with Norse-themed releases. ...

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Sneak Peek: Barrell Bourbon New Years Batch 2017 Review

Barrell Bourbon New Year 2017 Batch

By Richard Thomas Rating: B+ To mark the start of 2017 (or perhaps celebrate the end of 2016, which has been an abysmal year in so many ways), Barrell Bourbon has released a new style of product to its line up: a blend drawing from three separate distilleries. Heretofore, Barrell Bourbon has offered sourced, cask strength bourbon, but always coming ...

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