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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 →

Tasting Notes: Angel’s Envy Cask Strength 2019

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass I have always liked the Angel’s Envy Cask Strength whiskey. It is finished in a port wine barrel and bottled at barrel proof, 122.4. It is interesting to me that this version... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Shenk’s Sour Mash Whiskey 2018 and 2019

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass When Chatham Imports acquired the Michter’s label, they also acquired the Shenk’s heritage of the brand. Michter’s was known for their “Sour Mash Whiskey” – a whiskey without enough corn to be... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: High West Double Rye Whiskey

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass The High West Distillery was founded in 2006 by David and Jane Perkins in Park City, Utah. It was a small pot still operation at first with limited distribution. The distillery and... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Whiskey Row Bourbon 2019 Release

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass The Whiskey Row label was created by Steve Thompson, the founder of Kentucky Artisan Distillery (KAD).  The label is still owned by Thompson, but the distillery is now employee-owned. He created the... Continue Reading →

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