Balcones Brimstone

Thanks to /u/ScotchChick for pouring me a sample of this. Balcones Brimstone differs from other whiskies? Why? Well instead of smoking the grain, which in this case is corn, they smoked the whisky. Which I personally haven’t had before. However, if this was any other whiskey, I’d probably end the review right there, or opine the amazing aspects of innovation and how the American system allowing for that… Continue reading Balcones Brimstone

Garrison Brother’s Single Barrel

Thanks to /u/I_SAID_NO_GOLDFISH for this dram. Never been to Texas. I had a childhood friend who grew up there. And was tall. And had an accent. Which was interesting for someone in Quebec, at the time. I also have a friend who has visited. As fairly left leaning individuals from the socialist bastion of Canada (well, it used to be), his description of the area is… Continue reading Garrison Brother’s Single Barrel

Balcones True Blue Cask Strength

Geez, it’s about time I got around to doing another American maltwhiskey. Special thanks to /u/HawkI84, you crazy double-entendre named soul you! Always did love MASH. Haven’t driven in Oregon/Idaho yet, so I don’t know how they mesh up. Moving along… Recently we’ve all heard about the drama down at Balcones. And more of the issues, the loss of the main person, and the fighting… Continue reading Balcones True Blue Cask Strength

Ranger Creek Rimfire Mesquite Smoked Texas Single Malt Whiskey

No, this is not about the time I met up with some army buddies down by the creek and ate raw poblanos and Exlax, this is a Texas Single Malt! Thanks again to /u/pacifen[2] for sending me the sample. Much appreciated to try some of these small, local malts. I’ve been saving this one until my one buddy could have some as well, as we… Continue reading Ranger Creek Rimfire Mesquite Smoked Texas Single Malt Whiskey