Macduff 2000 Jack Wiebers Old Mining Collection

Thanks to /u/whisky_lads for the sample. Over the years I’ve mentioned that the Highlands are not really my jam. Why? Because I can’t speak properly and usually use old terminology to hide that. But also because Highland malts, as a complete unit, have not been my go to. Now granted, over the years I’ve had some distilleries that have challenged that belief. Brora, Edradour, GlenDronach, and… Continue reading Macduff 2000 Jack Wiebers Old Mining Collection

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]