Tag: blended whisky

Compass Box, The Circus

For the final review in this series of Compass Box whiskies, I’m going to review The Circus, another of the recent limited releases that Compass Box brought to the market in 2015-2016. During its relatively brief history, Compass has put together some truly exceptional limited releases, often composed of very old, well-matured whiskies. My first …

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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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Risky Whisky Business! Another birthday!

  I know I’ve been doing a series of reviews of rather exciting, rare, unique whiskies, and I plan to continue with those, but first I need to pause for a minute and give a (not so) quick update about the celebration we had for Greg’s birthday this past Saturday. Perhaps some of you recall my …

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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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Review: Nikka 17 yo Taketsuru Pure Malt Whisky

Perhaps Japan is not the first place you think of when you think of whisky, but if you aren’t aware, Japan has become quite the master of the malt-making science. And I, like so many other whisky fans, have really learned to appreciate many of the whiskies coming out of Asia – some of which …

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