Bunnahabhain 39 1976 Cadenheads Small Batch

Thanks to /u/xile_ for sharing this one with us. And we hit the end of the tasting. The tasting, I might add, that was a decent length, had multiple breaks, and tons of water in between. This is the maximum amount of drams I would do, given the length, and taped out after this one. So this one was handed to me with no background, only that… Continue reading Bunnahabhain 39 1976 Cadenheads Small Batch

Northern Border Collection tasting event at the Drake Devonshire

Recently some of Corby’s representatives reached out to members of the Toronto Whisky Society to attend a tasting event they were having with bartenders and whisky media at the Drake Devonshire in picturesque Prince Edward County. TOModera and I were fortunate enough to be able to go. We looked forward to the opportunity to try the soon-to-be-released Northern Border Collection Limited Releases! It was TOModera’s first … Continue reading Northern Border Collection tasting event at the Drake Devonshire

Springbank 8 Fresh Sherry Springbank Society

Thanks to /u/xile_ for sharing this one with us. Springbank is now the leading distillery for fermentation time, with 110 hours. Most places do between 40 hours and 3 days, with some doing a few more than that. The result is evident in Springbank’s quality, and for that they should be praised. The true reason I bring this up is I find young Springbanks have these nice,… Continue reading Springbank 8 Fresh Sherry Springbank Society

Heartwood Calm Before the Storm Review

Heartwood Calm Before the Storm Review     * 66.4% ABV * 7 years old * First-fill ex-Oloroso sherry cask     Well this should be fun, my first Heartwood review. Massive thank you to TOModera for letting me try this.   Nose: Not the most complex, tons of sherry and spice. Raisin, clove, pepper, brown sugar. Oak and leather, some alcohol as well.   … Continue reading Heartwood Calm Before the Storm Review

Compass Box 3 Deluxe

Thanks to /u/xile_ for sharing this one with us. Compass Box 3 Deluxe. Sounds like we’re missing, right? Yeah, I typically remove the word “years old” in my reviews. Why? Because I need to be different, as that’s what I was told when I was a kid. Compass Box feels that the current rules for blended whisky should be changed, allowing them to explain exactly what goes… Continue reading Compass Box 3 Deluxe