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Review #1024 – Glenmorangie 10yr “The Original”

​Review #1024 | Scotch Review #348 – Glenmorangie 10yr The Schtick: This is the ubiquitous, core expression from Glenmorangie, also labeled as “The Original”. This is a ten year expression, matured in bourbon barrels for ten years. Distiller: Glenmorangie Bottler: Glenmorangie ABV: 40% ABV Age: 10 Years Nose: Honey, fresh bread, sour apple Taste: Sweet cream, bitter spice. Artificial pear, mildly lactic. …

Review #1022 – The Glenrothes 20yr Signatory Vintage 1997, Spec’s Selection

​Review #1022 | Scotch Review #347 – Glenrothes 20yr Signatory Vintage 1997 Spec’s Selection The Schtick: This is an independent bottling of spirit distilled at Glenrothes for Signatory Vintage. It was matured for 20 years in a refill sherry butt before being selected by Spec’s in Texas. It was bottled at cask strength with no filtering …

Review #1019 – Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel Barrel Proof Bourbon, Woodman’s Selection

​Review #1019 | Bourbon Review #528 – Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel Barrel Proof, Woodman’s Selection The Schtick: This is a single barrel, barrel proof release of Brown-Forman distillate produced for the Jack Daniel’s line of expressions. This particular barrel was selected for Woodman’s Market, a local chain here in Wisconsin. Distiller: Brown-Forman Bottler: Brown-Forman ABV: 65.9% ABV Age: NAS Nose: Honey, …

Review #1018 – Benriach 11yr Single Cask 2006 Sweet White Wine Hogshead, La Maison Du Whiskey Selection

​Review #1018 | Scotch Review #345 – Benriach 11yr Single Cask 2006 Sweet Wine Hogshead, La Maison Du Whiskey Selection The Schtick: This is a single cask of Benriach that was picked and sold by La Maison Du Whiskey in Europe. It is bottled at cask strength with no filtering or coloring, after being matured in …

Review #1017 – Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel Barrel Proof, Kenwood Liquors Selection

​Review #1017 | Bourbon Review #527 – Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel Barrel Proof Bourbon, Kenwood Liquors Selection The Schtick: This is a single barrel of Brown-Forman distillate selected by an Illinois retailer. It is bottled at barrel proof. Distiller: Jack Daniel’s Bottler: Jack Daniel’s ABV: 64.8% ABV Age: NAS Barrel: 18-9818 Bottled: 2/27/2018 Nose: Really rich honey, toffee, tobacco and banana bread. Rich, …

Review #1016 – Compass Box Great King Street Glasgow Blend, Sherried Marrying Cask, Houston Bourbon Society + Houston Wine Merchant Selection

​Review #1016 | Scotch Review #344 – Compass Box Great King Street Glasgow Blend, Sherried Marrying Cask, Houston Bourbon Society + Houston Wine Merchant Selection The Schtick: This is a collaboration selection done by a store and a society of a Compass Box marrying cask release. These are releases that take a Great King Street vatting …

Review #1015 – Four Roses Private Selection OESV, Cox’s Spirit Shoppes & Evergreen Liquors Selection

​Review #1015 | Bourbon Review #526 – Four Roses Private Selection OESV, Cox’s Spirit Shoppes & Evergreen Liquors Selection The Schtick: I tasted this blind, and was given the review after supplying notes. Four Roses Private Selections are currently some of my favorite single barrel, cask strength, bourbons for the $$. Distiller: Four Roses Bottler: Four Roses ABV: 62.9% …