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Michter’s Toasted Barrel Finish Rye Review

Michter's Toasted Barrel Finish Rye

By Richard Thomas Rating: B+ Michter’s Barrel Strength Rye and their Toasted Barrel Finish Bourbon are among the popular favorites of the company. That high octane Rye of theirs has a cadre of ardent fans in the American Whiskey blogosphere in particular, while the Toasted Barrel Bourbon has brought out the best potential of the double new barrel Bourbon concept ...

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Wemyss Malts Vanilla Burst Scotch Review

Wemyss Vanilla Burst Blended Malt

By Emma Briones Rating: C+ The family run, independent bottler, Wemyss Malts, has recently released a new range of blended Scotch malt whiskies. The new range has been produced with the family’s private collection of maturing whisky casks. The range is called “Wemyss Family Collection” and will provide new expressions every year, focusing on casks that show the perfect balance ...

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West Cork 12 Year Old Sherry Cask Finish Irish Whiskey Review

West Cork 12 Year Old Irish Single Malt

By Randall H. Borkus Rating: B+ West Cork Distillery was founded in 2003 by three lifelong friends; Denis McCarthy, Ger McCarthy and John O’Connell in Union Hall, West Cork, Ireland. Ger and Denis McCarthy had long histories as deep sea trawler men and O’Connell was a scientist focusing on research and development for the food and beverage industries. Inspired by ...

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Timber Creek Florida Reserve Bourbon Review

Timber Creek Reserve Florida Bourbon

By Elizabeth Emmons Rating: B+ Timber Creek was founded in 2014 near Destin, FL, along Florida’s Emerald Coast (or the “Redneck Riviera,” as it is sometimes known). It was founded by Aaron Barnes and Camden Ford, neighbors who bonded over their love of beer and quality ingredients. Timber Creek uses a “gentle approach” with the grain during the distilling processes. ...

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Old Forester Birthday Bourbon Review (2017)

Old Forester Birthday Bourbon 2017

By Richard Thomas Rating: A- Autumn is a happening season for American Whiskey, being the time of year when most of the eagerly awaited annual limited editions come out. Pappy Van Winkle headlines the season, with Buffalo Trace Antique Collection and Four Roses serving as co-features. Behind these are a slate of well-known, if not as dearly sought after whiskey ...

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