Archive for the ‘Whiskey Reviews’ Category

George’s Rants and Raves: Canadian Club Rye

George’s Rants and Raves: Canadian Club Rye

Rye whiskey has come and gone into favor over the centuries and guess what? It’s coming back again! In the late 1700’s and early 1800’s distillers were selling...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Dewar’s 12 Year Old Blended Scotch

George’s Rants and Raves: Dewar’s 12 Year Old Blended Scotch

Dewar’s is the world’s most awarded blended Scotch whisky with more than 500 medals earned in international competitions, and since they’ve been whipping up...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Speyburn Arranta & Highland Single Malt Scotches

George’s Rants and Raves: Speyburn Arranta & Highland Single Malt Scotches

NAS is causing quite the disturbance in the force. By NAS, I mean those bottled spirits that have No Age Statements. Those good folks who produce all those spirits...

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Special Scotches for Father’s Day

Special Scotches for Father’s Day

If you’re still trying to figure out what to get dad for this Father’s Day, the answer might be easier than you think.  Yeah, you could buy him a...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Rogue Oregon Single Malt Whiskey

George’s Rants and Raves: Rogue Oregon Single Malt Whiskey

I usually try to avoid plagiarizing anyone but this description of Rogue Single Malt Whiskey is too good not to pass on and it comes directly from the Rogue website:...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Knob Creek Rye Whiskey

George’s Rants and Raves: Knob Creek Rye Whiskey

If you’re still investing in just stocks and bonds, you might want to look into a market that’s simply exploding: the aged spirits market. With the explosion...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Rogue Dead Guy Whiskey

George’s Rants and Raves: Rogue Dead Guy Whiskey

Have you ever heard of ocean ageing spirits? Actually, until this Rogue Dead Guy Whiskey sailed through my front door, I knew of only one distiller that ocean aged...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Basil Hayden’s Bourbon

George’s Rants and Raves: Basil Hayden’s Bourbon

Who in their right mind would want peppermint flavors and rye, lots of rye distilled in their straight bourbon whiskey? A gentleman named Basil Hayden back in 1796...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Jameson Select Reserve Black Barrel Irish Whiskey

George’s Rants and Raves: Jameson Select Reserve Black Barrel Irish Whiskey

What in the world does Jameson Irish Whiskey and mustaches have in common? Don’t freak out; they don’t distill mustaches and turn them into whiskey. Neither...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Johnnie Walker Rye Cask Finish Scotch

George’s Rants and Raves: Johnnie Walker Rye Cask Finish Scotch

I absolutely love what Scotch distillers are up to these days. Apart from all the usual geographical differences, grain and weather variations, different water sources,...

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