The entire lineup of Kaiyo Japanese Whisky is aged in Mizunara Oak casks and aged at sea. This gives each expression a rich wood & marine flavor profile.
Peat is a fuel source and provides a hot but slow burn, and the smoke imbues the barley with all sorts of flavors, leaving us with the peated characteristic of the whisky's terroir.
There's something positive to be said of pride in production & heritage, as The Macallan and Highland Park exhibit with their expressions. Both these distillers have an exceptional lineup that showcases those qualities that they pride themselves on.
Tasting an Asian whisky lineup from Kavalan and Nikka provides an interesting opportunity to compare tasting notes from one time to another. Just as no two palates are the same, neither are the experiences!
The North Shore Whisky Club hosted a tasting that featured the best of what Scotland's scotch regions had to offer...what a way to travel!
Summertime sipping begs for an approachable whisky, something that's a non-demanding, relaxing, yet interesting dram. This lineup features scotch from the Highlands, Alabama whiskey, and Kentucky bourbon and rye whiskey. They're all different, yet soft and flavorful.
I may not have a favorite scotch, but I know that if Glenmorangie and Ardbeg are in the lineup, I'm going to like it just fine.
This independent bottler Exclusive Malts whisky lineup featured a wide array of flavors from distillers all around Scotland. It also provided an opportunity to talk with Joshua Hatton.
Dewar & Sons' Fine Scotch Whisky Emporium single malt scotch lineup features a tasty array of expressions from the Highlands and Speyside. Definitely worth sipping!
Tasting a wide range of scotch, bourbon, whiskey, and rye whiskey at a Whisky Wednesday drawer cleanup. The hardest task is picking which expressions to try!
Being an Outlander fan has lots of benefits, including discovering Clan Fraser Blended Scotch Whisky. It's a lovely expression for fans of both whisky and Outlander!
Tasting Clan Fraser Reserve, a new expression from Clan Fraser Whisky, just in time for the Outlander Season 4 finale & the start of Droughtlander.
Templeton Rye Whiskey copies its Prohibition-era whiskey recipe. Spirit of York 100% Rye Whisky shows off its Canadian roots. Both are excellent high rye whiskey gifts!
This Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding is so homey, filled with flavor from dried cherries, maple syrup, whisky, and warm baking spices. Top it with a silky Maple Whisky Sauce, and you have an elegant, yet comforting, dessert to serve your guests!Adapted from Outlander Kitchen Cookbook Jem’s Bread Pudding with Maple Butterscotch Sauce, p286 (but lots of other sources as well)
This easy Whisky Caramel Sauce is made with heavy cream and your favorite whisky, bourbon, or wine reduced to a syrup. Deeply flavored, it's caramel sauce taken to a whole new level!Adapted from Epicurious
Dark Chocolate Whisky Fudge is candy with a kick. Rich, creamy, this easy to make fudge allows the whisky flavor to shine, and you don't need any condensed milk. It's the perfect pairing of whisky and chocolate!Adapted from Kitchen Enchanted