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Kilchoman Loch Gorm

Even though Loch Gorm, Kilchoman’s sherry cask aged staple has been in production for a few years, it has only recently been distributed to Western NY. BWG has reviewed several Kilchoman products, all of which are nothing less than excellent (you … Continue reading

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The Classic Laddie Scottish Barley

Bruichladdich, one of BWG’s favorite Scottish distillers recently discontinued their “Laddie 10” flagship bottling and replaced it with The Classic Laddie Scottish Barley. We loved the Laddie 10 (you can read that review here), so we were not happy to … Continue reading

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Ardbeg Uigeadail

Recently, we here at BWG have inadvertently relegated our Ardbeg consumption to their special annual releases (you can read all our Ardbeg reviews here) and seem to have overlooked some of their more regularly available stuff. That has been a mistake… Ardbeg Uigeadail’s nose is … Continue reading

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Springbank

Springbank Distillery is the oldest family owned and operated distillery in Scotland. Founded in 1828, this Campbeltown whisky company is now in the hands of its founder’s great great great grand son. Springbank carries out the full production process of its … Continue reading

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The Balvenie

The Balvenie is a Speyside distillery that creates a wide range of single malt whiskies. They span from a baseline 12 year old, to a high-end 50 year old mammoth of a whisky. The Balvenie has the ability to please both … Continue reading

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Caol Ila 12

Caol Ila is an Islay distillery that has been in production since 1846. They were acquired in 1972 by what is now the whisky and spirits mega giant, Diageo. Caol Ila’s entry level whisky is their 12 year old single malt. It … Continue reading

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The Balvenie Single Barrel 15

Finishing up our posts on the Hurd Orchards dinner tasting, we close with the dessert round whisky pairing. We chose a Speyside whisky which tend to be light, rich and sweet. We thought that combination would coalesce well with the … Continue reading

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Ardbeg 10

BWG’s October theme of smoked whiskies brings us to a mainstay of the whisky world – the famously smokey Ardbeg 10. This celebrated whisky is marked “The Ultimate Islay Single Malt” on the label and was considered as such by Jim Murray’s … Continue reading

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Laphroaig 18

For BWG October equals changing leaves, pumpkin pie, tweed jackets, cool evenings and warm fires. Smokey whiskies are now in season and we thought an excellent place to start would be with one of the kings of smoke, Laphroaig. Since … Continue reading

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The Laddie 10

As previously stated, Bruichladdich is one of BWG’s favorite distilleries and over the last year we began the long and costly endeavor of collecting the bottles in their extremely vast and ever-changing line of whiskies. This is partly due to … Continue reading

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