Can the Irish nail the flavors true to Bushmills and deliver the true honey without going too sweet? In short, yes and we recommend the new Bushmills Irish Honey as a fine example of a flavored whiskey. Are we saying we go for flavored whiskeys often? No. However, this one is worth the try even to… Read more »

Knob Creek Rye Review gives you a first taste of the new Knob Creek Rye whiskey. Jim Beam tells us Knob Creek Rye be available in select markets starting in March 2012 and released nationally in July 2012 at a suggested retail price of $35.99 for a 750ml bottle. Here is our review of this new rye, bottled under… Read more »

Woodford Reserve Double Oaked Review and interview Chris Morris

×‘s Tom Fischer reviews the new Woodford Reserve Double Oaked, which we were first to tell you about. In this video segment above, Tom speaks with Woodford Reserve Master Distiller Chris Morris by phone as he tastes the new Bourbon for the first time. Wooddford Reserve Double Oaked Bourbon will be released in March… Read more »

Highland Park 18 Year Old Review

Refined, light and gently complex. This Single Malt is the perfect introduction to a beginner in the world of Scotch but can equally be appreciated by whisky enthusiasts with varying degrees of experience. Here is‘s review… Highland Park 18 Year Review Whisky: Highland Park 18 Year old Distillery: Highland Park Distillery, Kirkwall, Orkney Islands,… Read more »

MB Roland Distillery Moonshines and Bourbon

Press play to stream the podcast takes you to Pembroke, Kentucky interviewing MB Roland Distillery’s founder and head distiller Paul Tomaszewski in the podcast above. These moonshines go places that few dare to go while their whiskeys impress us considering the short period of time small craft distillery has been at it. Our reviews… Read more »

Stranahan’s Solitude Snowflake Review

A snowflake you’ll want to catch with your tongue to embrace a very rare spirit of the season you’ll never taste again. This among the best limited editions we’ve ever tasted. Each year for the last 10 years, Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey has released a “Snowflake,”  a single barrel expression, named for the fact that no… Read more »

Breckenridge Spiced Rum Review receives two of the first, few bottles of the new Spiced Rum that have left the Breckenridge Distillery in Colorado. While the final version has just been released, we were already impressed tasting an early version of the rum with Master Distiller Jordan Via in October while covering the Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival earlier… Read more »

The Glenrothes 1995 Vintage compared to The Glenrothes 1994, reviews

× As The Glenrothes 1995 Vintage is released after 16 Years of aging,’s Tom Fischer reviews the both in The 1995 Vintage and 1994. The Glenrothes was aged for 16 Years, while the 1994 Vintage was aged 12 Years, distilled in 1994 and Bottled in 2006. The Glenrothes only releases vintages when they are… Read more »

Kahlúa Cinnamon Spice Review

As we originally about Kahlúa Cinnamon Spice, we are now reviewing it on It was inspired by the traditional Mexican Coffee “Café de Olla” – which blends coffee, cinnamon, brown sugar (piloncillo), and is served in an ‘olla’ a traditional earthenware. Quite lovely on the rocks and perfect for holiday cocktails like the ones… Read more »

Buffalo Trace Experimental 2011 Reviews: Rice and Oat Bourbons

Buffalo Trace Distillery releases the latest round of whiskies in the Experimental Collection 2011 and reviews them below, including a Bourbon made with rice and Bourbon made with oats. The experiment in these two bottles is all about the mash bill as the rye grain in Buffalo Trace’s traditional recipe was substituted with rice… Read more »