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  1. The Irishman 12 Year Single Malt

    Single Malt — Ireland

    Tasted
    5.0
    5.0 out of 5 stars
    Intense nose with raw barley, vanilla, grass, pepper, wood and Juicy Fruit gum. Spicy, fruity and nutty on the palate. Medium-oily mouth feel. Medium length wood spice finish with consistent and pleasant heat. Balanced experience from start to finish. A very good Irish whiskey, but I think I prefer their Writer's Tears.
  2. Willett Family Estate Bottled Rye 4 Year

    Rye — Kentucky, USA

    Tasted
    5.0
    5.0 out of 5 stars
    Came across this on a recent trip to northern California, on sale for $50. I should have bought every bottle they had! Best rye I have ever had. Deep, rich and spicy. Very long and spicy finish. It made a Manhattan that was to die for as well, but I think I'll save the rest for sipping.
  3. Glen Grant 12 Year

    Single Malt — Speyside, Scotland

    Tasted
    4.0
    4.0 out of 5 stars
    Honey, bubblegum and a little floral spice on the nose. Soft warm spice opens on the palette with a juicy mouth feel. Medium-long finish. Consistently soft experience throughout, without much challenging, but pleasantly rich.
  4. Glen Garioch Founder's Reserve

    Single Malt — Highland, Scotland

    Tasted
    4.0
    4.0 out of 5 stars
    The nose is big and fruity with a twist of lemon zest. The arrival is succulent fruit which then builds with waves of vanilla, tart fruit and heat at the back of the throat. The finish is sweet and warm and tapers off slowly. It wants a half teaspoon of water to really open up, which is no problem at 48%. Non chill-filtered and a grand value at $47!
  5. Canadian Club 100% Rye

    Canadian — Canada

    Tasted
    2.0
    2.0 out of 5 stars
    Promising spicy and woody nose leads to a pleasant arrival that quickly falls flat, leaving you wanting more but it's not there. The finish is long and warming, but not enough to compensate. Flat in a Manhattan as well. I go to rye for big, bold and spicy, so this is far too subtle for my taste.
  6. Old Pulteney 12 Year

    Single Malt — Highlands, Scotland

    Tasted
    4.0
    4.0 out of 5 stars
    Generously Paul wrote an excellent review that I think is spot-on. The mouth-feel is luscious and a pleasant heat develops on the palette. There's a lot of tangy fruit, honey and salt to offset the sweet. The salty dry finish lingers with the gentle heat. Very nice and at $40, it's a great value. Permanent spot reserved on my shelf for this one.
  7. Glenfiddich 14 Year Bourbon Barrel Reserve

    Single Malt — Speyside, Scotland

    Tasted
    3.0
    3.0 out of 5 stars
    Expert tasting notes are accurate. Complex enough and enjoyable. I like the extra char, but am not a big fan of Glenfiddich in general. This is the best I've had in the line, but I will be finishing it to make room on my shelf for something else.
  8. The Glenlivet Nàdurra First Fill Selection Cask Strength

    Single Malt — Speyside, Scotland

    Tasted
    2.0
    2.0 out of 5 stars
    Baked apple, cinnamon and butter on the nose. Butter, tropical fruit and barley on the palette. Sour oak finish. Still young and disappointing compared to the 16 yo Nadurra. Missing the sweet nose and level of tropical fruit that makes the 16 yo alluring.
  9. High West Double Rye

    Rye — (bottled in) Utah, USA

    Tasted
    4.0
    4.0 out of 5 stars
  10. George Dickel Rye

    Rye — Indiana, USA

    Tasted
    4.0
    4.0 out of 5 stars
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