Only a few short years ago, the term 'Japanese Whisky' was unheard of. Japan was known for a lot of beautiful and well-crafted products, but not whisky. Japan became famous…
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The Buffalo Trace Distillery distills and distributes both Eagle Rare and Buffalo Trace bourbon whiskey. Like many other bourbon and whiskey distilleries, it’s located in Kentucky. Eagle Rare has been around quite a bit longer than Buffalo Trace, but they each have their place among bourbon lovers. While they come from the same recipe, their flavor profiles are slightly different.
Main Differences Between Eagle Rare vs Buffalo TraceThe main differences between Eagle Rare vs Buffalo Trace are:
- Eagle Rare is aged for 10 or 17 years, whereas the Buffalo Trace age is undisclosed but thought to be between 8 and 10 years.
- Buffalo Trace is the distillery’s flagship bourbon, whereas Eagle Rare is not.
- Eagle Rare is a surprisingly affordable bourbon, whereas Buffalo Trace is a better value for the money.
- Buffalo Trace is well-balanced with mint and oak undertones, whereas Eagle Rare features some oaky flavors but is not as well
When you think about some of the world’s fanciest drinks, what is the first thing that comes to mind? For most of you, it’s most likely whiskey, and for a good reason. Made from fermented grain mash, whiskey is a classy drink that belongs to different classes and types, depending on how it was made and stored for aging. This Ardbeg Kelpie review that you’re about to read focuses on a 2017 release that brings forth intense scents and tastes, much to the delight of a true whiskey connoisseur. As you keep on reading, you will understand how to choose a whiskey that’s suitable to your own taste, as well as an in-depth analysis of what makes Ardbeg Kelpie whiskey a product that received so much recognition throughout the years.
How to Choose a Good WhiskeyIt is very easy to buy whiskey that you don’t like. There are many different brands out there: some are focused on quality products and ingredients and processes that meet the highest standards for
What does “The Macallan” conjure up for you? Mahogany fireplaces in cozy libraries? Businessmen discussing million dollar trades over cigars? A fancy dinner out you’ll regret later? The Macallan has certainly become the ubiquitous luxury scotch. Even relative newcomers to the world of whisky seem to know that Macallan screams quality. And there are good reasons for it too.
Main Differences Between Macallan 12 vs 18
The main differences between Macallan 12 vs 18 are:
- Macallan 12 is spicy, chocolaty, nutty, and heavy on caramel, whereas Macallan 18 is rich, leathery, full of dried fruit, and intensely oaky
- Macallan 12 is around $60, whereas Macallan 18 is around $260
- Macallan 12 is bottled at 40% ABV, whereas the Macallan 18 is bottled at 43% ABV.
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The history of Templeton Rye whiskey is a rocky one. It hasn’t always gotten good reviews and they’ve recently done a lot of rebranding and made some changes to help improve it. In this review, we’ll talk about the history of the brand and the way it tastes now, but just know, a new Templeton Rye is coming in 2022, and only time will tell if these new marketing efforts have paid off.
Templeton Rye HistoryWhile Templeton Rye is a well-known brand today, it started in the prohibition era as a type of rye whiskey produced by numerous farmers in Carroll County, Iowa. It was how farmers supplemented their income when things got tough. The term ‘Templeton rye’ was used to refer to any whiskey made in the vicinity of Templeton, Iowa. It wasn’t made by one particular person and, because it was illegal to manufac
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