Two-dram Tuesday: Kilchoman Coull Point & Kilchoman 5 Single Cask Bourbon

Ok , now I’m really stretching for those alliterations. Today I’m going to cover 2 Kilchoman drams. The first I got as a prize in our Toronto Whisky Society high proof bourbon tasting for getting I think 1 right or something? We weren’t very good at guessing. Kilchoman Coull Point – 46% Appearance: gloriously uncoloured with thick, sexy legs Nose: some light peat up front, … Continue reading Two-dram Tuesday: Kilchoman Coull Point & Kilchoman 5 Single Cask Bourbon

Five & 20 Spirits [Distillery visit & Reviews]

My wife and I were heading down to a town near Pittsburgh for a family event, so naturally I looked up any distilleries that may be along the way. I came across Five & 20 Spirits & Brewing, which is just off the I-90 on the far Western edge of NY state, and so we stopped in to try their rye and bourbon. Turns out, … Continue reading Five & 20 Spirits [Distillery visit & Reviews]

Wigle Whiskey [Distillery Visit & Reviews]

Was visiting family down near Pittsburgh for a weekend and decided to check out the city, as I’d never been before. In the Strip district we came across the Wigle Distillery. We went in and they were selling flights, so I decided to try this “most awarded craft distillery”‘s offerings (and see if it’s most awarded because of quality, or because they enter the most … Continue reading Wigle Whiskey [Distillery Visit & Reviews]

Toronto Whisky Society – St. Patrick’s Day Reviews

It’s that time of year again. St. Patrick’s Day is upon us and from now through the weekend people will be donning green attire, chugging green beer and chasing leprechauns, or something like that. As enjoyable as that is allow me to suggest one change in these annual festivities: ditch the green beer and have a glass or two of an Irish whiskey instead. If you find yourself wondering which of … Continue reading Toronto Whisky Society – St. Patrick’s Day Reviews

3 new-to-me distilleries! Glenburgie 10, Balblair 10 and Glen Grant 1996, all bottled by Gordon & MacPhail

I haven’t had any of the 3 distilleries below before, despite having minis/samples from them for a while now. decided to review them all together. Glenburgie 10 Gordon & Macphail – 40% This is a mini I bought in Scotland at a bottle shop in edinburgh. Since we were limited in our weight flying from scotland back to mainland europe, we went the route of … Continue reading 3 new-to-me distilleries! Glenburgie 10, Balblair 10 and Glen Grant 1996, all bottled by Gordon & MacPhail

Bryan’s Solera Reviews: Unpeated and Peated Bottles

These reviews were my 400th and 401st whisky reviews on Reddit. Crazy to think about it. To celebrate that milestone I decided to review a couple bottles that have been with me for a while through my whisky journey: my 2 solera bottles. I started these in May 2014, so some of the juice in there has been marrying for nearly 3 years. My life … Continue reading Bryan’s Solera Reviews: Unpeated and Peated Bottles