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Smooth Ambler Old Scout Cask Strength Rye Review: A Friendly Look at This Bold Whiskey

thewhiskylady - 2024-01-09

I recently had the pleasure of trying the Smooth Ambler Old Scout Cask Strength Rye and was blown away by its complexity and balance. This rye whiskey is a single barrel release with an ABV of 61.8%, aged for 5 years in new charred oak barrels. The mash bill consists of 88% rye and 12% malted barley. Smooth Ambler Old Scout Cask Strength Rye Overview …

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How Long Does Bourbon Have to be Aged? A Guide to Bourbon Aging Requirements

thewhiskylady - 2023-12-19
How Long Does Bourbon Have to be Aged

Bourbon is a type of whiskey that is distilled from a mixture of grains, primarily corn, and aged in oak barrels. The aging process is one of the most important factors in determining the flavor and quality of the final product. But how long does bourbon have to be aged before it can be considered bourbon? Legal Definition of Bourbon Bourbon is a type of …

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Four Roses OBSV Review: A Friendly Guide to This Delicious Bourbon

thewhiskylady - 2023-10-19
Four Roses OBSV Review

I recently had the opportunity to try Four Roses OBSV Private Select, and I must say, it did not disappoint. As a fan of high-rye bourbons, I was excited to see how this particular blend would stack up against others I’ve tried in the past. What I found was a well-balanced bourbon that was slightly more fruity and herbal-forward than some of its earthy counterparts. …

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Get Your PB Fix with These 15 Best Peanut Butter Whiskey Brands

thewhiskylady - 2023-05-04

Are you a whiskey lover who's always on the lookout for new and exciting flavors? Then you might want to try peanut butter whiskey! This unique blend of two classic flavors has become increasingly popular among whiskey drinkers in recent years, and there are now dozens of brands to choose from. In this article, we'll introduce you to the 15 best peanut butter whiskey brands …

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2018 in review – catch-up and best drams

thewhiskylady - 2018-12-31

Oh boy… I know it’s been a while I haven’t jumped on my keyboard and write something around here. I’ve missed you guys, like, really, but I’ve been crazy busy this second part of 2018. I probably owe you maltyheads friends a catch-up ? I published a quick instastory yesterday (hey, if you’ve missed me as much as I’ve missed you, you can still follow …

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Weekly Whisky News Round-up

thewhiskylady - 2017-05-05

Compass Box releases new “Double Single” limited edition “For Double Single, instead of using many tens of component whiskies we have used just two – one single grain whisky and one single malt whisky (hence the name). Both are beautiful liquids in their own right but we believe they are elevated above the sum of their parts when combined in the correct proportions.” “In The …

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A closer look at Dalvve from Swedish Box Distillery

thewhiskylady - 2016-12-19

I had the chance to receive a yummy package from Sweden recently, containing a sample of Dálvve, Box Distillery’s first core range bottling! And as the Nordic distillery is soon to be the star of an upcoming Craft Whisky Club box, I thought I would tease you a bit and review it around here 😉 “Ever since November 2010, when we distilled the very first drops …

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7 Questions For Keshav Prakash, India-based fine spirits importer

thewhiskylady - 2015-10-02

Where others saw fine spirits as a drink to be poured into a glass and sipped, Keshav Prakash could hear the murmurs of long forgotten tales that hung in wisps around every single bottle of fine spirit. The stories of its land, its culture, the artisans who had slipped in a little bit of themselves into the spirits they had crafted.This fascination of his for …

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4 Brand New (or soon-to-be) Scotch Whisky Distilleries To Watch Out!

thewhiskylady - 2015-09-25

BUILT FROM SCRATCH/ Isle of Harris Dubbed The Social Distillery, it is the first commercial distillery to be built of the Isle of Harris and is only the second distillery in the Outer Hebrides. The result of a seven-year project, the Tarbet-based site will provide 20 local jobs. “It is on this special island that conditions prevail for the production and maturation of a unique and exceedingly …

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Straight from Finland: Discover The Kyro Distillery Company

thewhiskylady - 2015-09-21

  Spirits Our whisky is made from 100% malted rye and first batch will be ready in 2017. It is double distilled and aged in new American white oak casks in the cheese aging store room at the dairy. The rye-based gin boasts twelve dry botanicals and four freshly distilled, local botanicals foraged or picked nearby: meadow sweet, sea-buckthorn, birch leaves and wild cranberry. Location …

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