Monthly Archives: March 2014

Crabapples Micro Brew Pub

Crabapples Micro Brew Pub located just outside of Buffalo, is considered one of the premier local destinations for craft beer. Just two years ago, principal owner Peter Orfanos, or “Brewmaster Pete,” as know by Crabapple regulars, took a basic 10 tap, … Continue reading

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Highland Park 12

Highland Park prides themselves on aging their whisky in sherry casks rather than in bourbon casks (which are predominately used by most Scottish distilleries). Since 1979 they tout their core range staple Highland Park 12 as a monument to that credo. The cherry cask … Continue reading

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Ardbeg Ardbog

Ardbog was Ardbeg’s 2013 special release. It was specifically produced for ‘Ardbog Day’, which is now held annually at the beginning of the summer. Last year June 1st marked the release of Ardbog during The Islay Festival of Malt and Music (the Feis … Continue reading

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Imperial Stout Trooper

Recently BWG came across this memorable looking bottle from New England Brewing Company. Purely by its label alone, we couldn’t resist the urge to purchase it. We’ve only had one or two brews from this small Woodbridge Ct. brewery, namely … Continue reading

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Bunnahabhain 18

Bunnahabhain is a smaller Islay distillery that has been in production since 1881. They create one of the least peaty whiskies from the Scottish region of Islay, which is know for their robust peat smoked whiskies. Bunnahabhain (pronounced boon-a-havin) whiskies are … Continue reading

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The Irishman Single Malt

The Irishman Whiskey Co. was originally founded in 1999 as the Hot Irishman Ltd. and was created to produce the perfect cup of Irish coffee. Along the way their identity grew to include Irish Cream and eventually whiskey. Their flagship … Continue reading

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Spring Bank 14 Cask Strength

Springbank Distillery is the oldest family owned distillery in Scotland. Since being founded in 1828, 100% of the traditional floor malting, maturation and bottling is done on site at the Springbank distillery. All of their whisky is non-chill filtered and no … Continue reading

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Angel’s Envy

Angel’s Envy Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey is one of the most highly rated and highly hyped bourbons on the market. Each hand-blended batch consists of 8-12 barrels. It is aged for up to 6 years in charred American white oak … Continue reading

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Whistle Pig Rye

Whistle Pig, is a distillery that resides on a fully functional 230 acre Vermont farm. The Whistle Pig farm traces its origins all the way back to the 1750’s and the French and Indian war. In the summer of 2013 Whistle … Continue reading

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Hudson Whiskey Single Malt

Hudson Whiskies are produced by Tuthilltown Distillery in Gardiner New York. They have a line of five different whiskies that includes a single malt variety. BWG is always interested in American variations of the single malt style and were excited … Continue reading

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