Articles by Bill

Koval Single Barrel 100% Rye Whiskey

November 25, 2013

Tasting notes:       The Koval Single Barrel Whiskey, 100% Rye, Barrel 332, opens particularly herby: sage, parsley, and bay leaves. James Beard, reincarnated as a [...]

The Defiant American Single Malt Whisky

November 14, 2013

Tasting notes: The Defiant American Single Malt Whisky, 100% malted barley, 41% abv, noses like an albino Samoyed raised in a cave by fiercely protective wolves (think: The [...]

The Glen Grant Five Decades

September 29, 2013

Tasting notes: A single malt! Five decades! Whomsoever is dreaming up new drams at Glen Grant deserves a raise, or at least, a raised glass for the sheerness of the conceit. [...]

The Kilchoman Machir Bay 2013

August 24, 2013

Tasting notes: The Kilchoman Machir Bay 2013 edition. Nosing like a fiery-spirited mustang that’s been rolling around and kicking up its heels on a grassy oasis in a [...]

The Single Cask Nation Glen Moray 12

August 4, 2013

Tasting notes:       The Single Cask Nation Glen Moray 12 yo opens like sitting in a Mission-style chair in Santa Fe next to an artisanal candle flecked with [...]
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