Group Review: Laphroaig Select

We’re back with another group review! The Laphroaig Select is a new entry level bottling from Laphroaig, and is a combination of malt aged in Oloroso sherry butts, virgin American white oak, PX seasoned hogsheads, Quarter Casks and first fill ex-bourbon casks. Laphroaig made 6 combinations and sent them to some Friends of Laphroaig, allowing them to choose the blend that would go into this new bottling. … Continue reading Group Review: Laphroaig Select

BenRiach 14 1998 Single Cask Virgin American Oak Finish

Thanks to /u/devoz for this sample. Hey, look, it’s another BenRiach I’ve never had. Guess it’s time to write about how I’m a huge fanboy for them and that’s my bias. Glad that’s out of the way now. Maybe I should explain more for everyone who isn’t a voice in my head as I write this that can immediately get the inside jokes. I enjoy BenRiach… Continue reading BenRiach 14 1998 Single Cask Virgin American Oak Finish

Amrut Triple Review: Rye, Double Cask and Virgin Oak Single Cask

I was dropping off a few mystery drams for devoz to add to a shipment for j4ni back in December so my wife and I came by to hang out for a drink or two. He had recently acquired a couple new Amruts and was gracious enough to share them with me, so I took a couple of notes. sparse notes because we were socializing … Continue reading Amrut Triple Review: Rye, Double Cask and Virgin Oak Single Cask