Ellenstown 12 Cask Strength

Thanks to /u/nsquare14 for sending me some samples. Really appreciate these, as he sent me some I’ve never reviewed as a thank you for the reviews. If someone offered you a dram of Ellenstown 12 Cask Strength, you may, like me, wonder what that was. Has Ellen finally made a town, where there’s a distillery, and presumably a big hype train and people having a great time?… Continue reading Ellenstown 12 Cask Strength

Ohishi Rice Whisky Sherry Cask

Thanks to /u/nsquare14 for sending me some samples. Really appreciate these, as he sent me some I’ve never reviewed as a thank you for the reviews. Ohishi distillery was founded in 1872. They are the closest distillery to the Kuma River, known for superior water quality. I assume that it involves robots making it better somehow. Ohishi is primarly known for its sake and shochu, and… Continue reading Ohishi Rice Whisky Sherry Cask

Benrinnes 19 1997 Old Malt Cask Hunter Laing (K&L Exclusive)

Thanks to /u/nsquare14 for sending me some samples. Really appreciate these, as he sent me some I’ve never reviewed as a thank you for the reviews. Little bit of a rant here, with hopes that someone reads it that can do something. There’s no such thing as a whisky, from a distillery, that you can buy and, just based on it coming from that distillery, ensure… Continue reading Benrinnes 19 1997 Old Malt Cask Hunter Laing (K&L Exclusive)

Arran 20 1996 Private Cask for LCBO

Thanks to /u/smokedherring  for handing me a sample. I’ve explained the LCBO, the provincial alcohol authority in Ontario, Canada. Just go back through some of the old posts. So after years of people asking, myself included, for single cask selections in Ontario, the LCBO seemingly listened. And we had tequila and scotch selections available to us. We’re like real people now! However you should always read the… Continue reading Arran 20 1996 Private Cask for LCBO