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Review #1058 – WhistlePig 10yr Single Barrel Cask Strength Rye, Spec’s Selection

​Review #1058 | Bourbon Review #544 – WhistlePig 10yr Single Barrel Cask Strength Rye, Spec’s Selection The Schtick: WhistlePig is a hybrid spirits operation in Vermont that has previously staked its claim on importing rye whiskey from Alberta to age and bottle in Vermont. In the past, I’ve bumped into some of their single barrel ryes …

Review #1048 – Ledaig 22yr Gordon & MacPhail 1994, Bounty Hunter Selection

​Review #1048 | Scotch Review #359 – Ledaig 22yr Gordon & MacPhail 1994 Bounty Hunter Selection The Schtick: This is an independent bottling of peated distillate produced at Tobermory. It was bottled by Gordon & MacPhail and selected for the Napa retailer, Bounty Hunter. It is bottled at cask strength with no filtering or coloring. Distiller: Ledaig …

Review #1040 – Glenmorangie Tusail

​Review #1040 | Scotch Review #356 – Glenmorangie Tusail The Schtick: “The sixth entry in Glenmorangie’s Private Collection, showing off the distillery’s experiments with different varieties of barley and named after the Gaelic word for ‘originary’ (an archaic form of ‘originating’). Made using traditionally floor-malted Maris Otter barley, it’s an old-fashioned whisky backed up by Glenmorangie’s …

Review #1039 – WhistlePig 10yr Single Barrel Cask Strength Rye, PA State Fine Wine and Good Spirits Selection, Barrel #386

​Review #1039 | Bourbon Review #538 – WhistlePig 10yr Single Barrel Cask Strength Rye, PA State Fine Wine and Good Spirits Barrel #386 The Schtick: WhistlePig is a hybrid spirits operation in Vermont that has previously staked its claim on importing rye whiskey from Alberta to age and bottle in Vermont. In the past, I’ve bumped …

Review #1036 – Glenmorangie Artein

​Review #1036 | Scotch Review #354 – Glenmorangie Artein The Schtick: This is a unique Glenmorangie in that it is a blend of 66% 15yr old Glenmorangie distillate and 33% 21yr old spirit that is then blended and finished in a Super Tuscan wine cask. Distiller: Glenmorangie Bottler: Glenmorangie ABV: 46% ABV Age: NAS Nose: Sweet salted caramel, bright effervescent fig …

Review #1035 – WhistlePig 10yr Single Barrel Cask Strength Rye, PA State Fine Wine and Good Spirits Selection

​Review #1035 | Bourbon Review #536 – Ryenaissance Day 6: WhistlePig 10yr Single Barrel Cask Strength Rye, PA Fine wine and Good Spirits Selection The Schtick: WhistlePig is a hybrid spirits operation in Vermont that has previously staked its claim on importing rye whiskey from Alberta to age and bottle in Vermont. In the past, I’ve …

Review #1028 – Glenmorangie 12yr Quinta Ruban, Port Cask Finish

​Review #1028 | Scotch Review #350 – Glenmorangie 12yr Quinta Ruban Port Cask Finish The Schtick: This is a Glenmorangie expression that takes the 10yr core expression and finishes it for 2 additional years in a ruby port cask. Distiller: Glenmorangie Bottler: Glenmorangie ABV: 43% ABV Age: 12 Years Nose: Sweet stewed fruits. Syrupy sweetness, figs, dates, currants and berries. Light …