The search for the next great cask, Scotland – Day 2 – Part 5

The thrill of the hunt in Denis’ quest to bring you the next great whisky cask…. The thrill of the hunt is what kept me going that morning at Edradour/Signatory, knowing that within the confines of these old stone walls lay cask upon cask of magical whiskies only waiting to be discovered. And discover them […]

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Glenlivet 2006, 9 Year Old Single Sherry Cask Speyside Single Malt

When was the last time you had the pleasure of tasting a single cask expression from The Glenlivet Distillery? Or tasted The Glenlivet without all of its fats and oils having been removed? Or enjoyed a pure version of it without it having been violated through the addition of burnt sugar, otherwise known as caramel […]

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New Scotch Malts

Here are our latest newcomers! Sanaig Single Malt Scotch – Kilchoman’s Master Distiller John MacLellan may be gone, but his legacy lives on in this new regular release from Islay’s farm distillery. Sanaig, named after a rocky inlet close to the distillery, is predominantly Oloroso sherry cask-dominated and takes up residence on the shelf next […]

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Starlight Distillery Vine & Table Hand Picked Single Barrel Bourbon

Ted Huber has been distilling a long time. While many of today’s craft distillers were running around in diapers, Ted was running spirit through the imported German still at his family’s farm in Boden, southern Indiana. The Huber family have been farming this land since 1843, when Simon Huber emigrated from Baden-Baden in Germany, bringing […]

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Tradition runs deep in Armagnac

Damian and Brendan are on the hunt to find some great wines for the store and have been doing a terrific job seeking out well-made and well-priced vino from lesser-known producers; meanwhile Jordan and I have been attempting to do the same for our French brandy section. It was while I was flipping through a […]

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