Week thirteen was pretty awesome if I may say so myself. We come in on Saturday in the afternoon. Walking in, we now feel like we’re the coolest people ever these days. [Steve] and [David] are there and when [Steve] gets a chance, he breaks off to walk with us down the whiskey aisle. Trevor […]

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This week was pretty good, nothing too crazy. We go in on a Thursday night because [Steve] wasn’t working on Fridays lately. The store is pretty empty and they’re watching Thursday night football on a TV above the counter area. The Broncos are playing the Chiefs. Trevor avoids the screen because he was recording the game to watch later. […]

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Another amazing visit for week #10. Remember [David], the store manager from week five? Well since we were planning on going in on Tuesday, we call the store up before we head over. [David] picks up. I ask him if [Steve] is in. He tells me “yes” and I tell him we’re heading over very soon. We […]

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Week eight was simply good. Not great, but good. Not too much to explain this week, but certainly not bad progress. Trevor and I show up to the store and talk a little with [Steve]. He was bummed to say he had nothing new, and the store looked a little busy. After pointing a few […]

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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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First of all, this whiskey was probably the hardest for us to nail down a specific taste for. It was extremely complex but after two separate tastings, we got more to take in. Dalwhinnie Distillery is in Dalwhinnie, Scotland and has been around as a business for over a hundred years. They definitely know what […]

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A little about the distillery, Springbank Distillery is based in Campbeltown, Scotland. Home of three distillers, Campbeltown is known for their full bodied scotches, like Springbank 17 Years Aged here. The color was clearly a light amber. Nose: T: Very sweet, chardonnay predominant with cherry hints C: Just like a strong chardonnay with hints of […]

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Man, what a great week. After visiting the Tuesday of that week and laying out our request to [Steve], we are pretty excited to see where things were going. We meet up at the liquor store again on Friday and walk in. [Steve] sees us and walks over to the whiskey section. He points out a […]

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Some history about this bottle: Redbreast is an Irish whiskey from “Irish Distillers”. They are the world’s biggest producers of (get this) Irish Whiskeys. But these guys triple distill their mash of malted and unmalted barley and age for 21 long years to make this fantastic whiskey. (T=Trevor, C=Cole) Nose: T: Honey hints C: Caramel […]

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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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