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Laphroaig 18 Review

“There are times when I desire a sweet, hefty bourbon, or perhaps a lovely pot stilled Irish, maybe even a nicely sherried Speyside malt. But today, friends, today nothing less than … Continue reading

February 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Writer’s Tears Irish Whiskey Review

“Alcohol makes other people less tedious, and food less bland, and can help provide what the Greeks called entheos, or the slight buzz of inspiration when reading or writing.” This … Continue reading

January 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Crown Royal Canadian Whisky Review

We’re doing a review of Crown Royal today. Why? I have 17 million reasons why. As recently as 2013, 17 million cases of Canadian whisky sold in the United States, … Continue reading

January 8, 2015 · 2 Comments

George T. Stagg 2013 Review

Okay, so here’s the deal. Instead of writing a yearly, tired, and obligatory “Holiday Whiskey Buying Guide” like every other blogger does, I would like to instead focus my considerably … Continue reading

January 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Pike Creek Canadian Whisky Review

You can thank Dave Broom for all of this. “This” being the Spokane Whiskey Club’s periodic focus on Canadian whisky. Canadian whisky as a category has responded well in terms … Continue reading

December 15, 2014 · 9 Comments

Ardbeg Ardbog Review

We arrive to yet another stop on the Ardbeg trail. It should be stated without winking or crossed fingers that Ardbeg has immense street cred among connoisseurs and commands childlike … Continue reading

December 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Longrow 18 Year Old Review

There will never be a perfect whisky. Ever. Few are bad, most are decent, some are good, even less are considered great. Maybe a handful are considered legendary. Today’s selection … Continue reading

December 7, 2014 · 1 Comment

Longmorn 20yr Old by Berry Brothers & Rudd Review

Allow us a mere moment to divert from our populist method of reviewing bottles you can actually find on the shelf and talk about something much more titillating: independent bottlings. … Continue reading

November 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Yellow Spot Irish Whiskey Review

 A luxurious, full bodied Irish whiskey is a beautiful thing. This may sound like a dumb thing to write, any full bodied whisky is a good thing, but what if … Continue reading

November 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

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 · 1 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 · 3 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

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