Donegal distillery fills its first cask with a peated single malt new-make spirit, the first legal distillation in almost 200 years.
Chattanooga Whiskey 1816 Cask
We review a lesser-known Bourbon; Chattanooga Whiskey’s 1816 Cask.
Some tasting notes for the lovely Woodford Reserve Bourbon.
Wild Turkey Rye
Wild Turkey’s 81 Rye Whiskey reviewed.
Maker’s Mark Bourbon
We review the Maker’s Mark Kentucky Straight Bourbon.
Thanksgiving (Wild) Turkey Cocktails!
We’re not American, but welcome any opportunity to celebrate with drinks. A list of cocktails recipes from Wild Turkey just in time for Thanksgiving gave us just the excuse. We managed to visit the Wild Turkey distillery when in Kentucky last year and although we missed the tour, the modern visitor centre still had a […]
Rebel Yell Whiskey Tasting
Last week we took part in the latest Tweet Tasting with the samples being sampled being supplied by Rebel Yell. The original Rebel Yell recipe was invented in 1849, at the Stitzel-Weller Distillery in Kentucky (now owned by Diageo, and home to the Bulleit Frontier Whiskey Experience). The name Rebel Yell comes from the Confederate […]
X FLASKS Hip Flasks — X marks the Spot!
The list of useful accessories available for the whisky / spirits drinker is relatively small, but a hip flask is right up at the top. We own many flasks in the Braw Spirit household, ranging from the free gift we got when buying a bottle of Laphroaig at the airport through to a rather swanky […]
This summer, the Scotch Malt Whisky Society’s flagship venue at 28 Queen Street had a complete refurbishment. Spiral stairway at SMWS, 28 Queen Street The members room and restaurant were each moved up a floor, leaving ground floor free to host a new whisky bar; Kaleidoscope. Queen Street has been open to non-members for over a […]
“The Exceptional” is a range of whiskies by American independent bottlers Sutcliffe & Son and we were given the opportunity to sample them as part of a tweet tasting hosted by The Whisky Wire. The Exceptional releases consist of small batch blends which are married in first-fill Oloroso Sherry casks. The range was originally introduced […]