Whistlepig 10 Year Straight Rye
Rye — (bottled in) Vermont, CanadaTasted November 14, 2020Spicy and strong and lovely, but overpriced.
Ohishi Whisky 8 Year Sherry Cask
Other Whiskey — JapanTasted November 11, 2020Smooth despite the age. More oak than sherry - too much oak and not enough sherry. No sign of peat or smoke.
Basil Hayden's Dark Rye
Other Whiskey — Multiple CountriesTasted November 11, 2020Dark, sweet, smooth. Little of the common rye overtones. Great for drinking straight or in cocktails.
Kurayoshi 8 Year
Blended Malt — Multiple CountriesTasted November 11, 2020Smooth despite its youth. Light on the nose and finish. Some little bit of spice and fruit.
Fukano Vault Reserve 1
Other Whiskey — JapanTasted November 11, 2020Surprisingly smooth for how young it is. Light nose and finish. Nutty and spicy with a bit of fruit, no peat or smoke at all.
The Balvenie Doublewood 12 Year
Single Malt — Speyside, ScotlandTasted September 9, 2020Great example of a Speyside malt.
Fukano Distillery Single Cask
Other Whiskey — Kyushu, JapanTasted June 17, 2020Lovely with hints of rice and fruit.
Omar Single Malt Whisky Bourbon Cask
Single Malt — TaiwanTasted June 17, 2020Great flavor, spicy, but a bit raw.
Starward Nova Single Malt
Single Malt — Victoria, AustraliaTasted June 17, 2020Pinot hints come through, if you like that sort of thing.
Bender's 7 Year Rye Whiskey (Batch 002)
Rye — (bottled in) California, CanadaTasted June 17, 2020Mostly uninteresting but would make good mixer.