Whiskey Review: Winchester Rye Whiskey

When you hear the name “Winchester” it’s usually the rifle connotation that comes to mind first. Or the name of the pub in Shaun of the Dead. Or Supernatural (the TV show). But it sure isn’t a whiskey that you think of first… until now, perhaps.

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Whiskey Review: Sheep Dog Peanut Butter Whiskey

For better or for worse, flavored whiskey is having a bit of a moment recently — and peanut butter whiskey in particular seems to be a hot commodity. One of the latest entrants is Sheep Dog, with their 70 proof bottle of peanut butter flavored whiskey. So today we’re putting it to the test to see how it stacks up against the other dogs in this fight (and I promise, that’s the last dog pun).

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Whiskey Review: Lonehand Whiskey

Some say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. In that case, Jack Daniel’s has a great number of ‘flatterers’. It is perhaps inevitable that such an insanely popular whiskey would result in others trying to ride that popularity, and Jack has a history of lawsuits dating back decades to try and fend off those imitators. Today we’re looking at one brand of Tennessee whiskey that Jack Daniel’s served with a lawsuit instead of a shot of whiskey: Lonehand Whiskey.

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Cigar Review: Cuban Rounds

I like cigars. I also don’t like paying a lot of money. And with the increased sanctions on Cuban goods and the lack of European travel recently, I’ve found myself needing to replenish my supply of Cuban cigars — more specifically, replenishing from here in the States without breaking the bank. Which is why the Cuban Rounds brand of cigars piqued my interest — if I could get something of equivalent quality at a fraction of the price… well, problems solved.

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Whisky Review: The Famous Grouse Smoky Black Blended Scotch Whisky

Not everyone is a fan of smoky and peaty scotch whisky. Its definitely an acquired taste, but one that I’m happy to have acquired. And while I love the richness in a good Lagavulin, I’m not personally wealthy enough to drink it on the regular. This is where a blended peated scotch whisky substitutes well, like this Famous Grouse Smoky Black that aims to provide a similar experience at a fraction of the price.

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Whisky Review: Highland Queen Majesty Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

A couple of years of analyzing reader engagement here on Thirty One Whiskey has taught me a few things, one of them being that there’s a not-insignificant level of interest in affordable spirits. So I’m going a bit off the beaten path for you, dear readers, to look into a cheap scotch that I haven’t heard a lot about: the Highland Queen Majesty.

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