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[25 Aug 2014 | 2 Comments | 637 views]
A couple of Smooth Amblers – A Rye and a Bourbon

Smooth Ambler is a  young craft distillery located in West Virginia , producing young spirit (Vodka, Gin and aged Gin), until its stock is old enough to be sold as whiskey. Like other distilleries it’s also sourcing Bourbon, Rye and Whiskey from older distilleries in bulk, and bottling those with their own label (disclosing it’s distilled elsewhere). I’ve heard good …

Amrican, Buffalo Trace, Featured, Headline, High West, Rye, Tasting Notes »

[2 Jan 2014 | 3 Comments | 1,175 views]
Two Whiskeys to start 2014–Stagg Jr & High West Double Rye

Again, two samples I got from Phil, this time American whiskeys I’ve yet to try. I did try the older version of the Stagg a few years ago (and a few weeks ago the latest batch), and High west Rendezvous a long time ago. These are quite different, one a very spicy Rye and the other, well, a cask proof …

Amrican, Featured, Headline, Rittenhouse, Rye, Tasting Notes, The Whisky Exchange »

[11 Apr 2012 | 4 Comments | 1,627 views]
Some Rye : Rittenhouse 100 proof bottled for The Whisky Exchange

Either you like Rye, or you don’t stand it. I happen to like that stuff, and though it’s not easy getting them here or for the matter in Europe, I do take pleasure in trying new expressions from time to time. When I visited Whisky Live last week I was given a wee sample of this one by a good …

Amrican, Antique Collection, Buffalo Trace, Featured, Headline, Rye, Tasting Notes »

[22 Sep 2011 | One Comment | 2,707 views]
Buffalo Trace Antique Collection Take IV : Sazerac 18

Perhaps the most well known whisky of the Antique Collection, after winning Murray’s Whisky bible whisky of the year in his 2010 edition and scoring a whopping 97.5 /100 score .  Again, this is a straight Rye whisky, which means at least 51% of it is Rye. So how good is this whisky, does it deserve the title? Let’s see.

Sazerac …

Amrican, Antique Collection, Buffalo Trace, Featured, Headline, Rye, Tasting Notes »

[19 Sep 2011 | 3 Comments | 2,323 views]
Buffalo Trace Antique Collection Take II : Thomas H. Handy Sazerac 2010

So, we continue our little journey through the Buffalo Trace Antique Collection, and this time with the T.H.Handy 2010, straight Rye.I’m quite fond of rye whiskies, and this one is no exception. It turned out to be a fab example of rye whiskies. This one should be around 6 years of age, and is bottled at a whopping Cask strength …

Dutch, Featured, Headline, Rye, Tasting Notes, Zuidam »

[21 Jun 2011 | 2 Comments | 1,531 views]
Tasting Zuidam 5 yo Dutch Rye Whisky

A Dutch Rye Whisky? Well, Yes!
A few months ago, my good whisky buddy Sjoerd from NL, had arranged a bottle share of American whiskies (i have yet to post my notes!, wow. i am way back). anyways, he was kind enough as to add a wee sample of this very nice rye by a Dutch distillery by the name of …

Amrican, Catoctin Creek, Featured, Guest posts, Headline, Rye, Tasting Notes, whiskey »

[1 Jun 2011 | 4 Comments | 1,706 views]
Catoctin Creek–Organic rye whisky

 
No one has to learn how to help an alcoholic if only everyone would drink in moderation and not excessively.

 
Yesterday Gal visited me, it has been a while since his last visit. We had a very  enjoyable evening with some nice food and great whiskies, Gal always is keen on tasting  drams from my collection (which …

Amrican, Featured, Headline, Lion's Pride, Rye, Tasting Notes, kosher »

[30 Dec 2010 | No Comment | 2,571 views]
Tasting Lion’s Pride Rye whiskeys

Lion’s pride is a very interesting whisky coming from Chicago,IL. The distillery which makes
it is Koval distillery which also makes other distillates.
What’s interesting about Lion’s pride is that it’s a single barrel,unfiltered and handcrafted, which means it’s distilled in small quantities. In addition the whisky is Organic, and Kosher (if you keep kosher).
There are two persons behind the whisky : …

Amrican, Rye, Tasting Notes, Tuthilltown, Whisky Links »

[11 Aug 2010 | 2 Comments | 1,320 views]
Tasting American Whiskies – Tuthilltown distillery

A bit of a change. Most of the year we’re speaking scotch whiskies, single malts etc. Today i would like to focus on a very interesting American whisky and spirits makes – Tuthilltown. I first heard about them from my friend Josh of the JSMWS who told me about those guys a few days before going on a field trip …

Amrican, Bourbon, Bulliet, Rye, Tasting Notes »

[11 Apr 2010 | 29 Comments | 4,227 views]

Two facts for you:
1. I am not much of a Bourbon drinker. I’ve Tried a few Bourbons and American whiskies in my life, but I can’t say I was overwhelmed (One can claim I didn’t sample the best of Bourbons, that’s true, But I’ve tried a few before). They always seem to me less complex, sweeter.
2. Bourbon is not big …