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Whisky Review: Fireball Cinnamon Whisky

May is Whisky Review Month at WhiskySuggest.com. During this month, we’ll share 10 of the most entertaining, informative, unique or spot-on whisk(e)y reviews with the rest of the world. Every three days, a whisky review of one of the 50,000+ Whisky Suggest App users is selected as Featured Whisky Review. Today we’re sharing jminceycu12‘s tasting notes of Fireball Cinnamon Whisky. Sickeningly sweet with copious amounts of cinnamon. Are we sure this isn’t schnapps? Reminds me of good times in college but that’s about the only good I can pull from it. Nose Cinnamon syrup, Goldschläger. Palate Very sweet,… Read More

Jura unveils 21 Year Old single malt duo

Whyte & Mackay has announced a pair of 21 year old Jura single malt whiskies at the TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition in Singapore. The new releases fit within Jura’s new range, which was updated around a year ago. Jura 21 Year Old Time is matured in American white oak ex-bourbon barrels and finished in ex-peated whisky casks, before being bottled at 47.2% abv. This expression will be sold in travel retail exclusively from May, at a recommended retail price of £150 (€175 / $195). Jura 21 Year Old Tide is bottled at 46.7% abv, after being matured… Read More

Royal Salute 21 Year Old The Lost Blend debuts in duty-free

Royal Salute is adding an all new addition to its signature 21 Year Old range with The Lost Blend; Royal Salute’s very first peated whisky. Launched exclusively in Singapore from 1st May 2019, before becoming available in Duty Free stores around the world from July, The Lost Blend has been created by Royal Salute Master Blender, Sandy Hyslop, who carefully selected aged whiskies from Scotland’s ‘lost’ distilleries to create the new blend. The Lost Blend is presented in Royal Salute’s all new packaging, created by award-winning illustrator Kristjana S. Williams, who is known internationally for her striking artwork, including on… Read More

Compass Box updates label and recipe of The Peat Monster

The Peat Monster, Compass Box’ heavily peated blended malt, has a distinctive new design. The old brown label will be replaced by a more colorful one, which The Painting Label. The packaging is not the only change: the whisky inside has been tweaked too. The Peat Monster has evolved into a 99% Islay blended malt. The latest version of the original Compass Box The Peat Monster, which was first created in 2003, contained malt whiskies from Caol Ila, Laphroaig, Ledaig, Ardmore and an undisclosed Highland malt. The new edition of Compass Box The Peat Monster contains 64% Caol… Read More

Whisky Review: Millstone 2013 Peated PX

May is Whisky Review Month at WhiskySuggest.com. May is Whisky Review Month at WhiskySuggest.com. During this month, we’ll share 10 of the most entertaining, informative, unique or spot-on whisk(e)y reviews with the rest of the world. Every three days, a whisky review of one of the 50,000+ Whisky Suggest App users is selected as Featured Whisky Review. Today we’re sharing Angels_share‘s tasting notes of Millstone 2013 Peated PX. It was matured in first- and second-fill PX sherry casks. Very intense maturation. The PX cask worked well. It’s a slightly soiled and aggressive but powerful and very complex whisky. It’s… Read More

Walsh Whiskey adds new blend to Writers’ Tears core range

Walsh Whiskey has created a new core expression for it’s Writers’ Tears range: Writers’ Tears Double Oak, a blend of the two whiskey styles aged in two types of wood – American and French Oak. It is triple-distilled, non-chill filtered and bottled at 46% ABV. The new expression is made possible by a close collaboration between the Walsh family in Ireland’s County Carlow and the Legaret family in Cognac, France. Double Oak is the third core expression in the Writers’ Tears range which includes the Copper Pot and Cask Strength versions. Through its partnership with the Legaret family, Walsh… Read More

Glendronach adds 16 year old Boynsmill to travel retail range

The GlenDronach 16 Year Old Boynsmill will be joining The GlenDronach 10 Year Old Forgue as the distillery’s second exclusive for Global Travel Retail. The GlenDronach 16 Year Old Boynsmill is a marriage of rich Pedro Ximénez and Oloroso sherry casks from Andalucía, with the subtle influence of the finest port casks from the Douro Valley in Portugal. The Boynsmill Estate, nestled in the Valley of Forgue, was established by James Allardice as the home for his GlenDronach distillery in 1826. It was here that Allardice discovered the rich depths of sherry cask maturation; marrying robust Highland spirit… Read More

Whisky Review: Russell’s Reserve 10 Year Old

May is Whisky Review Month at WhiskySuggest.com. May is Whisky Review Month at WhiskySuggest.com. During this month, we’ll share 10 of the most entertaining, informative, unique or spot-on whisk(e)y reviews with the rest of the world. Every three days, a whisky review of one of the 50,000+ Whisky Suggest App users is selected as Featured Whisky Review. Today we’re sharing Smoky_Mitch90‘s tasting notes of Russell’s Reserve 10 Year Old. Pretty good. Semi slow/ thick legs. Pleasing nose. Satisfying but not over powering burn. Sweet and spicy. Enjoyable finish. Personally I enjoyed neat no water or ice needed after a… Read More

Kilchoman introduces STR Cask matured single malt

Kilchoman has announced the arrival of the second (of two) spring limited edition releases; Kilchoman STR Cask Matured which will be available later this month. A creation of the late Dr Jim Swan, STR refers to a specific formula for the Shaving, Toasting and Re-Charring casks. A total of 43 casks filled in 2012 were selected by Anthony Wills, Kilchoman’s Founder and Managing Director, bottled at a strength of 50% abv without chill-filtration or colouring. The recommended retail price was set at £79.98 (€93 / $105). The process of shaving, toasting and re-charring has had a huge influence on… Read More

Whisky Review: Old Pulteney 12 Year Old

May is Whisky Review Month at WhiskySuggest.com. During this month, we’ll share 10 of the most entertaining, informative, unique or spot-on whisk(e)y reviews with the rest of the world. Every three days, a whisky review of one of the 50,000+ Whisky Suggest App users is selected as Featured Whisky Review. Today we’re sharing Jake0001‘s tasting notes of Old Pulteney 12 Year Old. The complexity and excellence of this malt is outstanding for its price point. The nose is probably slightly too sweet for my taste and the salinity is just slightly too heavy, which for me drops this just… Read More