High West – A Midwinter Night’s Dram

Named after William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, this limited-edition whiskey by High West is making sure you stay nice and warm during these cold winter months. It is a blend of straight rye whiskies from High West, MGP and Barton Distillery, finished in French oak port barrels. High West was founded in 2006 by…

Masterson’s 10-year Straight Rye Whiskey

Masterson’s 10-Year Straight Rye Whiskey is a 100% rye Canadian whiskey. Right before trying a new rye whiskey I always brace myself knowing that some rye whiskies can pack a punch. This Masterson’s 10-year, did not.  On the contrary, it was surprisingly smooth and quite tasty. Tasting Notes Nose: oak, maple, butterscotch Palate: spices, vanilla,…

Tasty and Affordable Rye: Crown Royal Northern Harvest Rye

When I think of rye whisky, Crown Royal is definitely not a brand I think about. That changed this past weekend when in conversation with Frank from the Omni Parker. He shared with us that his current favorite rye was Crown Royal Northern Harvest Rye. I think both my boyfriend and I laughed when we…

Boston Harbor Distillery

The Boston Harbor Distillery is a Distillery located of the beaten path in Boston. You’ll question whether you’ve gone the wrong way, but just as doubt starts to set in you see it, a beautiful brick building with an amazing view of the Harbor. Once there, you will wonder why you had not visited sooner…

WhistlePig Rye 12 Year Old World

I had been eyeing the WhistlePig 12 Year Old World for a while now. I kept telling my boyfriend that I was going to buy it and right before I got the chance to, he surprised me with the bottle. Thank you James! For this 12 year-old Master Distiller Dave Pickerell and the WhistlePig team…

Rough Rider & Pine Barrens Whisk(e)y

Rough Rider and Pine Barrens are American Whiskeys produced by Long Island Spirits. The distillery was founded in 2007 and is located in Baiting Hollow, NY. My boyfriend’s friend Dan is from Long Island, NY (although he lives in MA) and he recently gave these to my boyfriend when they exchanged Christmas gifts. Yes, I…

2015 Holiday Gift Guide – Bourbon/Whiskey and Whisky

Yes, amazingly enough, 2016 is just about a month away. But before we start popping that champagne cork, I am here once again to provide a list of Bourbons, Whiskey and Whisky that I think are gift worthy for the holidays on this Cyber Monday. The list below is broken down by price range. Most…

Video Blog: Rittenhouse Straight Rye Whiskey and Cocktail drink

It’s the Monday before 4th of July and not only do I have a review for you on Rittenhouse Straight Rye whiskey but I also have a video blog featuring a cocktail drink I made with Rittenhouse that would be good for any BBQ. Rittehouse Rye is produced by Heaven Hills and produced in the…

WhistlePig 11 year-old Straight Rye TripleOne Whiskey

My introduction to WhistlePig was about a year ago with their 10 year-old whiskey and I searched high and low to get that one bottle. It took me a while to find a bottle because the product was extremely popular, but the search was definitely well worth it. To this day, I have a bottle…