1. Compass Box Peat Monster (Painting Label)

    Peated Blended Malt — Scotland

    Tasted April 7, 2021
    4.25 out of 5 stars
    Surprised by how good it is. Peat is by no means overwhelming - much lighter than Laphroaig but heavier than Ardmore Legacy. Rather similar to a Talisker, but may have a bit more going on. Not quite as deep though. At $60 I'm not sure that its a staple, but happy with purchase. Neck pour; looking forward to exploring further.
    60.0 USD per Bottle
  2. Aerstone Land Cask 10 Year

    Peated Single Malt — Scotland

    Tasted March 18, 2021
    3.5 out of 5 stars
    Good intro to peat. For $30 its a decent everyday whiskey. Not much going on in either the palate or finish, but still enjoyable. Finish is surprisingly long (though not memorable) for the price point. Struggling with what to compare it to as it may be the cheapest single malt I have tried. Much better than Glenfiddich 12. On even ground with Costco's Kirkland 12 Year, which is slightly cheaper.
    30.0 USD per Bottle
  3. Jack Daniel's Gentleman Jack

    Tennessee — Tennessee, USA

    Tasted March 9, 2021
    2.0 out of 5 stars
    Banana triaminic. But maybe a bit better. Short warm finish. Mixer at best
  4. Barrell Bourbon Batch 025

    Bourbon — (bottled in) Kentucky, USA

    Tasted March 7, 2021
    4.25 out of 5 stars
    Very nice. Not quite as complex or contemplative as I was hoping. Flavors were all great, but not quite as many notes as I was expecting. Very easy to drink. Could tell that there was wheat and rye, but not able to pick out individual flavors too much. May have to revisit and edit. Not upset about the purchase, but not racing to buy a backup bottle either.
    75.0 USD per Bottle
  5. Ardbeg Wee Beastie

    Peated Single Malt — Islay, Scotland

    Tasted March 4, 2021
    4.0 out of 5 stars
    Best value in peated scotch? At $42 this is hard to beat. More spice and tongue tingling than 10 year, smoke doesn't last quite as long either. But... it's rather good. The palate may have just a bit more going on than the 10 year. Not in love with it like some of the nice peaty stuff at twice the price, but have certainly paid more for others that I liked less.
    42.0 USD per Bottle
  6. Early Times Bottled-in-Bond Bourbon

    Bourbon — Kentucky, USA

    Tasted March 2, 2021
    3.75 out of 5 stars
    Good. Wish finish was longer. Flavors are nice, bit of spice, and some heat.
    25.0 USD per Bottle
  7. George Dickel Hand Selected Barrel 9 Year

    Tennessee — Tennessee, USA

    Tasted January 15, 2021
    3.75 out of 5 stars
    Good flavors. Seemed a bit light in the mouthfeel. Finish was nice, but not quite long enough or strong enough to justify purchase at $50+. Store pick sample.
    52.0 USD per Bottle
  8. Rittenhouse Rye Bottled in Bond

    Rye — Kentucky, USA

    Tasted December 19, 2020
    3.75 out of 5 stars
    Good not quite complex enough to be great. Makes a nice Manhattan. Flavor is really good just a little one dimensional. Great value.
    20.0 USD per Bottle
  9. Laphroaig 10 Year Cask Strength

    Peated Single Malt — Islay, Scotland

    Tasted November 24, 2020
    4.5 out of 5 stars
    Great flavor. Super finish. Smoke plus se complexity. Preferred the triple wood cask strength cairdeas as it had just a little extra depth, but this is a very close second.
    75.0 USD per Bottle
  10. George Dickel Rye

    Rye — Indiana, USA

    Tasted November 24, 2020
    3.25 out of 5 stars
    Solid for price. Sweet, bubble gum, mint, fruit. Shortish finish, smooth. Good intro to rye but unremarkable.
    30.0 USD per Bottle
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