Tag: 12 year old

Oct 31

WhistlePig 12 Year Old Madeira Cask Rye – Review

WhistlePig Old World 12 Year Old Straight Rye Whiskey 86 Proof Price Point: $125 – $135 for 750 ML Distiller: WhistlePig Farm Background WhistlePig has taken some heat over the years.  I won’t get into the details here, as a simple Google search should satisfy your curiosity.  That being said, there’s no doubt that their whiskey is still good …

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Jul 11

Aberlour 12 Year Old Scotch – Review

Aberlour 12 Year Old Scotch

Aberlour 12 Year Old Double Cask Matured Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky 80 Proof Price Point: $40 – $50 for 750 ML Distiller: Aberlour Distillery Company Ltd.   Background I love me a sherry-finished whisky.  Macallan 12 Year Old and Glenmorangie Lasanta are two of the regulars on my shelf.  When Aberlour 12 Year Old finally made …

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Jun 13

Tomatin 12 Year Old Scotch – Review

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Tomatin 12 Year Old Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky 86 Proof Price Point: $30 – $40 for 750 ML Distiller: The Tomatin Distillery Co. Ltd.   Background Akin to Bulleit Bourbon, and other whiskies I have commented on similarly, Tomatin 12 Year Old is a whisky I have seen frequently on the shelf but never had a compelling …

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Apr 04

Tullamore Dew 12 Year Old Irish Whiskey – Review

Tullamore Dew Special Reserve Triple Distilled 12 Year Old Irish Whiskey 80 Proof Price Point: $40 – $50 for 750 ML Distiller: Tullamore Dew Company Ltd.   Background Last year, I reviewed Tullamore Dew 10 Year Old Single Malt, a major step-up from the standard Tullamore Dew, and an excellent Irish whiskey.  Today I am reviewing Tullamore …

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Jun 28

Knappogue Castle 12 Year Old Irish Whiskey – Review

Knappogue 12 Year Old Irish Whiskey

Knappogue Castle 12 Year Old Single Malt Irish Whiskey 80 Proof Price Point: $35 – $45 for 750 ML Distiller: Unknown   Background Two weeks ago I reviewed Clontarf 1014, an Irish whiskey that was sent to me by Castle Brands to review.  This week, I’m stepping it up and trying their single malt Irish, Knappogue …

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Aug 24

Redbreast 12 Year Old Irish Whiskey – Review

Redbreast 12 Year Old Irish Whiskey

Redbreast 12 Year Old Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey 80 Proof Price Point: $45 – $55 for 750 ML Distiller: Midleton Distillery   Background I was recently having dinner at a country club (no, I’m not a member; it was a work function).  Before dinner, a few of us went to the bar and ordered …

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Jul 13

Cragganmore 12 Year Old Scotch – Review

Cragganmore 12 Year Old Scotch

Cragganmore 12 Year Old Single Speyside Malt Scotch Whisky 80 Proof Price Point: $50 – $60 for 750 ML Distiller: Cragganmore Distillery   Background I’ve reviewed a lot of whiskeys on this blog.  Ninety to be exact.  Most of them are whiskeys I saw in the store that I had heard something good about.  And …

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May 11

Bunnahabhain 12 Year Old Scotch – Review

Bunnahabhain Scotch

Bunnahabhain 12 Year Old Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky 92.6 Proof Price Point: $45 – $55 for 750 ML Distiller: The Bunnahabhain Distillery Company   Background Islay Scotches have a heck of a lot to offer.  Pick up a bottle of Ardbeg 10 Year Old, and you’ll get a mouthful of smoke.  Try out a …

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Mar 23

Elijah Craig 12 Year Old Bourbon – Review

Elijah Craig 12 Year Old Bourbon

Elijah Craig 12 Year Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 94 Proof Price Point: $20 – $30 for 750 ML Distiller: Heaven Hill Distillery   Background Bloggers are an interesting breed.  In a perfect world, we would all be completely objective and just give our readers the facts.  In the real world, we are entirely subjective, …

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Feb 16

Macallan 12 Year Old Scotch – Review

Macallan 12 Year Old Scotch

The Macallan 12 Year Old Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky 86 Proof Price Point: $50 – $60 for 750 ML Distiller: The Macallan Distillers Ltd.   Background Well over a year ago, I posted a review of the Macallan Fine Oak 10 Year Old.  It was not a favorable review.  Afterwards, I avoided Macallan with the understanding …

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