This batch of Vinn Rice Whiskey is the 2017 release and it’s been aged a bit longer than the previous batch of Vinn I reviewed. It’s still the same 100% Rice mash, it still started as a Baijiu and it was still aged in an Alligator char level barrel. In Vinn’s Words: Vinn Rice Whiskey “Vinn… Continue!
This bottle comes from the second release of the Hopscotch Vermont Single Malt which is a continually changing project from Mad River Distillers. This means there’s no real consistency between batches, but when you’re goal is to make something interesting and different each year that’s not exactly a concern. In Mad River Distillers’ Words: Hopscotch Vermont… Continue!
Westward American Single Malt Whiskey is cool for a couple reasons. #1 they distill it all themselves so it’s representing a true house style (ha) and a representation of what they’re able to do. #2 it’s unique. In House Spirit’s Words: Westward American Single Malt Whiskey “Westward American Single Malt Whiskey is a grain-to-glass celebration… Continue!
Little Book Whiskey “The Easy” is the latest release from Jim Beam, is the brainchild of Fred’s son Freddie and named after Booker’s (Fred’s Dad) name for Freddie… Little Book. This release, called The Easy, is the first in a new annual series and the essential idea behind these releases will be that each year it will… Continue!
Born in the Southwest part of the USA Colkegan Single Malt is a whiskey that attempts to pay homage to Scotch by adapting the processes for America. They try to achieve this through using Mesquite to smoke the barley instead of using peat. Which they claim no one else uses, but Del Bac uses it… Continue!
I found this 1980s Daviess County Blended Whiskey on a dusty hunt and since I’d never had it, and it was only $10, I picked it up; after opening it I wish I hadn’t. Made at the original Medley Distillery in Kentucky this brand, like most of their other brands, all but disappeared after Diageo… Continue!
G.R. Sharpe Old Style Whiskey is a pre-prohibition whiskey distilled by the Harry Wilken Distillery who started up during the whiskey expansion of the early 20th century and was condemned to death, like so many others, by prohibition. Only living from 1906 – 1919 this little distillery didn’t have much of a chance to show what… Continue!
High West Bourye Limited Sighting is the 2017 edition of High West’s Bourye whiskey which combines bourbon and rye – hence the name. Based on the bottle code breakdown I laid out in the Bourye 2015 release review we know this particular bottle of the Bourye Limited Sighting was bottled on the 9th of January… Continue!
I picked up this High West Bourye 2015 Release early last year and kept meaning to do a SBS between it and the original Bourye batch 2 I have, but just never got around to it. Then the good folks at High West reached out and sent me a bottle of the 2017 batch (reviewing… Continue!
Penna Dutch Malt Whiskey is the new flagship release from the relatively young New Liberty Distillery and is made from 100% malted barley done in the Munich style. This means the malt has received a bit darker of a roast than might otherwise be done which is more of a beer approach to the treatment of… Continue!