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A Year of Whiskey in Calendar Form

Whisky calendar

By Michael Cervin The idea of the calendar goes back millennia. Obviously we need to keep track of time in some capacity, otherwise we miss work, make late payments and life pretty much goes to hell rather quickly. But for us lovers of brown spirits, why not make a calendar that’s at least interesting and allows us to read about ...

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Nelson’s 108 Gold Label Single Barrel Tennessee Whiskey Review

Nelson's Gold Label 108 Single Barrel Cask Strength

By Richard Thomas Rating: B- Five months ago, Nelson’s Greenbrier Distillery in Nashville gave American whiskey enthusiasts a novelty that checked two special boxes, by coming out with a pair of releases dubbed Nelson’s 108. For starters, this was the first in-house release from the Tennessee micro-distillery, which is noteworthy in and of itself. Nelson’s 108 is also a revival ...

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Chicken Cock 8 Year Old Bourbon Review

Chicken Cock 8 Year Old Bourbon

Updated December 1, 2017 By Richard Thomas Rating: B Chicken Cock is one of the oldest brand names in Bourbon history, established before the Civil War in the county seat of none other than Bourbon County itself, Paris. Nowadays, only Hartfield and Co. hang their hat there and Chicken Cock is a sourced brand, relaunched in 2013 and owned by ...

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Flaming Pig Black Cask Irish Whiskey Review

Flaming Pig Irish Whiskey

By Emma Briones Rating: C Flaming Pig is the brainchild of Irish entrepreneurs Joey Shore and Flor Prendergast. Under the name of Malone’s Whiskey Co., they’ve launched a whiskey, Flaming Pig Black Cask, and a whiskey liqueur, Flaming Pig Spiced Irish. Flaming Pig Black Cask is a small batch blend of single grain and single malt Irish whiskey aged from ...

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