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Tasting Notes – Liberty Pole Spirits Rye Whiskey

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass Liberty Pole Spirits Rye is made no by the Mingo Creek Craft Distillers, LLC of Washington, Pennsylvania. It takes its name from the Whiskey Rebellion of the 1790s tradition of planting the... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Three Chord Amplify Rye

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass This whiskey is bottled by Steel Bending Spirits in Jackson, Michigan. One of the owners of this company is Neil Giraldo, the husband of Pat Benatar, thus the musical theme to the... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Baker’s Single Barrel Bourbon

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass The Baker’s label is one of the original small batch Bourbons introduced by Jim Beam Distilleries in the 1990s. It is named for Baker Beam, who worked at the distillery at that... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Bomberger’s Declaration Bourbon 2016 And 2019

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass When Chatham Imports acquired the Michter’s brand, they also acquired its heritage, and that included the Bomberger name. Michter’s does a limited release Bourbon under the Bomberger name and issued these expressions... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Linkumpinch Straight Bourbon

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass Back in the 1820s, Sandford Duncan’s Linkumpinch Farm in Simpson County, Kentucky, was the place to hold duels in southern Kentucky. The area soon became known as the “Dueling Grounds.” Today it... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Nelson’s Green Brier Tennessee Whiskey

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass Before Prohibition in Tennessee shut them down, Nelson’s Green Brier Tennessee whiskey was the largest maker of Tennessee whiskey.  They also made brandy, gin and blended whiskey, but Nelson’s Green Brier Tennessee... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Widow Jane 10yo Blend Of Straight Bourbons

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass The Widow Jane Distillery has been distilling for many years. The distillery is called “Widow Jane” because they get their water from the Rosendale Mines in upstate New York. This mine was... Continue Reading →

Chattanooga Whiskey Distilleries

Rosemary and I recently took an American Queen Steamboat cruise that started in Chattanooga. We arrived on Sunday afternoon to check-in for the trip and found we had an afternoon free to explore the city. We decided to visit two... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Old Clifty Hoosier Apple Brandy

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass Alan Bishop is the distiller at The Spirits of French Lick Distillery and Winery. He makes excellent whiskey, but one of his first loves is distilling brandy. Southern Indiana has a rich... Continue Reading →

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