Month: September 2019

Review #1173 – Benrinnes 19yr Old Malt Cask Single Cask 1997

Review #1173 | Scotch Review #397 – Benrinnes 19yr Old Malt Cask Single Cask 1997 The Schtick: This is an independent bottling of spirit distilled at Benrinnes and bottled by Old Malt Cask. Distilled in 1997, this was aged for 19 years before being bottled at cask strength without coloring or filtering.  Distiller: Benrinnes Bottler: Old Malt Cask …

Review #1170 – Balblair 21yr Gordon & MacPhail MacPhail’s Collection

Review #1170 | Scotch Review #396 – Balblair 21yr Gordon & MacPhail MacPhail’s Collection The Schtick: This is an independent bottling of spirit distilled at Balblair and bottled by Gordon & MacPhail.  Distiller: Balblair Bottler: Gordon & MacPhail Selection: N/A ABV: 43% ABV Age: 21 Years Nose: Apples, honey, soapstone and light sulfur. Faint pepper. Not a ton going on here.  Taste: Thin …

Review #1165 – Nuestra Soledad El Jolgorio Oaxaca

Review #1165 | Mezcal Review #14 – Nuestra Soledad | El Jolgorio Oaxaca The Schtick: This is a mezcal made from 100% Espadin by master distiller Valentin Cortes and Gegorio Martinez. It is bottled by El Jolgorio. This specific vintage, bottled in 2016, hails from Matatlan, in Oaxaca.  Distiller: El Jolgorio Bottler: El Jolgorio Selection: N/A ABV: 45% ABV Age: NA …