Category: Whisky Reviews

Auchroisk 10 Year Flora and Fauna – 85/100

The Auchroisk 10 Year Flora and Fauna was once known as The Singleton, although the name was changed when it was released as part of the Flora and Fauna series beginning in 2001. This is the signature product of Auchroisk,...

/ August 29, 2011

Ben Nevis 10 Year Old Whisky – 79/100

The Ben Nevis 10 Year is the entry level single malt whisky from this well-known Scottish distillery. It has the richness and depth that distinguishes Western Highland whiskies and is an excellent way to sample this distinctive style. While it...

/ August 26, 2011

Balbair 1989 Whisky – 83/100

The Balblair 1989 is one of three official whiskies released in 2007 from the eponymous Highland distillery. It is more matured than younger versions from the Balblair distillery and has the depth we would expect from an ex-bourbon cask matured...

/ August 19, 2011

Amrut Intermediate Sherry Matured Whisky – 87/100

The Amrut Intermediate Sherry Matured is one of many notable single malt whiskies coming out of India. This whisky is unique because, as its name suggests, it spends part of its maturation period in sherry casks. This, of course, changes...

/ August 18, 2011

Glen Breton Ice 10 Year Old Whisky – 74/100

In many ways, Glen Breton Ice is a pioneer spirit; it is the first single malt in the world to be aged in ice wine barrels from Nova Scotia. It is aged ten years and bottled at cask strength, which...

/ August 17, 2011

Aberfeldy 21 Year Old Whisky – 92/100

If you are tired of trying whiskies with too many flaws or a lack of complexity, the Aberfeldy 21 Year is the perfect whisky to taste. Many whisky connoisseurs give it high or even perfect scores. It is generally considered...

/ August 12, 2011

Yamazaki 18 Year Old Whisky – 91/100

While Japanese whiskies were originally the butt of jokes, no one who has tasted them will laugh along. Yamazaki 18 is one whisky that has built the reputation of both its parent company (Suntory) and its nation. If you have...

/ August 12, 2011

Ardbeg 17 Year Whisky Review – 89/100

If you love the Ardbeg 17 (and who doesn’t?) you might want to get a bottle now, as it seems to get rarer and more expensive by the day. It has been discontinued for several years, but it just continues...

/ July 16, 2011

Buffalo Trace Whisky Review – 88/100

When you drink Buffalo Trace, you are not just having a nice drink of bourbon; you are experiencing an artisan product created with the methods used by our ancestors. Buffalo Trace is created at one of the oldest known distilling...

/ July 16, 2011

Jack Daniels Single Barrel Whisky Review – 68/100

Can an American alcohol company make a whisky that will be loved by connoisseurs? This sounds like a rhetorical question with an obvious answer (no!), but Jack Daniels is giving it the old school try. When most whisky lovers talk...

/ July 16, 2011