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WBSE Barrel Report: Volume 1 Issue 4

by WBSEon September 21, 2018
Sep 21, 2018 Vol 1 – Issue 4 The WBSE Barrel Report Featuring the latest news and updates in the world of whisk(e)y! Brought to you by Bourbon Nerds In This Issue:  2018 BTAC Announced Distiller Moves at Heaven Hill and Beam / Maker’s Mark Bourbon and Beyond TTB Approvals Review of the Week Shameless Plug […]

WBSE Barrel Report: Volume 1 Issue 3

by WBSEon September 14, 2018
  Sep 14, 2018 Vol 1 – Issue 3 The WBSE Barrel Report Featuring the latest news and updates in the world of whisk(e)y! Brought to you by Bourbon Nerds In This Issue:  Four Roses Labor Dispute Four Roses 130th TTB Approvals Compass Box Spaniard Wyoming Whiskey – Edrington Deal Review of the Week Shameless […]

WBSE Barrel Report: Volume 1 Issue 2

by WBSEon September 7, 2018
  Sep 7, 2018 Vol 1 – Issue 2 The WBSE Barrel Report Featuring the latest news and updates in the world of whisk(e)y! Brought to you by Bourbon Nerds In This Issue:  Bourbon Heritage Month Michter’s Toasted Barrel TTB Approvals GlenDronach Revival 15yr George Brown Birthday Review of the Week Shameless Plug Michter’s Toasted […]

WBSE Barrel Report: Volume 1 Issue 1

by WBSEon August 30, 2018
  Aug 31, 2018 Vol 1 – Issue 1 The WBSE Barrel Report Featuring the latest news and updates in the world of whisk(e)y! In This Issue:  Castle & Key Grand Opening Shameless Plug TTB Approvals Review of the Week Metallica Whiskey Shameless Plug Get WBSE T-Shirts here! Castle & Key Grand Opening After a […]

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by WBSEon August 22, 2018
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Kilchoman

by WBSEon April 12, 2018
Kilchoman (pronounced kill-ho-man) is one of the newest distilleries in Scotland, and the newest distillery on the island of Islay (until Ardnahoe opens its doors this May).  Founded in 2005 by former-independent bottler Anthony Wills, Kilchoman is a true “farm distillery”.  Situated on Islay’s Rockside Farm, Kilchoman has a couple thousand acres of farmland leased […]

Bruichladdich

by WBSEon March 20, 2018
Nestled against the coast of Loch Indaal on the west side of Islay sits the Bruichladdich (pronounced bruchh-lad-ee) Distillery.  As far as mainstream popularity goes, Bruichladdich often sits in the shadow of the three southern Islay powerhouses of Ardbeg, Laphroaig, and Lagavulin, but this Islay distillery is not to be underestimated. Bruichladdich was built in […]

Oban

by WBSEon March 6, 2018
Oban Distillery, founded in the late 18th century, is one of the oldest distilleries in Scotland.  Situated right in the middle of the small coastal town of Oban, the distillery is also one of the few urban distilleries in Scotland.  Due to its unique location, Oban has had very little space to expand over the years, which […]

Whiskey Awards 2017

by WBSEon December 27, 2017
The end of the year is upon us, which means for us whiskey enthusiasts, it’s a great time to reflect on the past 12 months of our whiskey endeavors.  We pour a nice hefty dram on these cold winter days, sit down by the fireplace, and allow our minds to drift into nostalgic flashbacks of […]
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Highland Park

by WBSEon December 5, 2017
Onto the distillery now, which inhabits the Orkney Isle like a small city of stone, complete with 26 (!!!) onsite aging warehouses, most of which are traditional single story dunnage style buildings.  Highland Park also does a portion of its own floor maltings on site, which is increasingly rare in the modern scotch industry.  Highland […]