Monthly Archives: January 2010
Maker’s Mark is coming out with a new bourbon. It is so new that is does not even have a name yet. Actually it’s not a NEW bourbon…it is a different finish on their current bourbon.
Here is my collection as of Monday, January 18, 2010
Well, I think I have been to most of the larger liquor stores in St. Louis and without a doubt the best place, for both price and selection is
I am having Glen Ord 12 year old. The original Glen Ord is hard to find in the U.S. and in fact, all the bottles I have bought have been from Ebay. However, you can find some independent bottling of it. I like this
As Mark stated in an earlier post, the late March tasting is called “The Unusuals” and will incude a number of whiskies that are from somewhere “off the beaten path”. That should be very interesting. For the next tasting,
The next meeting of the RCWS is Friday 2/12. We will be trying scotch and Irish whiskey under $30. So far my thoughts are Glenlivet ($29 at Costco), Chivas, Black Bottle (not the 10 year old), Speyburn. Any other suggestions? Remember, under $30 only.
RCWS Member #9 submitted the following: “Every time I go to the whiskey tastings with Scotch and Irish Whiskey I always take the Irish Whiskey, I just like it best.
My first taste of Ben Nevis was a 6 year old expression bottled in 1999 by Murry & McDavid. I was very impressed at how smooth it was for being so young. It quickly put me on the hunt for more.
The last tasting the RCWS had as it’s overall winner, by a landslide, The Arran Malt – Lepando PX Brandy Finish. Since I have three open bottles of The Arran Malt: The classic 10 year old, Bourbon Single Cask, and Sherry Single Cask, I will give my thoughts on the bourbon finish.