The Hudson Maple Cask Rye

November 19, 2014

Tasting notes:      The nose is a fiery rye. Peppermint, and menthol, and tiger balm out looking for a fight. “Hey, Pond’s Cold Cream, come over here! Yeah, you!” [...]

The Hudson Four Grain Bourbon

October 18, 2010

Tasting notes, this time in the form of a short short story (bear with me, the flavor profile is in there): Emmett Korn, a taciturn man still years away from middle age, [...]

The Hudson Baby Bourbon Whiskey

September 6, 2010

Tasting notes:  It is nighttime.  The camera pans over several hungry cowboys tucking in to their dinner.  (It’s burrito night.)  The rattle of spoon inside an empty [...]

The Tuthilltown New York Whiskey

August 12, 2010

Tasting notes:       At 92 proof, the Tuthilltown Distillery’s New York Whiskey is as assertive as Mike Tyson in an elevator and as subtle as a boa constrictor [...]

The Hudson Manhattan Rye

June 17, 2010

Tasting notes:      It’s awfully tempting for this reviewer to make Catcher in the Rye jokes about this lovely expression, but I’m Holden back on it `til [...]

The Hudson Single Malt Whiskey

June 12, 2010

Tasting notes: This single malt whiskey, made from 100% barley malt, packs a potent 1-2 punch to the proboscis, punctuating plum perfume with earthy undertones followed by [...]