The Winchester Rye

October 29, 2019

Tasting notes:The Winchester Rye opens, reluctantly. Is it worth the wait? You be the judge: My first impression is that now I know what rye would smell like if it were a [...]

The Kanosuke New Pot (Japanese New Make)

October 15, 2019

Tasting notes:Sometimes I wonder how the older casks greet the fresh arrivals.  Do they call out “n00b!” with contempt or affection?  Do they tell scary stories about [...]

The Mortlach 20 Year Old

October 11, 2019

With the doctor ensconced in his leather chair, having explained how to proceed, the man lying on the couch begins: The nose opens with caramel cake in an early [...]

The Ensign Red Blended Canadian Whisky

October 7, 2019

Tasting notes:The Ensign Red Fine Canadian Whisky nose opens with a succulent aroma like a spider web must smell to a fly. One of us–nerd alert!–noted that in [...]

The Mortlach 16 Year Old

September 16, 2019

Tasting notes:Let’s talk for a minute about butterfly kisses.  They are “kisses” made by fluttering one’s eyelashes against another’s fluttering eyelashes or [...]
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