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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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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Elmer T. Lee is produced by Trevor and my favorite distillery, Buffalo Trace. Man these guys got it together. Named after the master distiller himself, it is a great bottle of Bourbon. No super easy to find. Color was a mid to dark amber. Nose: T: Fruity sweet, slight oak C: Vanilla, sweet corn, sweet cigar […]

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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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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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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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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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