Connemara Peated Single Malt Irish Whiskey

Type: Single malt whiskey 

Origin: Ireland 

ABV: 40%

Malt Mileage rating: stars 2

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Garden Tiger Dry Gin

Type: Gin

Origin: Cotswolds, England 

ABV: 47% 

Malt Mileage rating: stars 4

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Mackmyra Ten Years Swedish Single Malt Whisky

Type: Single malt whisky 

Origin: Sweden

ABV: 46.1% 

Malt Mileage rating: stars 4

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Q&A with Manly Spirits Co, producers of Australian gin and “North Fort” Australian whisky

David Whittaker, Manly Spirits Co Founder and Director

The Manly Spirits Co is one of Australia’s newest distilleries, having been established in April 2017.   

The Manly Spirits Co is located in Sydney, Australia. The distillery produces gin and botanical vodka, and it has plans to release “North Fort” Australian whisky in 2018.

In this post, David Whittaker, Co-Founder and Director at Manly Spirits Co, answers my questions about the distillery and its products.   Continue reading

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Badger’s Bluff Fresh Cut Whiskey

Type: American whiskey 

Origin: Kentucky, USA 

ABV: 37% 

Malt Mileage rating: stars 2

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Twenty Third St Distillery Hybrid Whisk(e)y

Type: Hybrid whisk(e)y (a blend of Scotch whisky and bourbon whiskey) 

Origin: The Scotch whisky is from Scotland and the bourbon whiskey is from the United States. The whisk(e)y is bottled in Australia 

ABV: 42.3% 

Malt Mileage rating: stars 4

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Q&A with Westland Distillery (Seattle, USA)

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Westland Distillery in Seattle produce single malt whiskey with a “grain-forward house style”. The distillery has three whiskies in its core range: American Oak, Peated Malt and Sherry Wood. 

In this Q&A Matt Hofmann, the Master Distiller at Westland Distillery, answers my questions about Westland’s “grain forward” American whiskey. Matt kindly provided these answers in August 2016.  Continue reading

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