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  1. Glenfiddich Age of Discovery Red Wine Cask 19 Year

    Single Malt — Speyside, Scotland

    Tasted
    4.0
    4.0 out of 5 stars
    Nose: floral, sweet dark fruits and roasted nuts Palate: oily with red fruits and honey Finish: short-medium Overall: For the most part this is a solid whisky. The red wine finish is integrated well throughout. The nose is the best part - interesting and packed with fruits. The only real drawbacks are a finish with little to it and an abv that could definitely have been higher.
  2. Teaninich 2007 10 Year (The Ultimate)

    Single Malt — Highland, Scotland

    Tasted
    3.75
    3.75 out of 5 stars
    Nose: lemongrass standing out in an herb garden; cool and flinty with a hint of bubble gum Palate: mixture of herbs and light fruits with hint of citrus Finish: short to medium; light-tasting Overall: interesting and worth trying
  3. Evan Williams White Label Bottled in Bond Bourbon

    Bourbon — Kentucky, USA

    Tasted
    4.0
    4.0 out of 5 stars
    This is a good bourbon at a great price. Makes a solid cocktail (Manhattan for me) and is even a decent sipper. It would be nice to see the single barrel at this strength.
    18.0 USD per Bottle
  4. Pike Creek 10 Year Rum Barrel Finish

    Canadian — Ontario, Canada

    Tasted
    3.25
    3.25 out of 5 stars
    Light nose and a mild palate, which makes for a poor cocktail whiskey. This one is decent when used to follow some beer, when a mild sipper is desired.
  5. Hibiki Japanese Harmony

    Blended — Japan

    Tasted
    4.25
    4.25 out of 5 stars
    Nose: honey, apple, vanilla, light non-peat “smoke”, Palate: juicy fruits, honey, pear, light stone fruits, creamy, wood, ginger Finish: light woody flavors with sweet red fruits Overall: with little love for blends I find this to be surprisingly good
    90.0 USD per Bottle
  6. Bunnahabhain 12 Year

    Peated Single Malt — Islay, Scotland

    Tasted
    4.5
    4.5 out of 5 stars
    A great whisky, both in terms of its quality and price. 2 ppm phenols. Vatting of 75/25 bourbon/sherry casks. As the distillery’s standard bearer this is also nearly in a league of its own, and is one of the great basic scotches available, in the group with Springbank, Highland Park, & Lagavulin. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=FiZD6nFo5KQ ; https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=c0nqz_4Q_XM Aroma of sherry barrel, toasted nuts, and vanilla (brine and/or very light peat?). Palate includes sweet caramel and a bit of brine and ginger. Finish is medium length with light spice. Overall this is a lightly salted caramel and slight funk (brine/peat).
    48.0 USD per Bottle
  7. Edradour Straight from the Cask

    Single Malt — Islay , Scotland

    Tasted
    3.5
    3.5 out of 5 stars
    Edradour 2006-17. Aged 10.5 years in a single sherry butt. 59.3 abv. Strong nutty and sherried aromas. With water there is a bit of tropical fruit. Similar to the description on this site, I get cocoa, coffee, and pepper in it with the sherry. Add a little water to bring out more sherry, honey, and red fruits. Unfortunately, on the nose and palate there is also a ton of sulphur in this, perhaps more than should be there (maybe low quality casks?). After opening it took months for the sulphur to subside to a more reasonable level. If not for the sulphur this would get a 3.75 / 4 or a bit higher. Only available from U. K. distributors [2017-18].
    60.0 USD per Bottle
  8. Blanton's Original Single Barrel

    Bourbon — Kentucky, USA

    Tasted
    3.5
    3.5 out of 5 stars
    MB: 12-15% rye (Buffalo Trace #2). Aged 8-9 years. (Sazerac - Buffalo Trace). Though decent, this latest bottle was not what I expect from Blanton's, and seemed most similar to a decent bottle of Elmer (which is half the price), further reducing the rating.
    60.0 USD per Bottle
  9. Carpano Antica Formula Vermouth

    Vermouth — Italy

    Tasted
    5.0
    5.0 out of 5 stars
    Essential to a great Manhattan.
    34.0 USD per Bottle
  10. Laphroaig 25 Year

    Peated Single Malt — Islay, Scotland

    Tasted
    4.0
    4.0 out of 5 stars
    This starts out with the standard Laphroaig-peat nose (the hospital style of peat) but that weakens quickly. In its wake is an odd but more enticing aroma (dried cranberry was suggested and it is something like that). A bit sweeter than the standard, this was a decent older Islay.
    500.0 USD per Bottle
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