Whisky reviews (8515)
Balvenie 17 Year old Sherry Oak - Restarting on a discontinued dram!
With job-searching and life-planning filling up my spring & summer means i haven't been able to spend too much time reviewing whiskies. But during my little "off-time" at my parents place in the south… read more
Redbreast 12 yo Cask Strength - Irish Brawler
My first review since early May, as I’ve been but a casual sipper since then. Let’s be honest: I found I was drinking for the sake of drinking, rather than for appreciation, so I decided some self-dis… read more
Pike Creek 10 yo double barreled - Canadian of the year!
Yes, this Pike Ceek just received the best Canadian whisky award at the world's whiskies award. My queston: Is it deserved? Even if I'm Canadian myself, I am not a fan of Canadian whiskies. But I find… read more
Gibson's Finest Rare 18 Year Old - Midsummer night dream
I am first a scotch enthusiast. I will go from time to time to an high rye content bourbon for the sweetness and the big spices (think cask srtenght). I rarely go to a Rye. Without the corn of the bo… read more
Buffalo Trace - Which Buffalo Trace
On the nose, I have vanilla, corn, nutmeg, sawdust and a hint of milk chocolate mint. After a while the rye spices take over, so does the milk chocolate mint with some cherry and orange. The rye spices… read more
White Owl Whisky - A good white whisky...
I just said in the title it was a good white whisky - this does not, of course, mean that it's a good sipping whisky. But I'd have this over new makes/white dogs any day. I debated long and hard before… read more
Ballantines Ballantine's Gold Seal 12 Years Old Special Reserve - 12 Minis! - Part II
My alphabetical order is a bit out of whack, but I'm going to try to (roughly) adhere to it as we go through these minis. This is a Ballantine's 12 Year Old, but the label is very different from the c… read more
Balcones Distilling Texas Single Malt - Truly A Unique Single Malt
The first two whiskies I had from Balcones Distillery were the Brimstone Resurrection and the Brimstone Blue Corn. Both spirits being uniquely treated to sun baked Texas Oak smoke. The result was a truly… read more
Black & White - 12 Minis! - Part I
Some weeks ago I participated in the monthly online auction Scotch Whisky Auctions (based in Glasgow) and won (among other things) twelve minis. Thankfully my good friend Rick Culver was in Glasgow sh… read more
Storm - Stormy Blended Malt
Well, here's something new on the LCBO shelf - something from the "Whisky Shack Company" called Storm (not to be confused with Talisker Storm). This one is a blended malt scotch from Lombard Brands (who… read more