Review #1101 – Benriach 12yr Single Cask, Oloroso Matured, Cask #3105

​Review #1101 | Scotch Review #373 – Benriach 12yr Single Cask, Oloroso Matured The Schtick: This is a single cask from Benriach. It was aged for 12 years in an Oloroso butt and it was bottled at cask strength without any filtering or coloring.  Distiller: Benriach Bottler: Benriach ABV: 58.1% ABV Age: 12 Years Cask: 3105 Nose: Sweet toffee, raspberry jam. Vanilla …

Review #1100 – Wild Turkey 10yr Single Barrel, Single Cask Nation Selection

​Review #1100 | Bourbon Review #559 – Wild Turkey 10yr Single Cask Nation The Schtick: This is an independent bottling of spirit distilled at Wild Turkey. Bottled at cask strength with no filtering, this release from Single Cask Nation is 10 years old and bottled at a healthy 61%+ ABV Distiller: Wild Turkey (Kentucky, USA) Bottler: Single Cask …

Review #1095 – Havana Club 7yr Cuban Rum

​Review #1095 | Rum Review #62 – Havana Club 7yr Cuban Rum The Schtick: This is a rum distilled and bottled in Cuba. Currently embargoed by the United States, Cuban rum is only available from international retailers.  Distiller: Havana Club (Cuba) Bottler: Havana Club (Cuba) ABV: 40% ABV Age: 7 Years Nose: Sweet almond, toffee, caramel and root beer barrel candies. …

Review #1094 – Whistle Pig 10yr Single Barrel Cask Strength Rye, 5 Star Liquor OWS 2018 Selection (Pt. II) (MGP)

​Review #1094 | Bourbon Review #556 – Whistle Pig 10yr Single Barrel Cask Strength Rye, 5 Star Liquor OWS 2018 Selection (MGP) The Schtick: WhistlePig is a hybrid spirits operation in Vermont that has previously staked its claim on importing rye whiskey from Alberta to age and bottle in Vermont. In the past, I’ve bumped into …

Review #1093 – Lost Spirit’s Carousel Brandy

​Review #1093 | Brandy Review #36 – Lost Spirits Carousel Brandy The Schtick: This is another interesting product from the hellish catacombs known as Lost Spirits in California. That said, information beyond that is super scarce, so I’m more or less flying blind here. Let’s dive in. Distiller: Lost Spirits Bottler: Lost Spirits ABV: 45% ABV Age: NAS Nose: Acrid plastic. …