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WhistlePig 15 Year Rye Whiskey Review

WhistlePig 15 Year Rye Whiskey Review

A few months back, we attended an informal meetup with WhistlePig Master Distiller Dave Pickerell, and somewhere between glasses of whisky, pitchers of beer and some seriously good hot dogs, he mentioned that WhistlePig had a 15 year old expression in the works, which would be the oldest release to…read more →

WhistlePig Old World Rye Whiskey Review

WhistlePig Old World Rye Whiskey Review

Dave Pickerell has been tinkering. The guy who’s maybe America’s foremost maker of rye whiskey has taken lately to aging his rye in casks more common to scotch whisky production. He started with an extremely limited-release Sauternes finished rye, the first ever American whiskey so finished, followed by a Madeira…read more →

WhistlePig 2014 Boss Hog: The Spirit of Mortimer Review

WhistlePig 2014 Boss Hog: The Spirit of Mortimer Review

Last year, WhistlePig released “The Boss Hog” to many a whiskey drinker’s delight. The very small batch release–about 1,000 cases–was a 12 year old, 100% rye bottled at barrel proof. But now, they’re one upping themselves with The Boss Hog: Spirit of Mortimer. This new release is again bottled at…read more →

WhistlePig Straight Rye Whiskey Review

WhistlePig Straight Rye Whiskey Review

WhistlePig Straight Rye Whiskey is a 10-year old, 100 proof, 100 percent Canadian rye spirit bottled at the WhistlePig Farm in Vermont. The whiskey officially launched in November, and its first batch of just 1,000 cases has already received some impressive reviews, including a rating of 96 points by Wine…read more →