Monthly Archives: June 2011

Johnny Walker Red Label Blended Scotch Whisky

Johnny Walker Red Label Blended Scotch Whisky is the entry-level blended Scotch offering with the Johnny Walker label. The nose of this Whisky is very fresh, with a young peaty scent and perhaps a hint of tropical bananas and grass. … Continue reading

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NutLiquor Peanut Butter Vodka

NutLiquor is a 69 proof Vodka that is marketed as tasting like peanut butter. According to the companies website (, it does not contain any peanut allergen, so those who can’t eat a peanut can still consume this! NutLiquor is … Continue reading

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Caol Ila 12 Year Scotch Whisky

Caol Ila, a 43% ABV single malt Scotch Whisky from the Islay region, has a strong smoke and peat scent. Also in evidence is kelp and a faint hint of iodine. The nose seems very much in line with other … Continue reading

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Jack Daniel’s Angelo Lucchesi Ninetieth Birthday Tennessee Whiskey

Jack Daniel’s put out a special bottle to commemorate their first salesman’s 90th birthday. This bottle is packaged at 45% ABV (90 Proof) which is the original strength of Jack Daniel’s. All of the typical bottles these days are bottled … Continue reading

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Talisker 10 Year Scotch Whisky

Produced on the Isle of Skye, Talisker is a Scotch whisky that is very similar in style to that of the Islay region, even though technically it is an Island Scotch (or even more technically, a Highland Scotch since there … Continue reading

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Appleton Estate V/X Jamaica Rum

Appleton Estate V/X is an 80 proof rum blended and bottled in Jamaica. The nose of Appleton Estate is surprisingly fruity, with notes of pear, peach, mango, and banana. Underlying all that is the scent of sugar that is typical … Continue reading

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Ancient Ancient Age 10 Star Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Please note that this review is for the Ancient Ancient Age Bourbon marked “10 Star,” not the one marked “10 Year.” From the same distillers as Buffalo Trace, Ancient Ancient Age is a real Kentucky Bourbon that has been on … Continue reading

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