Category Archive: American Whiskey

Mar 30

RYE ME? or the North Texas Spirits Society Rye Extravaganza

RYE ME? or the North Texas Spirits Society Rye Tasting Extravaganza! This past Sunday the NTSS met at our usual haunt for another exceptional event! And on this auspicious occasion, our focus was on Rye Whiskies – American or Canadian – and it turned out to be an exceptional tasting session! As per our stringent and …

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Mar 10

Redemption Rye Whiskey

Redemption Rye Whiskey , Batch 097 Redemption Rye whiskey is another of those ubiquitous whiskies seen on the shelves of most retail stores and a good number of bars. This is a sourced whiskey brought to the market by Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits, a distributor primarily focused on wines, with labels such as Yellow Tail, …

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Oct 27

Maker’s Mark, KY Straight Bourbon Whisky

Maker’s Mark, a Kentucky Straight Bourbon whisky from the Beam Suntory stable, is one of those nearly iconic whiskys with widespread recognition and broad appeal. Almost certainly, you will find a bottle on the shelf at almost any bar or restaurant, easily recognized by its traditional squarish bottle and the distinctive, hand-dipped, red wax seal with the …

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May 18

High West Campfire

High West Campfire, according to the description on the company’s website, “is the world’s only, and possibly first, blend of Scotch, bourbon and rye whiskeys. A very unusual, distinctive, yet delicious whiskey.” I can’t argue with their claim because although I know that there have been experiments combining Irish and Scotch whiskies, and also some …

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May 11

Old Forester Birthday Bourbon 2015

The Old Forester Birthday Bourbon 2015 …..yes, another annual, “special release”, that hits the markets in the fall, but this one still flies a bit under the radar, which is good news that may not last for much longer as more bourbon fans discover this little gem. And even more to like….contrary to so many of …

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