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High West Valley Tan Review

The other day, I got a care package from High West! Naturally, my cat had to investigate. Since the delivery was met with his approval, I thought it would be a good idea to feature it here. In all seriousness, it’s no secret that I’m a big fan of High West’s whiskies. I’ve said in multiple … [Read More...]

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Great King Street Glasgow Blend

Happy National Scotch Day everybody! In honor of a “holiday” I can really get behind, I dug out a bottle that I think represents the way whisky production should be done. Yes, it’s a blend. But those of you who have read my previous reviews (or have tried a Compass Box product yourselves) … [Read More...]

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Camp Robber Review

After an extended hiatus, it's good to be back! Even though I haven't had the opportunity to post lately, I've been trying plenty of new things and taking copious notes, so I have plenty of whisk(e)y reviews lined up for the coming weeks. But for now,  in the immortal words of Monty Python’s Flying … [Read More...]

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High West Light Whiskey Review

So, you may have noticed that it's been a while since my last post. Unfortunately, the "real world" (i.e., paying work) has been keeping me extra busy, but thankfully things are easing up just in time for summer. And just in time for the coming warm weather, I've gotten my hands on  a new whiskey … [Read More...]

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High West Bourye Review

If you've been following my blog for a while, you've probably gotten a sense of some of the things I love. Among the many are 1) Fun, unique whiskies, 2) MGP Ryes, and 3) Product transparency. Today, I have the pleasure of reviewing a whiskey that hits all three of these: High West Bourye. As a … [Read More...]

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Compass Box Hedonism

This is the first of a series in Compass Box Whisky reviews. Look for the next several coming very soon! In an industry where brands often pride themselves on their age, long lineage, and adherence to rigorous  traditions, Compass Box Whisky is something of an anomaly. As a brand founded by an … [Read More...]

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Co-Hosting a “Super Tasting”

If you've been following my blog for a while, you know that I spend a consider amount of time at Spirit World, and I've written about a number of awesome events I've attended there, including last year's "Super Tasting" of nine rare whiskies. Almost exactly a year after that event, I had a very … [Read More...]

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Support Whisky Transparency!

Recently, Compass Box Whisky has been in the news over the labeling on some of their blended malt whiskies. In contrast to the increasingly frequent stories about brands phasing out age statements from their packaging, Compass Box instead was catching heat for being too transparent in their … [Read More...]

Metze's Select Bourbon - A Dram Good Drink

Metze’s Select Bourbon Review

Over the past couple of years the name Midwest Grain Products (MGP Ingredients) has become increasingly well known (some may say "infamous") in the world of American whiskey. Though the company has been around in one fashion or another since the mid-1800s, but they more or less live behind the … [Read More...]

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I’m Back! (and Angel’s Envy Rye Review)

Hi Everyone! First of all, yes, I still exist! I can't believe it's been over two months since my last blog post. Sorry for keeping you all waiting! Work really ramped up in November and December, and coupled with the holidays there just wasn't much time left over for posting. Don't worry though, … [Read More...]

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Great King Street Glasgow Blend

Happy National Scotch Day everybody! In honor of a “holiday” I can really get behind, I dug out a bottle that I think represents the way whisky production should … [Read More...]

Contents

Camp Robber Review

After an extended hiatus, it's good to be back! Even though I haven't had the opportunity to post lately, I've been trying plenty of new things and taking copious … [Read More...]