Review #1140 – Jura 16yr

Review #1140 | Scotch Review #386 – Jura 16yr The Schtick: This is a distillery release of 16 year old distillate from Jura. It is likely bottled with both coloring and filtering, although not officially stated by packaging, etc.  Distiller: Jura Bottler: Jura Selection: N/A ABV: 40% ABV Age: 16 Nose: Fresh baked bread, musty grains, light sea air. Kind of sour, …

Review #1138 – Old Fitzgerald Prime

Review #1138 | Bourbon Review #571 – Old Fitzgerald Prime The Schtick: This is a bottom shelf release from Heaven Hill that uses the wheated mashbill.  Distiller: Heaven Hill Bottler: Heaven Hill Selection: N/A ABV: 40% ABV Age: NAS Nose: Sharp ethanol, light caramel, faint confectioners sugar. Lightly musty.  Taste: Thin and a bit hot, musty and sweet. There isnt a lot going …

Review #1137 – Grant’s 1980 8yr Blended Scotch Whisky

​Review #1137 | Scotch Review # – Grant’s 1980 8yr Blended Scotch Whiskey The Schtick: This is a well dated blend from Grant’s. This bottling is from the 1980’s when this product line carried an age statement.  Distiller: Various (Blend) Bottler: Grant’s  ABV: 40% ABV Age: 8 Years Nose: Super rich sherry. Plums, vanilla, caramel, nutty toffee, figs and stewed fruits.  …

Review #1136 – Le Freche 29yr L’Encantada 1989 Lincoln Road + Bluegrass BB&T Selection, “Yak at Sea” Cask #08

Review #1136 | Brandy Review #40 – Le Freche 29yy LEncantada 1989 “Yak at Sea” Lincoln Road + Bluegrass BB&T Selection The Schtick: This is an independent bottling of spirit produced in the Le Freche region of Armagnac region of France and bottled for Lincoln Road in MI as a selection partially for Bluegrass BBT. It …

Review #1135 – Mellow Corn

Review #1135 | Bourbon Review #570 – Mellow Corn The Schtick: Mellow Corn is a corn whiskey product from Heaven Hill. It is also bottled in bond.  Distiller: Heaven Hill Bottler: Heaven Hill Selection: N/A ABV: 50% ABV Age: NAS Nose: Sweet and syrupy. Lots of honey, corn, caramel. Some ethanol. Not really that bold.  Taste: Thin, and a bit hot, but not …

Review #1134 – Craigellachie 18yr Old Malt Cask 1995

Review #1134 | Scotch Review #384 – Craigellachie 18y Old Malt Cask 1995 The Schtick: This is an independent bottling of spirit distilled at Craigellachie. It is bottled at 50% ABV, with no coloring or filtering after being aged for 18 years in a sherry butt.  Distiller: Craigellachie Bottler: Old Malt Cask Selection: N/A ABV: 50% ABV Age: 18 Years Nose: Sweet …