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Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban Review

Nothing anecdotal today, only a pure expression of uninhibited whisky geekery. Not that you come to us for the jokes or stories anyway, but hopefully you’re here because you wish … Continue reading

October 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Glenmorangie Nectar D’or Review

One of the unfortunate side effects of traversing through the whisky world for any good number of years is the inevitable boredom that ensues whether through plain snobbery or palate … Continue reading

October 29, 2014 · 2 Comments

Glenmorangie LaSanta Review

Newcomers to the whisky scene should consider themselves lucky these days. If you’re into a diverse selection and variety of whisky styles on the shelf, then my fine friend, it’s … Continue reading

September 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Russell’s Reserve Rye Review

If Rittenhouse Rye is for the bourbon lover, Lot 40 for the Canadian purist, and Whistle Pig Boss Hog for the rye sadist, then Russell’s Reserve Rye is rye’s elegance. … Continue reading

September 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lot No. 40 Canadian Whisky Review

Depending on the choice of liquor joint, at least here in Spokane, a curious pass through any given Canadian aisle evokes a gentle weeping at the lack of quality choices. It is not as … Continue reading

August 18, 2014 · 2 Comments

Heritage Distilling Company Elk Rider Blended Whiskey Review

If you are uncontrollably wealthy, skip this first paragraph, for you may not understand our line of thinking. The Spokane Whiskey Club is made up of working individuals, slaying the … Continue reading

July 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Heritage Distilling Company Elk Rider Rye Review

One of craft distilling’s finest achievements is their part in the resurgence of rye whiskey. In my opinion, the new ryes we see from many of these small producers are … Continue reading

July 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Heritage Distilling Company Elk Rider Bourbon Review

Before we present Heritage Distilling Company’s Elk Rider Bourbon, allow us to briefly set the dinner table for you… We fell in head first, with hope undaunted, this whole craft … Continue reading

July 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Rittenhouse Rye Bottled in Bond Review

Depending on the temperature of any given whiskey market, popular demand tends to drive new offerings to the shelf, and for rye fans what a grand time it is right … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Parker’s Heritage Collection Promise of Hope Review

The 7th edition of the Parker’s Heritage Collection issues a declarative answer to a simple question: what does a Master Distiller prefer to drink if given the ability to control it’s … Continue reading

July 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Parker’s Heritage Collection Blend of Mashbills Review

For Bourbon freak boys the annual fall release season is Christmas. In fact, I’m sure if you asked one of these poor, lonely people to choose between Christmas morning and … Continue reading

July 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Parker’s Heritage Collection Wheated Mash Bill 10yr Review

  The Parker’s Heritage Collection began in 2007 as an annual fall release of premium bourbon. The brand’s namesake, Parker Beam, Master Distiller at Heaven Hill Distillery, hand selects and … Continue reading

July 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ardbeg Corryvreckan Review

Disclaimer: Rejoice, for this whisky review by the ever useful SWC will NOT mention the boring as hell factoid that Ardbeg Corryvrecken is named after the world’s third largest whirlpool. … Continue reading

July 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ardbeg Uigeadail Review

Warning: today’s write up is going to contain much whisky geekery, a bit of a departure from our normal, more approachable style. Just go with it. Revel in it.   … Continue reading

June 22, 2014 · 3 Comments

Ardbeg 10 Years Old Review

The Peaty Paradox. That’s what they call it. The paradox is simply the strange mix of smoke and sweet mingled together in the glass as you smell and sip. The … Continue reading

June 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tyrconnell Single Malt Review

As opposed to the wine world, we in the wonderful world of whiskey do not often experience the dreaded “bad bottle.” Oxidation, sulpher, and acidity attack wine bottles with a … Continue reading

June 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Connemara 12 Year Old Review

The path to Peated Glory is either a long, painful and strange one or you zip through it in no time at all. It depends on what your palate is ready … Continue reading

June 5, 2014 · 2 Comments

Forty Creek Barrel Select Review

  Apparently, we Yanks in the US have a sweet tooth like you wouldn’t believe. We put sugar in things where it most certainly does not belong. We put sugar … Continue reading

May 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Compass Box Hedonism Review

Have you ever looked at your bottles and been in the mood for something a bit decadent on the tongue? If so, Compass Box’s “Hedonism” is worth the consideration. While … Continue reading

May 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

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