Month: August 2019

Review #1154 – Helios Rum

Review #1154 | Rum Review #70 – Helios Rum The Schtick: “It is a dry column using 100% sugar cane in Okinawa. Characterized by taste and rich flavor of the sugar cane. HELIOS distillery using sugar cane in Okinawa in 1961 From the rum-making began. This is Matsuda Tadashi, the founder’s “wine in the land sourced …

Review #1152 – Bunnahabhain 11yr Adelphi 2005

Review #1152 | Scotch Review # 390 – Bunnahabhain 11yr Adelphi 2005 The Schtick: This is an independent bottling of spirit distilled at Bunnahabhain and bottled by Adelphi. It was bottled after 11 years of aging at cask strength without coloring or filtering.  Distiller: Bunnahabhain Bottler: Adelphi Selection: N/A ABV: 56.5% ABV Age: 11  Nose: Really potent peat. Honey, strawberries, waffle cone, …

Review #1150 – Knob Creek Twice Barreled Rye

Review #1150 | Bourbon Review # 572 – Knob Creek Twice Barreled Rye The Schtick: This is a Knob Creek rye rebarreled in #4 charred barrels.  Distiller: Beam Bottler: Beam Selection: N/A ABV: 50% ABV Age: NAS  Nose: Honey, spice, peanuts, floral and fresh. Pepper, vanilla, fresh baked bread.  Taste: Thin mouth feel. No heat. Sweet caramel, musty cardboard, honey and confectioners sugar. …

Review #1147 – Wheatley Vodka

Review #1147 | Vodka Review # 2 – Wheatley Vodka The Schtick: This is a vodka product distilled by Harlan Wheatley of Buffalo Trace. Weird, I know.  Distiller: Buffalo Trace Bottler: Buffalo Trace Selection: N/A ABV: 40% ABV Age: NAS  Nose: Honey, graham cracker, ethanol, light white pepper.  Taste: Thin, no heat. Sweet cream, light honey, faint pepper, light cream.  Finish: Short to medium, …