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by Wes B.
Fri Feb 21, 2014 8:40 pm
Forum: Whisky Tastings
Topic: Islay Storm
Replies: 6
Views: 15655

Re: Islay Storm

The bottling company for Islay Storm is C. S. James And Sons Ltd, co owned with another company called Highlands & Islands Scottish Whisky Company Ltd. who bottles The Ileach range of malt whiskies. In the early days of (the quite brilliant) The Ileach the strong rumours were it was a young Lag...
by Wes B.
Tue Feb 18, 2014 5:49 pm
Forum: Whisky Chat
Topic: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.
Replies: 10890
Views: 1284991

Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Russell’s Reserve 6 year old, Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey
by Wes B.
Tue Feb 18, 2014 3:20 pm
Forum: Whisky Tastings
Topic: Islay Storm
Replies: 6
Views: 15655

Islay Storm

I was at Trader Joe's the other day, and noticed a selection of single malt scotches for less than $20. Quite frankly, this scared me. I wasn't sure if it was even possible to find a drinkable single malt in that price range, but I decided to purchase one just in case my premonitions were wrong. I c...
by Wes B.
Tue Feb 18, 2014 2:33 pm
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Islay malt from an unnamed distillery?
Replies: 5
Views: 1348

Re: Islay malt from an unnamed distillery?

When Islay distilleries distill whisky, they have to keep it in barrels for a number of years to produce a high quality spirit (usually 10 years at the minimum). Throughout the aging process, the distillers will occasionally taste the whisky in each of the barrels ensuring that they are aging proper...
by Wes B.
Tue Feb 18, 2014 5:30 am
Forum: Whisky Chat
Topic: NEW MEMBERS - INTRODUCTION AREA
Replies: 678
Views: 145322

Re: NEW MEMBERS - INTRODUCTION AREA

Hi guys! I'm a Milwaukee-raised beer and whisky aficionado. I joined this forum to broaden my perspective and expand my knowledge in regards to the massive world of whisky. As far as my whisky preferences go, I enjoy mostly bourbons and scotches, and I'm always on the lookout for something new and e...
by Wes B.
Tue Feb 18, 2014 5:02 am
Forum: Whisky Poll
Topic: What is your favourite daily dram?
Replies: 16
Views: 13069

Re: What is your favourite daily dram?

Favorite Bourbon Daily Dram: Eagle Rare 10 or Kinnickinnic Whiskey*

Favorite Scotch Daily Dram: Laphroaig 10

*Kinnickinnic Whiskey is a lively blend of 4 different American whiskies.
by Wes B.
Tue Feb 18, 2014 4:53 am
Forum: Whisky Poll
Topic: Best economoy blend?
Replies: 8
Views: 11593

Re: Best economoy blend?

Smoky Economy Blend: Black Bottle

Sweet Economy Blend: Monkey Shoulder
by Wes B.
Tue Feb 18, 2014 4:41 am
Forum: Whisky Tastings
Topic: Proof 66, Buffalo Trace
Replies: 2
Views: 4915

Re: Proof 66, Buffalo Trace

Disagree. Spend the extra $2-4 on a bottle of Evan Williams Vintage Single Barrel Bourbon. Yes, it costs more, but the quality of the spirit is worth it.
by Wes B.
Mon Feb 17, 2014 7:08 pm
Forum: Whisky Tastings
Topic: Sweet Whiskies
Replies: 41
Views: 35646

Re: Sweet Whiskies

One of my standard "sweet" drams is Eagle Rare 10 Year Single Barrel Bourbon.

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