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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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Around The Globe With Five Malt Whiskeys

Puni Alba Whisky

By Richard Thomas Bourbon is undoubtedly booming, but it’s malted barley that stands as the dominant basis for world whisk(e)y. Leaving aside all those pricey Scottish single malts that inspire such devotion from global whisky fans, two other major whisky countries—Ireland and Japan—are also surging and just as barley-based. Malts are now widely touted as the “next big thing” in ...

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