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Basil Hayden Rye Whiskey Review

Basil Hayden Rye

By Richard Thomas Rating: B- What with Basil Hayden gaining in popularity in recent years, it was inevitable that it would see a brand extension. After all, Knob Creek has seen three such extensions: the 120-proof Single Barrel; the Rye; and the Maple. And because Basil Hayden was the premium high rye expression of Jim Beam (when first introduced it ...

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Hellyers Road Slightly Peated Australian Whisky Review

Hellyers Road Slightly Peated Single Malt

By Emma Briones Rating: C- Hellyers Road is one of the distilleries in the up and coming Australian whisky scene. The distillery, located in the north-west of Tasmania, produces the best-selling locally crafted Australian whisky and exports over 20 countries. Founded in 1999 by a group of dairy farmers, nowadays it produces 8 regular expressions and 3 limited editions. The ...

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Braddock Oak Single Barrel Rye Whisky Review

Braddock Oak Rye

By Father John Rayls Rating: B+ Braddock Oak Single Barrel Rye Whisky (spelling is a nod to their Scottish heritage) is distilled and bottled by Catoctin Creek Distilling in Purcellville, Virginia. Scott and Becky Harris founded the distillery in 2009 and produce various ryes, brandies, gin and even an unusual rye white dog. They pride themselves on using all organic ...

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