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 #1049 – Whistle Pig 10yr Single Barrel Cask Strength Rye, The Wine and Cheese Place Selection II

​Review #1049 | Bourbon Review #541 – Whistle Pig 10yr Single Barrel Cask Strength Rye, The Wine and Cheese Place Selection (#2) 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 …

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 #1046 – Whistle Pig 10yr Single Barrel Cask Strength Rye, The Wine and Cheese Place Selection

​Review #1046 | Bourbon Review #540 – WhistlePig 10yr Single Barrel Cask Strength Rye, The Wine and Cheese Place 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 …

Review #1045 – Bruichladdich The Organic 2.10

​Review #1045 | Scotch Review #358 – Bruichladdich’s The Organic 2.10 Edition The Schtick: This is a release from Bruichladdich, on Islay, that seeks to highlight their organic practices, while sourcing ingredients from various farms. “In Victorian times when Bruichladdich Distillery was built, all Scottish barley was organically grown. In partnership with organic farmers Sir William …

Review #1044 – Bushmills Black Bush Irish Whiskey

​Review #1044 | World Whisky Review #40 – Bushmills Black Bush The Schtick: This is a blend of malt and grain whiskey from Bushmills that is aged in oak and contains some amount of malt also matured in Oloroso sherry casks. Distiller: Bushmills Bottler: Bushmills ABV: 40% ABV Age: NAS Nose: Bready, cake forward nose. Light citrus. Vanilla cream. Faint peach. …