American Whiskey

Review #880 – Stranahan’s Snowflake #20: Quandary Peak

This is a limited edition release from Stranahan’s in Colorado. They distill American single malt whiskey, and often sport fun maturations, finishes, and blends for the Snowflake releases. Named Quandary Peak, this is their twentieth release. It begins by being matured for 24 months in new oak barrels, and then goes off to be finished in a variety of casks before being blended back together.

Review #800 – Stranahan’s Snowflake #19 – Crestone Peak

​Review #800 | /r/Bourbon Review #439 – Stranahan’s Snowflake #19 Crestone Peak The Schtick: This is a December 2016 release from Stranahan’s as an entry into their Snowflake limited edition line. It contains a blend of Stranahan’s spirit that is finished in rum casks, Amador wine, Madeira fortified wine, zinfandel and also contains some 4 year …

Review #796 – Westland Single Cask #118, Astor Selection

​Review #796 | /r/Bourbon Review #437 – Westland Single Cask #118, Astor’s Selection The Schtick: This is a single cask of Westland spirit that is aged in Garryana oak. Distiller: Westland (Seattle, WA) Bottler: Westland ABV: 55.8% ABV Age: NAS Source: Sample Nose: Sweet vanilla, baking spices, pungent fruit, grassy, some wet cardboard, Splenda. Taste: Sweet confectioner sugar, think to medium mouth feel. …

Review #794 – Stranahan’s American Single Malt Whiskey, Snowflake #17: Long’s Peak

​Review #794 | /r/Bourbon Review #436 – Stranahan’s American Single Malt Whiskey, Snowflake #17 The Schtick: Stranahan’s is an American craft distiller in Colorado. They produce a variety of American single malt products each year, but each winter they release a special, limited edition expression in their Snowflake line. This expression, #17 or Long’s Peak, is …

Review #749 – Starlight Single Barrel #1421 – Liquor Barn Selection

​Review #749 | /r/Bourbon Review #414 – Starlight Single Barrel Bourbon, Liquor Barn Selection The Schtick: This is a 2 year old single barrel bourbon picked by Liquor Barn in Kentucky. Distiller: Huber’s Starlight Distillery (Indiana) Bottler: Huber’s Starlight Distillery ABV: 54.6% ABV Age: 2 Years Barrel: #1421 Source: Sample Nose: Ethanol, cinnamon, vanilla and …

Review #314. Charbay III

​ Review #314 – Charbay III Whiskey Network Review #314 | /r/Bourbon Review #178 – Charbay III, 132.4pf | 66.2% ABV Another insane product from Charbay, Small batch, huge price, yadda yadda…you know the drill. Distiller: Charbay Mash: Barley beer, additional hops ABV: 66.2% | 132.4 pf Maturation: Combination charred oak (6yrs), steel vessel (8yrs) …