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Knob Creek Cask Strength Rye

by Bobby Longon June 26, 2018
Knob Creek rye whiskey, launched by Beam-Suntory in 2012, has by all accounts been a successfully consistent and solid mid-shelf rye whiskey over the past several years.  In late 2017, Beam finally threw fans of the whiskey a bone by announcing that a new single barrel program would be launched for Knob Creek rye, with […]
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Aberlour A’Bunadh Batch 53

by Blake Cortrighton March 16, 2018
The first time I was introduced to Aberlour A’Bunadh (a Scotch Gaelic word meaning “of the origin”), I was at a bar trying multiple scotches.  I was relatively new to whisky tasting at the time, and that night I was also tasting a peated Japanese whisky, GlenDronach 15 year, and Aberlour 12 Year.  By the […]

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Redbreast 12 Year Cask Strength

by Andrew Owenon November 17, 2017
I don’t consider myself a proof snob.  If asked what my preferred whiskey ABV is, I typically tell people around 50% for bourbon or 46% for scotch.  One of my favorite whiskies of all time – Highland Park 18 Year – is bottled at 43%.  That said, statistical analysis of my hundreds of whiskey rankings […]