Quite the cliffhanger, am I right? Well, the interval between Week Nineteen and this week was such a stressful time. I mean, we were scared we would get nothing. But we could definitely get something, but it was all up in the air. And then we got “the text”… “Hey yous twos! This is [Steve] […]

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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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Sazerac, produced by Buffalo Trace Distillery, is an amazing rye. Definitely can’t find this bottle anywhere. We got handed this from the back room. Ryes are known to be a little sharper in taste and more spicy than bourbons, which are Buffalo Trace’s main gig. Great bottle. Color was a middle amber. Nose: T: Subtle, slightly […]

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Another week of small but good progress. One step closer to Eagle Rare 17, even if it’s just one day closer to the release date. It is a very short visit this week. Not much to dilly dally about. We come in and [Steve] is there. He’s definitely got time for us as it was a […]

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Another week of tasty progress and solid whiskey. Not too crazy but always good forward movement. We come in Saturday afternoon again. Just [Steve] this week, but he gladly helps us out. Trevor, by the way, is also getting married in just a little over a week. In a previous week, (I forgot to mention) he […]

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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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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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