Hven Seven Stars No. 2 Merak

Thanks to /u/Strasse  for this dram. If you find yourself between Denmark and Sweden, specifically in the strait of Öresund, you may be drowning in a cold area and should reach land and warmth immediately. If you’re lucky enough to be there and be on the island of Hven, congrats on staying alive! To celebrate you could […]

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You gotta try new things. Again, yes, I’m your mother now. See previous reviews to find out why. Some of them will surprise you, or whatever I’m supposed to say to get people to read as otherwise I’m just screaming into the void. Where was I? Oh yes, Mackmyra, a Swedish whisky distillery. When you […]

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Millstone 20 1996 Virgin Oak

Thanks to /u/devoz  for the sample. Virgin oak whiskies and I aren’t on each other’s Xmas card list. Don’t get me wrong: I’m not saying I don’t fuck with them, but I don’t go out of my way to fuck with them. First off if you think slivers in your hand are painful… oh, we’re not going […]

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Tipperary 17 2002 Rum Cask

It’s tough when you’re starting a distillery. There’s a very, very high barrier to entry. We live in a time when the richest among us demand higher returns on investment, meaning if you have an idea and no money then you may as well not have an idea at all. Or you can keep that […]

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Knappogue Castle 1951

Thanks to /u/Scotchguy_TO  for this sample. I enjoy Irish Whiskey. A few years ago that was, for some reason, a statement that had people up in arms in some whiskey circles. Now it’s fine. Thank goodness. Irish Whiskey used to be the norm. Prior to the coffey still it was the drink of choice. Things changed, there […]

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