Month: July 2019

Review #1126 – Ketel One Botanicals, Peach & Orange Blossom

​Review #1126 | Ketel One Botanical: Peach & Orange Blossom The Schtick: This is a vodka base product released by Ketel One. It features botanicals and some added flavor without the addition of sugar or sweeteners.  Distiller: Ketel One Bottler: Ketel One ABV: 30% ABV Age: N/A Nose: Powerful peach essence, sweet vanilla, faint citrus and a light butter cream presence.  …

Review #1125 – The Glenrothes 20yr Cadenhead’s 1997 Bounty Hunter Selection

​Review #1125 | Scotch Review #380 – The Glenrothes 20yr Cadenhead’s 1997, Bounty Hunter Selection The Schtick: This is an independent bottling of Glenrothes spirit by Cadenheads that was selected for the Napa, California retailer Bounty Hunter Wine and Spirits. It was matured in a sherry butt and bottled at cask strength without filtering or coloring.  …

Review #1123 – Plantation Xaymaca Rum

​Review #1123 | Rum Review #66 – Plantation Xaymaca Pot Still Rum The Schtick: This is a combination of rums distilled at Clarendon and Long Pond that is aged first in bourbon casks, then it is shipped to France to be finished in Ferrand casks.  Distiller: Blend (Clarendon, Long Pond) Bottler: Plantation ABV: 43% ABV Age: NAS Nose: Rich sweet melon, …

Review #1122 – Bruichladdich Port Charlotte The Peat Project

​Review #1122 | Scotch Review #379 – Bruichladdich Port Charlotte The Peat Project The Schtick: “The floral elegance of Bruichladdich, but with heavy peat? Could it work? Welcome to The Peat Project. Designed to compliment our limited edition, single vintage “PC” series, this bottling represents Jim’s classic Port Charlotte dram. Peated to 44 ppm, and bottled …