It may come as a surprise to learn only one of the major London Dry gins -- Beefeater -- is actually produced in London. The primary requirement for the category is that it be juniper-forward. Rather than produce in the pricey capital,...Show More Summary
Our final whisky in the 2014 Diageo Special Releases is this no-age-statement offering from Clynelish, an active distillery in the far northern Highlands. The first Clynelish released by Diageo in this series, this whisky has been aged in “ex-bourbon, rejuvenated… Continue reading ? The post Review: Clynelish Select Reserve Limited Edition 2014 appeared first on Drinkhacker.
He was promptly arrested. Police have recovered five barrels of bourbon stolen from the Wild Turkey Distillery in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky earlier this week. According to the Associated Press, it's estimated that each barrel is valued between $3,700 to $6,000, which means that between $18,500 to $30,000 worth of booze was taken from the distillery. Show More Summary
It’s time for whisky #7 out of 11 in the 2014 Diageo Special Edition releases, this one a 21 year old from Rosebank, a now-defunct distillery in the Lowlands. This whisky was distilled in 1992. Rosebank promptly shuttered in 1993… Continue reading ? The post Review: Rosebank 21 Years Old Limited Edition 2014 appeared first on Drinkhacker.
Onward to the 6th whisky in the 2014 Diageo Special Edition releases, a 25 year old from Cragganmore, a Speyside distillery best known for its younger single malts. This 25 year old was distilled in 1988 and aged in a… Continue reading ? The post Review: Cragganmore 25 Years Old Limited Edition 2014 appeared first on Drinkhacker.
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Yesterday we experienced Caol Ila’s unpeated expression; today it’s the full monty, and bottled at a full 30 years of age — the oldest Caol Ila ever released by the distillery itself. #4 in the 2014 Diageo Special Releases is a… Continue reading ? The post Review: Caol Ila 30 Years Old Limited Edition 2014 appeared first on Drinkhacker.
Caol Ila is an active Islay distillery, and any Scotch nut knows that means peat and lots of it. But once each year Caol Ila makes unpeated whisky, just for kicks. This is one of those releases, a 15 year old… Continue reading ? The post Review: Caol Ila Unpeated 15 Years Old Limited Edition 2014 appeared first on Drinkhacker.
Whisky #2 of 11 for Diageo’s 2014 special releases is a familiar one: Brora 35 Years Old, which is being issued for the third time in three years. Distilled in 1978, this is a classic expression from a long-shuttered distillery.… Continue reading ? The post Review: Brora 35 Years Old Limited Edition 2014 appeared first on Drinkhacker.
One of the most anticipated annual events in Scotch whisky is now upon us: Diageo’s Special Releases, antiquities both old and new (mostly old) from some of Scotland’s most storied distilleries. We’ve covered these releases for a few years, and… Continue reading ? The post Review: Benrinnes 21 Years Old Limited Edition 2014 appeared first on Drinkhacker.
What we’ve got here is Canadian rye, aged for seven years, then shipped off to San Francisco’s Treasure Island for bottling by a craft distilling operation, Treasure Island Distillery. The label says seven years, but actually for this second batch,… Continue reading ? The post Review: Bender’s Whiskey Small Batch Rye 7 Years Old Batch #2 appeared first on Drinkhacker.
Even though three centuries have gone by since the Holland-based Nolet Distillery was first established by Joannes Nolet in 1691, the business is still in the family. The purveyors of RELATED ►POST PROFILESHARE ►
A TV drama about the founder of the first Japanese whiskey distillery has doubled sales of the drink in Japan, proving once again that the media has an immense influence on consumer preferences.
The Six Pillars encompass the strong sense of place at the heart of the distillery and the estate, together with the long experience of distilling and maturing a single malt whisky with a reputation for product excellence and distinctive taste. Read the rest of the story at: Profile: The Macallan Six Pillars
Despite being one of the most valuable alcohol brands in the world, Jack Daniel's is manufactured in a 147-year-old distillery in Lynchburg, Tenn. that is actually on the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Register of Historic Places. It's...Show More Summary
Corn dog maven Jim Stacy recently landed his first high-profile television show, Offbeat Eats with Jim Stacy, on the Cooking Channel. In the pilot episode, he hunts down food inspired by monster movies at restaurants in Atlanta, San Diego, and Easthampton, Massachusetts.
One look at the gleaming copper pot stills inside Bangkok’s A. R. Sutton & Co. Engineers Siam bar and distillery and it’s clear that Ashley Sutton, owner and founder, isn’t messing around. Those familiar with Bangkok’s nightlife scene...Show More Summary
Black Rock Distillery in Spray, Oregon (population: 160) is the home of 9 Rocks Vodka (aka Nine Rocks Vodka), which is a triple-distilled (from what is unknown), charcoal- and micro-filtered neutral spirit. Mild on the nose, the vodka offers a… Continue reading ? The post Review: 9 Rocks Vodka appeared first on Drinkhacker.
Rolling River Spirits is a Portland, Oregon distillery producing vodka, gin, and — soon — a whiskey. Today we look at the company’s vodka, which is distilled from winter wheat in a small reflux column still. Rolling River Vodka is… Continue reading ? The post Review: Rolling River Vodka appeared first on Drinkhacker.
It’s increasingly difficult to keep up with the flood of whiskies that flow from Islay’s Kilchoman, but this one really is unique: It’s the first official distillery bottling to be released at cask strength. (An ImpEx exclusive was also cask… Continue reading ? The post Review: Kilchoman Original Cask Strength appeared first on Drinkhacker.