Tag Archives: USA

Catoctin Creek Organic Roundstone Rye Whisky

Two months ago, we had the pleasure of talking about whiskey on the radio. For a whole hour we and our two fellow guests fielded questions from the well-prepared host, and some interesting listeners… One of whom told us his mother used to treat his colds and sicknesses by feeding him a mixture of whiskey, […]

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Labrot & Graham Woodford Reserve Distiller’s Select Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

It is not often that the Wall Street Journal profiles a distiller. But it did just this last April when it published a piece on Chris Morris of Labrot & Graham.  In part, this was due to Morris’s widely acknowledged expertise—the man really knows his whiskey. The article also likely was motivated by the success […]

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Angel’s Envy and Jim Beam Devil’s Cut Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Most whiskey drinkers have heard abut the angel’s share—that portion of the spirit that evaporates while the spirit is aging in a cask. Two new products have come to market in the past year that play off that nomenclature—Angel’s Envy and Jim Beam Devil’s Cut.  Both of these products are straight Bourbon whiskeys, which means they have […]

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Shakers Wheat Vodka

Made from Minnesota wheat, column distilled six times, this super, super premium vodka wow-ed us. It is deliciously sweet, displays a cocoa-like note, and is incredibly smooth. Most vodkas you have to chill to make them easy enough to drink- not Shakers. With little debate we awarded Shakers a rare PERFECT RATING (Rating *****). See […]

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