Category Archive: Other Spirits

Aug 07

Herradura Añejo Tequila – Review

Herradura Añejo Tequila 100% De Agave 80 Proof Price Point: $40 – $50 for 750 ML Distiller: Casa Herradura Background I have reviewed two other tequilas on this blog – Don Julio Añejo and Milagro Reposado.  I’m starting to enjoy tequila as a regular in my rotation, and am finding myself wanting to try what’s out …

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Mar 20

Milagro Tequila Reposado – Review

Leyenda del Milagro Tequila Reposado 80 Proof Price Point: $20 – $30 for 750 ML Distiller: Tequilera Milagro Background Last month, I reviewed Don Julio Añejo, one of my “go-to” spirits when I’m not in the mood for a dram of whiskey.  While it is indeed a fine tequila, I noted that it just doesn’t seem …

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Feb 06

Don Julio Tequila Añejo – Review

Tequila Reserva de Don Julio Añejo 80 Proof Price Point: $45 – $55 for 750 ML Distiller: Tequila Don Julio Background I have reviewed two rums on this blog (Brugal 1888 and Ron Zacapa).  As I reviewed these “premium” rums, it sparked an interest in learning about spirits other than whiskey.  I’m not particularly interested in …

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Oct 03

Ron Zacapa Centenario Rum – Review

Ron Zacapa Centenario 23 Solera Gran Reserva Rum 80 Proof Price Point: $40 – $50 for 750 ML Distiller: Rum Creation & Products Inc. Background During the summer, I find myself straying from whiskey (only sometimes) and reaching for a nice glass of rum.  The only non-whiskey I have reviewed on this blog is Brugal 1888, …

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Aug 23

J. Potts Whiskey – Review

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J. Potts Whiskey 94 Proof Price Point: $25 – $35 for 750 ML Distiller: Manatawny Still Works   Background A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of touring Manatawny Still Works in Pottstown, Pennsylvania (you can read about it here).  As stated in my write-up, I bought a bottle of their J. Potts Whiskey, a …

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Mar 08

Corsair Wry Moon Unaged Whiskey – Review

Corsair Wry Moon

Corsair Wry Moon Unaged Kentucky Whiskey 92 Proof Price Point: $30 – $40 for 750 ML Distiller: Corsair Artisan LLC   Background If you caught my post last Saturday, you would know that I recently embarked on a new “experiment” – one in which I am taking new spirit and aging it in a one …

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Sep 07

Buffalo Trace White Dog Mash #1 – Review

Buffalo Trace White Dog Mash #1

Buffalo Trace White Dog Mash #1 125 Proof Price Point: $10 – $20 for 375 ML Distiller: Buffalo Trace Distillery   Background Oh, how I loathe white dog (unaged) whiskeys.  Typically, I embrace different ways of experimenting with whiskey, but I simply do not understand the fascination with consuming new make spirit. Buffalo Trace White …

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Jun 09

Brugal 1888 Rum – Review

Brugal 1888 Rum

Brugal 1888 Ron Gran Reserva Familiar (Rum) 76 Proof Price Point: $45 – $55 for 750 ML (700 ML pictured) Distiller: Brugal & Co.   Background We can’t drink whiskey all the time, right?  That’s why rum exists!  Although whiskey is, and more than likely always will be, my go-to drink, I do enjoy mixing …

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