Old Forester Birthday Bourbon 2013

Special thanks to /u/kilrathi for sending me this dram. Was able to share this one with my father, who is more of a bourbon aficionado than I am, so I thought he’d enjoy it. Old Forester Birthday Bourbon 2013 is one of those yearly whiskies that seems to get everyone standing at attention. As a foolish amateur to the bourbon world, I was curious, however also… Continue reading Old Forester Birthday Bourbon 2013

Bruichladdich Bere Barley 2006 [Mystery Review]

Just received this dram from /u/tvraisedme, and I passed up reviewing a bourbon because I can’t handle being patient with mystery drams. Thanks again mate! Also he had sent me what it was, so that’s at the bottom. I just realized that, as I have a massive headache (not whisky related) and am not thinking straight. And how do I figure them out? Well I… Continue reading Bruichladdich Bere Barley 2006 [Mystery Review]

Talisker 57° North

I don’t think I’ll ever be more confused about a distillery than Talisker. To start off, the negative, because I eat my veggies first, meat second. They are owned by Diageo (boo, boo, booo-urns!) And that makes people annoyed, as they could be making interesting, crazy things, but are hampered by a large corporation that makes money. Well, not THAT hampered. I mean, somewhat, true,… Continue reading Talisker 57° North

Cragganmore 1985 Murray McDavid Mission Gold Series

Ended up with this dram that I was very surprised about. See, I’ve had some Cragganmore before. And the typical, 12 year is.. well, kinda boring to me. Not “I’ll pass it up” boring, more… meh. Especially for the $85 price tag. So during a swap I decided I’ll try the 21 year old. You know, that special edition that came out, from Diageo awhile… Continue reading Cragganmore 1985 Murray McDavid Mission Gold Series