Tag: sherry

Aberlour A’bunadh Scotch – Review

Whisky Haul 3/8/15

Aberlour A’bunadh Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky 121.4 Proof Price Point: $70 – $80 for 750 ML Distiller: Aberlour Distillery Company Ltd.   Background Back in July, I reviewed Aberlour 12 Year Old, the smaller (not necessarily younger) brother of today’s review, Aberlour A’bunadh.  I’ve been excited to try this one for some time now, as …

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Glenlivet Nádurra Oloroso Scotch – Review

The Glenlivet Nádurra Oloroso Matured Single Malt Scotch Whisky 121.4 Proof Price Point: $85 – $95 for 750 ML Distiller: The Glenlivet Distillery   Background Sometimes things are “greater than the sum of their parts”, to use a cliché term.  What this means is that when you add individual components together, the value extracted is larger …

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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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Tap 8 Canadian Rye – Review

Tap 8 Rye Sherry Finished Canadian Whisky 83 Proof Price Point: $40 – $50 for 750 ML Distiller: Tap Whisky   Background One of many hot button topics currently being debated in the whiskey world is sourcing.  Cruise over to the Bourbon Truth blog, and you’ll see that transparency is something many “distillers” (putting that word …

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Blairfindy 1976 Natural Strength Sherry Cask Scotch – Review

Blairfindy 1976 Natural Strength Sherry Cask Single Speyside Malt Whisky 102.2 Proof Price Point: Unknown for 750 ML Distiller: Blairfindy (Glenfarclas)   Background A Google search of “Blairfindy” will yield some interesting results.  According to the Blackadder website, “Blairfindy is a single malt from the only family owned distillery on Speyside at Marypark, Ballindalloch.  For …

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Wine vs. Whiskey

Sometimes writing a whiskey blog can be difficult.  I often find myself itching to write about other things (sports, movies, music, etc.), but I want to make my content as relevant as possible.  However, I think it’s perfectly acceptable to branch out a little bit and explore other spirits.  Variety is the spice of life, …

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