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Talisker Storm: No Age Statement Scotch Done Right

Spirit Reviews Andrew Strenio 5 comments

Releasing whiskies without age statements is a growing yet controversial trend among distilleries, a move away from 10 year, 12 year, 18 year, etc., offerings. The movement has been met with mixed feelings from connoisseurs and critics, skeptical of the trend as a way to cash in on the current boom in demand for whisky despite the limited stocks of older aged malts at most distilleries. While that is certainly a very real concern, we tend to feel that the proof is in the pudding. More

Compass Box Peat Monster 10th Anniversary Limited Edition is Worth Celebrating

Spirit Reviews Andrew Strenio 7 comments

Compass Box has many lovely bottlings in their lineup, but arguably their breakthrough whisky was the Peat Monster—an unapologetically peaty blend of single malts that has a balanced sweetness to it that makes it an entirely distinct style of whiskey. This year Compass Box celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Peat Monster with a limited edition anniversary release, bottled at 97.8 proof. We gave this special whisky a try. More

New Jägermeister Spice: A Kinder, Gentler Jäger

Spirit Reviews Andrew Strenio 6 comments

Jägermeister Spice was inspired by the original recipe (flavored with some 56 secret herbs, fruits, flowers, and roots) but highlights cinnamon and vanilla, and is bottled at a lower 50 proof. And here's the shocker: it's meant to be drunk neat at room temperature. More

Tuthilltown Hudson Maple Cask Rye: 'Flavored' Whiskey Done Right

Spirit Reviews Andrew Strenio 4 comments

The new Tuthilltown Spirits Hudson Maple Cask Rye Whiskey is not a whiskey with flavoring added, but instead a uniquely finished whiskey. And it's an absolute knockout. More

Bourbon for Breakfast: New Knob Creek Smoked Maple Bourbon

Spirit Reviews Andrew Strenio 2 comments

This is the most successful flavored bourbon we've tried to date. More

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