This is a limited edition release from Stranahan’s in Colorado. They distill American single malt whiskey, and often sport fun maturations, finishes, and blends for the Snowflake releases. Named Quandary Peak, this is their twentieth release. It begins by being matured for 24 months in new oak barrels, and then goes off to be finished in a variety of casks before being blended back together.
Month: September 2018
“Barbados XO, triple cask finished in bourbon, cognac and then further in Mackmyra Swedish Single Malt Casks. A stylish and elegant spirit with notes of peach, tropical fruit, dark chocolate, and a wisp of smoke.” – according to NASA Liquors twitter account.
This is a official distillery bottling of 14 year old Tomatin spirit that has been finished for some length in a port cask. Knowing Tomatin, this finish was relatively short compared to the overall age of the spirit.
Recently, I had the pleasure of attending an event featuring Sipsmith Gin at one of Milwaukee’s many eclectic bars. The setting for the evening was the Lost Whale, newly opened and nestled between the Walker’s Point and Bayview regions of the city. Iron Grate BBQ prepared impressive spreads of snacks to accompany the conversation and drinks of the evening.
This is a whiskey release form St. George in California. They distill a range of spirits, and this is an older bottling of their younger spirit. From what I can tell, this bottle was bottled when the distillate was 65 months old. For those in the audience that hate math, that’s just over 5 years old.
Review #876 | /r/Brandy Review #32 – Daniel Bouju Brut de Fut Champagne Cognac The Schtick: This is a moderately aged, high proof cognac from Daniel Bouju, produced using champagne grapes and imported by KLWines in California. Distiller: Daniel Bouju Bottler: Daniel Bouju ABV: 60% ABV Age: 15 Years Source: Bottle Nose: Rich cocoa, tobacco, pepper. Super jammy, figs, blackberry, currants, raspberries. …
This is the fourth, and most recent (at the time of this writing), release from The Macallan in their Edition line of expressions.
Howdy folks – t8ke here. Recently, a group of fellas, myself included, were given the honor of helping select r/rum’s first rum barrel. We were sent 5 samples, from the bottler and broker, completely blind. Here are my notes from that sampling and the rankings. I also took a stab at guessing the origin of …