Laphroaig is known for their smokiness in their scotch whisky. They do a good job mixing the peat flavor with a sweet complexity which was evident to us with this bottle. Color was a mid yellow. Nose: T: Clearly peaty, but sweet C: Sweet – campfire – fruitiness in there Palette: T: Complexity and balance: 98 C: […]

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You know, it’s funny. It could honestly be any day now. According to some websites, a good amount of states have already received their allocations of the Buffalo Trace Antique Collection… but ours has yet to be hit. But tensions are rising. Release information is juicy gossip. Everyone’s got their sources. The bottles are almost […]

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I had to write this day of because it was so great! Week eleven was nuts! So Trevor and I show up to the liquor store on a Saturday afternoon around 3pm. It is packed, but we do see [David], the store manager, and [Steve] there. They are a little busy. [David] is at the […]

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So before we go into what amazing things happened this week, and trust me, they were glorious, first I wanted to bring up the revelations that Trevor and I had the week of this visit. Trevor and I realized we have an alcohol problem. Certainly not alcoholism (we don’t even drink more than a glass […]

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When we first were recommended these we very curious as to what the slight difference in finish on a rye whiskey would make. One was 63% Madeira finish, 30% Sauternes finish and 7% Port finish, the other was 100% Sauternes finish. Although there was a seemingly slight difference in the final aging of the whiskey, […]

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A little history first on Bowmore Distillery. The distillery was established before our US constitution was even signed. 1779 to be exact. Located on the Islay Island of the Inner Hebrides of Scotland, they have been at this for quite a while. What struck us first about this scotch was the color once we took […]

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So another great week of progress with week six. Not to mention the official request was given, but I’ll get to that in a bit. Friday comes around again and Trevor and myself are excited to follow through with our usual Whiskey Friday tradition. We meet at the liquor store hoping to find a good “Back […]

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