Rittenhouse Rye Bottled in Bond

As I write this, I’m in the midst of a fun, relaxed staycation, and I needed it. Thus, as part of my staycation, in addition to catching up on Far Cry 3, going to World Pride parade, and generally eating lots of tasty burgers and fresh fruit, I’m tasting a few drams. Rittenhouse Rye is […]

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Nikka from the Barrel

When the Community review for Nikka from the Barrel came up, I was sure I could buy it. And that was quickly dashed when I found out that it’s not sold in North America. Also, the name just seems silly to me. Nikka from the Barrel as opposed to… Nikka from the air? Nikka from […]

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GlenDronach 12

Special thanks out to /u/Theonetheycalljane[2] , not only for the amazing name as a reference to Firefly or how much fun it is to say it out loud, but also for being great and doing a quick trade for a sample of the hard to find (for me) GlenDronach 12. This one is matured in […]

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Balvenie 14 Caribbean Cask

Community review time! This was reviewed as part of a three part dram tasting I did at my local pub. This was the “baby” of the three, even though it’s technically the second oldest of the bunch. Huh, confused myself. Off to a good start on this review. Let’s do the rest in pirate to […]

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Caol Ila 12

Yet another thank you to glinsvad for sending me an Islay care-package swap. This guy is awesome, go pat him on the back and buy him a dram. Caol Ila is one of those distilleries that seems like no one reviews, and then 5 reviews pop up in one day. Or it seems like people […]

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Old Pulteney 12

Yay! Community review time! I was quite excited to try out the Old Pulteney 12, as enough reviews have pass me by without the bottle being available. Good news everyone! My local bar had a bottle! Price: N/A Region: Highland Abv: 40% Colour: Champagne Nose: Salt air, Mr. Clean lemon, sweet floral, basil, Saki, thyme, […]

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Bunnahabhain 12

Review number 22. This is the last of my drams at Feather’s from two weeks ago. It was quite nice to come back down to a non-signatory, non-exclusive bottle. Price: N/A in Ontario (Bought a dram at Feather’s Pub in Toronto for 6$) Region: Islay Abv: 46.3% Colour: Medium Caramel Nose: Wood pulp, a dive […]

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Springbank 10

This comes from my first community review. I was so excited I didn’t really write much. Twas a sad time for my writing ability. Price: $79.95 (CAD) in Ontario, Canada Abv: 46% Region: Campbeltown Color: Sand Nose: Tobacco, sea salt, toffee, flowers, overripe peach, faint anise Taste: Tons of Smokey bacon, Vanilla, caramel, apricot, banana […]

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