Month: December 2019

Review #1315 – Macallan 12yr Signatory Vintage 2007 KLWines Selection

The Schtick: This is an independent bottling of spirit distilled at Macallan and bottled by Signatory Vintage. Selected by KLWines, this cask was filled with distillate from 2007 and bottled this year, without coloring or filtering. Let’s see how it is. Review #1315 | Scotch Review #465 Distiller: Macallan Bottler: Signatory Vintage Selection: KLWines ABV: …

t8ke’s Top of 2019

Howdy Folks!  Every year, I put together my top selections from a variety of categories.  Note that private selections I am involved with are not scored, and therefore don’t see an opportunity to compete for ‘Top Of X’ competitions. Let’s dive in:  American Whiskey Buffalo Trace Antique Collection George T. Stagg 2018 | link WhistlePig 10yr …

Review #1308 – Clairin Vaval

The Schtick: “Batch two of Clairin Vaval – a white agricole rum distilled in a continuous Creole still at the Arawaks distillery in the village of Cavaillon, Haiti. Big, bold and showing excellent balance between sweetness and bitterness.”- Specialty Brands Review #1308 | Rum Review #82 Distiller: Chelo Bottler: Clairin Selection: N/A ABV: 51.1% ABV …