This is a bottling of Caol Ila distillate by Gordon & MacPhail that was matured fully in a refill sherry butt. It was selected by Binny’s – a regional liquor retailer in Illinois. This was bottled without any filtering or coloring and at cask strength.
Review #974 | Bourbon Review #508 – Maker’s Mark Private Selection, No Mocha No Cry Selection The Schtick: Maker’s Mark, one of the larger producers of bourbon in Kentucky, produces wheated bourbon that is sold both domestically and abroad. Until recent years, Maker’s only produced a small handful of products. In the last couple of years, …
This is an independent bottling of Laphroaig spirit that was procured by Single Cask Nation. It was aged in a bourbon hogshead and was bottled without coloring or filtering.
This is an independent bottling of Tamdhu spirit, done by the Jewish Whisky Company’s Single Cask Nation line of expressions. Released in the early summer of 2018, this Tamdhu is 10 years old, and then goes on to spend 8 months in an ex-rye quarter cask. Costing $100, plus shipping, it was a hair steep, but showcased something I expected to encounter very little of in the future
This is a limited edition annual release from Bunnahabhain that spent 8 years in a refill sherry cask, and then was moved to a first fill PX cask for the remainder of its stay. It is bottled at cask strength, with no coloring or filtering.
This is a well aged, cask strength bourbon that exists as part of the exclusive set of Antique Collection releases that drop from Buffalo Trace every fall. This is a 15 year old bourbon, released as a marriage of 309 barrels that were hand picked by Buffalo Trace staff. As we draw upon the fall hunt season, I found myself finishing this bottle from last year’s release and figured that Bourbon review #500 made for a good case to finish off the bottle, and my note taking.
This is a independent bottler release of spirit distilled at Glen Scotia and bottled by Samaroli. It was aged for 21 years in sherry cask, and bottled with no coloring and filtering.
This is from a cask at Laphroaig’s Distillery that was hand filled. It was bottled in 2018 after being distilled and barreled in 2006 and spent the entirety of its life in an ex-bourbon cask. It is bottled at cask strength, with no coloring or filtering. It was aged in warehouse 8. Due to the cask number, Laphroaig refers to this cask as the Devil’s Cask, which makes this the Devil’s Dram.
Review #909 | Scotch Review #307 – Clynelish 20yr Signatory Vintage 1996 Refill Sherry Butt #8789 The Schtick: This is an independent bottling of Clynelish spirit by Signatory Vintage. It was aged in a refill sherry butt for 20 years and selected by Winebow, to be sold at Binny’s in the greater Chicago area. Distiller: Clynelish Bottler: Signatory …
Review #876 | /r/Brandy Review #32 – Daniel Bouju Brut de Fut Champagne Cognac The Schtick: This is a moderately aged, high proof cognac from Daniel Bouju, produced using champagne grapes and imported by KLWines in California. Distiller: Daniel Bouju Bottler: Daniel Bouju ABV: 60% ABV Age: 15 Years Source: Bottle Nose: Rich cocoa, tobacco, pepper. Super jammy, figs, blackberry, currants, raspberries. …