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Yellow Rose Rye Whiskey, 45%

I’ve only had one earlier sip of a Yellow Rose whisky from Texas, and that one I didn’t like. However, that was a bourbon and this is a rye whisky, so things might be different. Yellow Rose is the first … Continue reading

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The ‘end of the year tasting’ by Whisky4All

Eight different American whiskies on a Sunday afternoon, right between Christmas and New Year. Sounds good to me! Especially when Norbert of Whisky4All organizes it, since I’ve not had any disappointing tastings with him. Sure, there was some money involved, … Continue reading

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De Whiskykoning’s American Whiskey Tasting, 2020 edition

Every year there are lots of thematic tastings at Whiskyslijterij De Koning. I always try to participate in some, but it’s a logistical nightmare to get back home later at night. Sometimes the trip back takes three hours with lots … Continue reading

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Balcones Single Malt, 53%

Apart from the Rumble I also found a sizable sample of their Single Malt. I have no idea how their batch numbers work, but this one states “Sm12-10/2012-12-13”. This could mean several things, depending on whether the 12-10 means December … Continue reading

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Balcones Rumble, 47%

By going through my samples last week or so, I found some tiny vials of golden liquid that I had completely forgotten about. This Balcones Rumble was one of them, which is a shame. Not only because there might be … Continue reading

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Balcones True Blue TB-12-6, 58%

I’ve tried Balcones’ True Blue whiskey before, about 2 years ago. Back then I wasn’t thrilled but at least it was better than the Baby Blue. I don’t think the sample has been finished and it might just be sitting … Continue reading

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2 Balcones whiskies

Balcones is a small distillery in Waco, Texas. It is the only distillery in Texas, which feels a bit weird for such a large state. Its also believed to be the only distillery distilling a blue corn mash. Unfortunately, I … Continue reading

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