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Review #1112 – Comandon 39yr Single Cask Cognac, La Maison du Whisky “Through The Grapevine” 1977

Review #1112 | Brandy Review #39 – Comandon 39yr Single Cask La Maison du Whisky Through The Grapevine 1977 The Schtick: “From the Borderies region in the north-west Cognac appellation, this 1977 vintage has stood the test of time tremendously well and is still impressively bright and fresh. Its delicate and complex aromatic palette – floral, …

Review #1110 – Port Dundas 46 Year 1971 Murray McDavid

Review #1110 | Bourbon Review #375 – Port Dundas 46 Year 1971 Murray McDavid The Schtick: “Port Dundas 46 Year Old 1971 vintage Lowland single grain Scotch whiskey. Single cask refill bourbon barrel #14001 bottled 2018 by Murray McDavid for the Select Grain series.” – The Whisky Barrel Distiller: Port Dundas Bottler: Murray & McDavid ABV: 47.7% ABV Age: 46 …

Review #1063 – The Macallan Cask Strength

​Review #1063 | Scotch Review #364 – The Macallan Cask Strength The Schtick: This is an old, now discontinued release from The Macallan. It is matured fully in sherry, and bottled at cask strength without coloring or filtering. Distiller: The Macallan Bottler: The Macallan ABV: 59% ABV Age: NAS Nose: Super pungent, meaty sherry. Prunes, figs, rich toffee. Massive stewed fruits, …

Review #1055 – WhistlePig 10yr Single Barrel Cask Strength Rye, Spec’s Selection

​Review #1055 | Bourbon Review #543 – 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 #1051 – Glen Grant 20yr Signatory Vintage 1997, Bounty Hunter Selection

​Review #1051 | Scotch Review #360 – Glen Grant 20yr Signatory Vintage 1997, Bounty Hunter Selection The Schtick: This is an independent bottling of spirit distilled at Glen Grant, bottled by Signatory Vintage and selected by Bounty Hunter in Napa, California. This is bottled at cask strength, without coloring or filtering. Distiller: Glen Grant Bottler: Signatory Vintage ABV: 60% …

Review #974 – Maker’s Mark Private Selection, No Mocha No Cry Selection

​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, …