Month: September 2018

Review #880 – Stranahan’s Snowflake #20: Quandary Peak

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.

Sipsmith Gin x Lost Whale

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.

Review #876 – Daniel Bouju “Royal” Brut De Fut Champagne Cognac

​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. …