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Bluebird Distilling Four Grain Bourbon Review

Bluebird Distilling Four Grain Bourbon

By Richard Thomas Rating: Phoenixville, Pennsylvania is home to Bluebird Distilling, a prime example of one of the branches the rapidly expanding craft distilling scene is following. With well over a thousand micro- and nano-distilleries operating in the United States, many newcomers are either becoming very specialized or setting up not in major cities, but picturesque, oft-visited locations. In my ...

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Glen Moray Has A 120th Anniversary Malt Out

Recognizing the work of his predecessors to mark Glen Moray’s 120th anniversary, Glen Moray Master Distiller Graham Coull has selected five different vintages of Glen Moray to create “Mastery, The Ultimate Blend.” The result is a malt whisky described as having incredible depth and character, encapsulating the very essence of Glen Moray and steeped in the proud traditions of Speyside. ...

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Watkins Select Bourbon Review

Watkins Select Bourbon

By Father John Rayls Rating: B The Watkins Select Bourbon Whiskey is a “bottom shelf” winner.  Bottled at 80 proof, it’s a surprise find and an interesting sample of sourced bourbon from Kentucky. It’s readily available and probably much overlooked, but very little information is available for Watkins Select, and it definitely isn’t a top tier bourbon. Still, it’s good ...

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Cedar Ridge Malted Rye Whiskey Review

Cedar Ridge Malted Rye

Updated August 7, 2017 By Richard Thomas Rating: B- Whiskey enthusiasts should count themselves fortunate that the Rye Craze started at the same time that the micro-distillery movement took off. That left plenty of room for small distillers looking to make a name for themselves to move into as the rye whiskey scene initially suffered a severe shortage and then ...

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