Tag Archives: Whiskey Feature

Can’t Get A Rare Whiskey? Maybe A Lottery Can Help

Pappy Van Winkles

By Richard Thomas The most frequent and common complaint found in American whiskey circles today is how certain brands have become almost impossible to obtain. Although these “chimeras” often retain approachable official pricing, they are said to be unavailable at those official two and three digit price points. According to such conventional complaints, the only way to acquire an Elijah ...

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The Seven Best Scotch Whiskies For Under $75

The Balvenie 14 Year Old Caribbean Cask

By Richard Thomas Scotch whisky is known for being at least a little more expensive than American, Canadian or even Irish whiskeys, but that doesn’t mean you can’t buy some outstanding quality at a fairly reasonable price. Premium whiskies are, almost by definition, pricey, but the Scotch whiskies listed here aren’t painfully expensive and offer serious quality for the asking ...

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Ten Not-Kentucky Bourbons You Need To Try

Colorado Gold Bourbon

By Richard Thomas Even though whiskey-making has spread to most states of the Union, and much of that whiskey being made is Bourbon, Kentucky still dominates the industry. If you discount Tennessee Whiskey (admittedly a major exception, since Jack Daniel’s is the world’s second largest whiskey brand), 95% of the world’s Bourbon is made in Commonwealth of Kentucky. Although several ...

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Bardstown Bourbon Company Gaining Steam

Bardstown Bourbon Company

By Richard Thomas The last couple of weeks saw some buzz around MGP, the Indiana distillery that produces most of the stock whiskey bought and traded among distilleries and bottlers today. Or, at least, it produced a buzz among that part of the spirits media that pays attention to the real business of making and selling whiskey. This began with ...

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