Davidson Reserve Four Grain

Posting a quick and short review on the Davidson Reserve Four Grain, a whiskey I brought back with me from my recent trip to Nashville. This four grain whiskey is made by blending three of the Davidson Reserve grain whiskies, Tennessee Straight Rye Whiskey, Tennessee Straight Sour Mash Whiskey and Tennessee Straight Bourbon Whiskey. The…

Woodinville Straight Bourbon Whiskey

While out in Seattle earlier this year I had a chance to visit the Woodinville Whiskey distillery. The distillery was started by two friends Orlin Sorensen and Brett Carlile who were mentored by David Pickerell, former Master Distiller for Maker’s Mark. Although Sorensen and Carlile are still very much a part of the distillery, in…

WhistlePig 15-Year Straight Rye Whiskey

In 2016 WhistlePig released their oldest expression to date and that is their 15-Year Straight Rye Whiskey. It was a whiskey we had been wanting to try and lucky for us, a friend gave us a bottle as a Christmas present this past year. Tasting Notes Nose: vanilla, oak, caramel and spices Palate: pepper, butterscotch,…

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,…

Slow & Low: Rock & Rye 8-years

A Monday morning after staying up to watch Game of Thrones is always hard, due to that today’s review will be short and sweet so let’s get to it. Hochstadter’s Slow & Low limited edition 8-year Rock & Rye is a label under Cooper Spirits based out of Philadelphia, PA. What first caught my attention…

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…

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…

Bond200 Dinner Series featuring Ryan and Wood Distillery

Nestled in the heart of Boston, Bond Restaurant/Lounge has a very cool and stylish vibe. The restaurant itself is Located in the Langham Hotel and it is mainly known for it’s bar scene, however I feel that might be about to change. Two weeks ago, I had the wonderful opportunity to attend the very first…

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…