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The Whisky Jewbilee NYC 2018

July 7, 2018

We’re looking to do our event reviews a little differently than we have in the past, skewing them now more toward the pictorial and toward the info that distinguishes [...]

The Wigle Port Rye

June 29, 2018

Tasting notes: This dram really noses up like a rye from the start, but there are also notes of agate pebbles being smoothed by the waves that bash them into the beach and [...]

The Highland Park The Light

June 22, 2018

Tasting notes: The nose of the Highland Park the Light, a 17yo special release bottled at 52.9% alcohol by volume, is more layered than tiramisu. There’s seawater on [...]

The Compass Box Phenomenology

June 19, 2018

Tasting notes: The owl of Minerva spreads its wings only at dusk, a wise philosopher has said.  But the deeper question is: what does the owl pour into the glass on his end [...]

The Highland Park Full Volume

June 7, 2018

Tasting notes: “A skinned peach dotted with heather flower petals.”  That description is meant to capture how very light and how very delicate the nose is.  This [...]

The Compass Box No Name

June 4, 2018

Tasting notes: We have a very strict policy here at The Malt Impostor, and we have it down to a four word mantra: no name, no theme. Granted, we rarely ever invoke it (this [...]
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