Tag Archives: Limited Edition

Isle Of Arran Bottles Anniversary Single Malt

To celebrate the end of the 21st Anniversary celebrations at Lochranza, the Isle of Arran Distillery has released a limited edition anniversary bottling. Master distiller, James MacTaggart, handpicked a selection of ex-sherry hogsheads from the first three years of production at the distillery to create a complex spirit which epitomises the iconic flavours that have carried ‘The Arran Waters’ around ...

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Gordon & MacPhail Caol Ila 2005 Scotch Review

Gordon & MacPhail Caol Ila Cask Strength 2005

By Richard Thomas Rating: A- I’ve been writing quite a bit lately about people who don’t like peated whisky and how smoke doesn’t pair well with this and that, which upon reflection is an odd coincidence, because I am actually rather fond of a smoky dram. One of those distilleries favored by peat-lovers is Islay’s Caol Ila, a key institution ...

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Iowa’s Mississippi River Set To Release Oldest Bourbon Yet

By Richard Thomas A handful of the “middle wave” of American craft distilleries have been around long enough that they are now releasing small batches of four year old, Bottled-in-Bond whiskeys. Just this season, Dad’s Hat and Wigle in Pennsylvania both released Bottled-in-Bond ryes. While it’s not actually a Bottled-in-Bond, Mississippi River Distilling Company (MRDC) in Iowa is celebrating it’s ...

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Whoop & Holler 28 Year Old American Whiskey Review

Whoop & Holler

By Richard Thomas Rating: B When Diageo announced Whoop & Holler was being added to its Orphan Barrel line, it instantly grabbed my attention. Reading the stats of who made it, where it was made and aged, the mashbill used, and the application of the Lincoln County Process revealed the whiskey to be a George Dickel of an amazing 28 ...

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