Tag Archives: Single Barrel

Seven Of Scotland’s Independent Bottlers

Compass Box Barrel Staves

By Richard Thomas Many an American Whiskey purist scoffs at the notion of an independent bottler. Although the creations of Craft Barrel Spirits, High West and others have gained considerable appreciation, it’s still entirely common for me to run across people in whiskey bars declaring scorn for the idea that if a brand didn’t make the whiskey, it has no ...

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Old Potrero Releasing A Rare 11 Year Old Single Barrel Hotaling

Old Potrero is introducing Hotaling’s 11 Year Old Whiskey, a single-barrel, pot-distilled 100% malted rye whiskey aged in once-used charred fine-grain American oak barrels that previously held Old Potrero Straight Rye Whiskey. Hotaling’s Whiskey, which varies from other Old Potrero whiskies in the barrel-aging, commemorates the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire, celebrates San Francisco’s remarkable rebirth, and the A.P. ...

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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 Hike To The Haven Single Cask Scotch Review

Wemyss Malts Hike to the Haven

By Emma Briones Rating: A- Wemyss Malts has just recently launched three rare and unique scotch whiskies exclusively for the US market in a collaboration with Palm Bay International. The malt whisky terminology can be difficult to decipher, even for a knowledgeable consumer. That is why the team at Wemyss Malts has chosen bold names for their malt whisky range, ...

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Sneak Peek: Parker’s Heritage 11 Year Old Single Barrel Bourbon Review

Parker's Heritage 11 Year Old Bourbon

By Richard Thomas Rating: A- Autumn is coming, and one sign of that in my calendar is the forthcoming release of Parker’s Heritage 2017, part of a series of American whiskey releases ardently sought by enthusiasts. Among the crop of annual Fall limited edition whiskeys, Parker’s Heritage occupies a middling spot. It’s not as uber-trendy as the Pappies or as ...

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