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Scotch Cocktails for Labor Day Weekend

Scotch Cocktails for Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day Weekend. It’s great for many reasons. The most obvious, of course, is a reprieve from work. But it’s also a welcome reminder that fall is just around the corner. And when we think fall, we think whiskey. Granted, we’re usually thinking about whiskey, but still. Fall is a…read more →

Allison Patel: The Woman Behind Brenne Whisky

Allison Patel: The Woman Behind Brenne Whisky

What gives a whisky its national identity? The answer seems simple on a basic level: where the whisky is made. And of course, there are some ingredients that stand out as markers: bourbon boasts of corn, scotch breaths peat. But for Allison Patel, founder and owner of Brenne, a French…read more →

Laphroaig Select Scotch Whisky Review

Laphroaig Select Scotch Whisky Review

Laphroaig Select is the latest salvo from a brand that doesn’t shy away from innovation. In recent years, Laphroaig supplemented its portfolio with the release of Laphroaig Triple Wood and, more recently, Laphroaig Cairdeas Port Wood Edition. Now, the Islay-based Scotch whisky maker is taking cues from a few of…read more →

Clyde May’s Whiskey Review

Clyde May’s Whiskey Review

Clyde May’s Whiskey hails from Alabama, where it can trace its root back to a gentleman named… you guessed it, Clyde May. Old Clyde was a craft distiller in an age of moonshiners, and while he flouted the law making illegal hooch, he did it with panache. Because, as the…read more →

Selvarey Rum Review

Selvarey Rum Review

According to the barrage of press releases hitting our inbox, August 16th is National Rum Day. Oh, who are we kidding… it’s been marked on our calendar for months. So now seems like a good time to pull out these bottles of Selvarey Rum we’ve been sitting on. Selvarey hails…read more →

Bowmore Small Batch Scotch Whisky Review

Bowmore Small Batch Scotch Whisky Review

Many, many years ago, Bowmore 12 Year was our first introduction to Islay scotch. And it proved to be quite the intro, quickly cementing our love for Islay whiskies and their rich, smoky qualities. Just recently, Bowmore announced a new addition to its lineup — Bowmore Small Batch — which…read more →