Old Forester 1920 Prohibition Style

Thanks to /u/georgejessel for pouring me this dram If you happen to only read my bourbon reviews or just been ignoring the silly review styles I’ve been doing and then fallen onto this review, well welcome. This dram was part of a group of whiskey samples I swapped for that my wife then put in order for an Advent Calendar. Aren’t those usually written about in December?… Continue reading Old Forester 1920 Prohibition Style

Distillery Spotlight: North of 7 Distillery

Have you ever gone indoor rock climbing, and in between free climbs of the big wall, wished you could take a break and sip a few drams? Well lucky for you, the team at North of 7 Distillery has you covered! Greg Lipin and Jody Miall started the Coyote Rock Gym in 1992 with great success, often celebrated with their spirit of choice – Bourbon. In … Continue reading Distillery Spotlight: North of 7 Distillery

Toronto Whisky Society’s Whiskies of the Year 2018

2018 was a fantastic year for the Toronto Whisky Society (TWS), between hosting a number of wonderful tastings, visiting distilleries, reviewing whiskies, and of course all the great social events with members. It would be a waste to have all these great whisky lovers and not ask them for their whiskies of the year! Read below to see what whiskies were the highlights for a … Continue reading Toronto Whisky Society’s Whiskies of the Year 2018

Rock Town Arkansas Single Barrel Reserve Cask Strength

Thanks to the Toronto Whisky Society for hosting this event, and to /u/devoz for picking out the lineup. Well this is special. I’m running a tasting, and I get to try the first bourbon I’ve ever had from Arkansas. That’s pretty cool. Then I made a fool of myself by getting the most basic thing wrong: The definition of Bourbon. I’ve heard (erroneously) over and over it only means… Continue reading Rock Town Arkansas Single Barrel Reserve Cask Strength

Thomas H. Handy Sazerac Rye 2016

Thanks to /u/devoz for pouring me a sample. I usually feel a bit sheepish about some of my reviews. They’re behind the times, to be honest. However when it comes to the rarer, harder to find stuff, I’m going to review them when I get the chance. Period. Take, for instance, Thomas H. Handy Sazerac Rye from 2016. Yes, this would have been more pertinent two years ago. However… Continue reading Thomas H. Handy Sazerac Rye 2016

Four Roses 2016 Limited Edition Barrel Strength

Thanks to /u/devoz for pouring me this sample. Four Roses 2016 Limited Edition Barrel Strength is something I almost feel like I shouldn’t have to explain. I mean, by now, even the newest of the new whiskey fans know of this, right? But that’d be unprofessional. Or something. Or more than I usually do. So for those of you not in the know, each year there’s a new… Continue reading Four Roses 2016 Limited Edition Barrel Strength