Category Archives: – American Whiskey

FEW 3yo, 2013-2016, 63.4% – SMWS (B4.3 – Full Flavour Behaviour)

It struck me as kind of funny that one of the few (pun intended) American whiskeys the SMWS bottles has a name with two words that are spelled in a distinctly English way. So, I got a big share of … Continue reading

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Heaven Hill 2001-2016, Islay Cask Finish, 53.8% – Malts of Scotland

Malts of Scotland have released quite a few Heaven Hills over the last couple of years. I know there was a sherry cask finish, a regular one and this Islay cask finish. I think there also was a port finished … Continue reading

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Willett, Family Estate Bottled Single Barrel Rye, cask 124, 58.7%

I have no idea why exactly, but I really love Willett. They used to release heaps of old rye whiskies, but those stocks seem to have depleted. Since a couple of years they’ve been distilling their own whiskey. Before that … Continue reading

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More bottle shares

The whisky season is hitting the ground running with some really interesting releases. Of course, I wouldn’t be me if I didn’t want to try a lot of them, so there’s about to be a lot of bottle shares happening … Continue reading

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Eagle Rare 10, barrel 230, 45% – OB for World of Drinks

This is not going to be a traditional review with proper tasting notes. Mostly since I didn’t write any notes, but I still want to review this whisky, in a way. Some background first, since that is the reason I’m … Continue reading

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Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel, 100 Proof

This is not a review. A short while ago I saw that Jack Daniel’s had released a Single Barrel at 100 proof. Their regular single barrels are all bottled at 90 proof (45% ABV) and I thought this was something … Continue reading

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Roughstock Montana Straight Rye Whiskey, 45%

This second Roughstock whiskey is a 100% rye whiskey from Montana. It came third in Shai’s samples and, as the rest, it wasn’t labeled. It’s labeled as a straight rye whiskey, and there’s no age statement I can discern, so … Continue reading

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