Month: June 2019

Review #1120 – Nuestra Soledad 2015 San Luis del Rio

​Review #1120 | Agave Review #11 – Nuestra Soledad 2015 San Luis del Rio The Schtick: This was an agave that I tried blind. I took notes and received the reveal when I was finished.  Distiller: Nuestra Soledad (El Jolgorio) Mezcalero: Gregorio Hernandez, Javier Nolasco Diaz Village: San Luis del Rio (El Jolgorio) Bottler: Nuestra Soledad ABV: 47% ABV Age: N/A Nose: Cream, …

Review #1118 – Bulleit Rye

​Review #1118 | Bourbon Review #563 – Bulleit Rye The Schtick: This is an NDP bottling of rye distilled at MGP in Indiana and bottled by Bulleit (Diageo). It’s on the young side, and bottled at 45% ABV, but it’s inexpensive and universally available.  Distiller: MGP / LDi (Indiana, USA) Bottler: Bulleit | Diageo (Kentucky, USA) ABV: 45% ABV …

Review #1115 – The Real McCoy 3yr Rum

​Review #1115 | Rum Review #65 – The Real McCoy 3yr Rum The Schtick: This is a silver rum that is aged for 3 years in American Oak Barrels and then color filtered. It is distilled at Foursquare in Barbados and billed as a Prohibition Tradition style rum…whatever that means.  Distiller: Foursquare (Barbados) Bottler: Foursquare (Barbados) ABV: 40% ABV …

Review #1114 – Mezcalero #16 Madre-Cuishe (Don Valente Angel)

Review #1114 | Agave Review #9 – Mezcalero #16 Madre-Cuishe The Schtick: This is Mezcalero #16, distilled by Don Valente Angel using the Madre-Cuishe agave varietal. It was distilled at Santa Maria Pila and this agave varietal is known for its high acidity.  Distiller: Mezcalero (Alipus) Bottler: Mezcalero ABV: 47.1% ABV Age: N/A Mezcalero: Don Valente Angel Nose: Honey, dememera sugar. Oddly …

Review #1112 – Comandon 39yr Single Cask Cognac, La Maison du Whisky “Through The Grapevine” 1977

Review #1112 | Brandy Review #39 – Comandon 39yr Single Cask La Maison du Whisky Through The Grapevine 1977 The Schtick: “From the Borderies region in the north-west Cognac appellation, this 1977 vintage has stood the test of time tremendously well and is still impressively bright and fresh. Its delicate and complex aromatic palette – floral, …