Writer’s Tears Cognac Finish

Casks. They’re mostly needed to age whiskey. Mostly. Yes, that’s the word I want to use there. Totally not a bad idea. But there are only so many trees, only so many people willing to turn those trees into barrels, and only so much that they’ll be paid. Thus the standard of using ex-sherry or ex-bourbon casks will eventually run out. There’s more distilled fermented… Continue reading Writer’s Tears Cognac Finish

Woodford Reserve Master’s Collection Brandy Cask Finish

Thank you to Brown-Forman who recently had a tasting event for some Toronto whiskey fans. We all had a great time, and you can read all about it here. Great write up /u/muaddib99 None the less, I’ve gone through quite a few Woodford Reserves, so most of the whiskies were me going back over all the offerings in one place. However there was a special offering there… Continue reading Woodford Reserve Master’s Collection Brandy Cask Finish

Brown-Forman Tasting Event at JOEY

Back in June, TWS held a tasting event with Brown-Forman at JOEY in the Eaton Centre. This was a joint event with @MaltCollective on Instagram, and was a great evening, enjoyed greatly by the 20+ attendees who were there! The team at JOEY brought out some amazing food and the service was second to none! A huge thank you to the animated and knowledgeable John Breckon … Continue reading Brown-Forman Tasting Event at JOEY

Amrut-pocalayplse [12 Part Review]

Thanks to /u/Jolarbear, /u/LetThereBeR0ck, /u/devoz, /u/WDMC-905, and /u/Schockwaves for the samples. Regulations are a funny thing. Looking at the history of the Scotch industry, one finds that the regulations have been a double edged sword. Originally people had a still, and took whatever leftover barely, wheat, etc. and put it in the still, and drank what came out. Simple alcohol, no cuts, and was something… Continue reading Amrut-pocalayplse [12 Part Review]

Arran Lepanto PX Brandy Cask Finish [Feather’s Flight Review Set #5]

Part two of the Feather’s Drams #5 series, where I go to Feather’s[1] , have some interesting drams, some great food, and people buy me drinks. Last review was brought to us by my parents and my wife, and this one differs in that it was the Pub itself that found out we were celebrating my birthday, and gave me a dram on the house.… Continue reading Arran Lepanto PX Brandy Cask Finish [Feather’s Flight Review Set #5]