Category Archive: World Whiskies (by Country)

May 01

Whiskey Review: Nikka Taketsuru 12 yr Pure Malt Whiskey

Whiskey Review: The Nikka Taketsuru 12 yr  Pure Malt whiskey  The Taketsuru 12 is the (previous) entry-level whiskey in the range of whiskies produced by Nikka, but is now being replaced by a No Age Statement Taketsuru Pure Malt. The Taketsuru whiskies are named in honor of the man considered by most as the founder” …

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Mar 19

Midleton Very Rare 2012 Release

Midleton Very Rare 2012 Release; a special blended Irish Whiskey So I spent all day working on my taxes, and I actually got everything done that I needed to do, which means that I deserve something to celebrate! But what to have? Well, since it also happens to be St Patrick’s Day 2017, that something …

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Mar 09

Irish Whiskey Tasting at Trinity Hall

Irish Whiskey Tasting at Trinity Hall! Once again, the first Tuesday of the month meant that there was a whisky tasting at my favorite Irish Pub in Dallas…..Trinity Hall! And as no real great surprise for an Irish Pub in March with the rapidly approaching to St. Patrick’s Day holiday, the focus was on Irish …

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Mar 01

Whiskey Review – Iwai Tradition

Okay, I am making a concerted effort to get some tasting notes posted over the next several weeks, and I have some real motivation to get it done! Why the urgency? Well, some of you already know, but for the rest of you – the Mrs. and I are in the process of moving to …

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Feb 15

Alberta Rye Whisky, Dark Batch

Alberta Rye Whisky, Dark Batch is a Canadian Whisky I’d looked at a couple of times, mostly out of curiosity, but for some reason just never quite got around to buying. I guess I just needed the right reason! After the Crown Royal Northern Harvest Rye’s “selection” as World Whisky of the Year by Jim Murray, …

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