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Whiskey Review – “Pappy Trevino”

In recent years, the marketing side of the whisk(e)y business seems to have taken center stage with more emphasis often being placed on “The Story” behind the whisky and the “exclusivity” of the releases than, at times, the actual whisky itself. Its a sad statement, but “The Story” becomes the be-all, end-all….can you say Ardbeg? …

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Bourbon Review: Forged Oak and Lost Prophet

Orphan Barrel Whiskies The story behind the Orphan Barrel whiskies is that of a number of “lost” whisky casks, mysteriously forgotten in the dark recesses of various rickhouses. These forgotten oaken vessels, full of whiskey sitting quietly in their hidden corners, the casks breathing in, breathing out, maturing away and creating rare, aged whiskies, or …

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