Whiskey Review: Amrut Cask Strength Single Malt Indian Whisky

We reviewed Solan Number One about a year ago, and it has consistently been one of our most popular reviews to date. For good reason — it’s delicious, inexpensive, and off the beaten path in terms of whisky regions. It opened my eyes a bit to the possibilities of Indian whisky and I wanted to explore what other gems might be hiding in that less traveled section of the liquor store.

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Whiskey Review: WhistlePig Piggyback Rye Whiskey

WhistlePig is a name that I’ve heard before, but not one that I’ve had a lot of experience with. Their products are normally a little out of my price range, making it something I usually reserve for special occasions. However, their latest release is a direct target at consumers like me. This release, dubbed PiggyBack, is a whiskey that is designed from the ground up to be a more approachable (read: affordable) spirit, while also serving as a love note to their late Master Distiller.

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Review: Pure Proof Grain Neutral Spirits

Usually, neutral grain spirits are an ingredient to be hidden, ashamed of even, in a whiskey bottle. It’s commonly used as filler, a cheap alternative to properly aged and produced whiskey that companies add to make their expensive stock go further. But in Pure Proof Grain Neutral Spirits, that’s all you’re getting — and they’re being loud and proud about it. It seems like a strange approach, and naturally we needed to investigate and find out whether we’d been missing out this whole time.

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Whiskey Review: Bushmills Black Bush

When we think of whiskey and the United Kingdom, most of us immediately think of Scotland with its long and storied history with the spirit. But surprisingly, the UK’s oldest distillery still in operation is located on a completely different island just across the Irish Sea. Northern Ireland hosts the oldest distillery in the country and today we’re checking out Black Bush, one of their most well-regarded products.

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Whiskey Review: Wild Turkey American Honey

There’s a current trend of flavored liqueur being made from bourbon. In some cases, the results are pretty good… but, on the whole, they mainly seem to be trying to follow in Fireball’s footsteps to capture that same market. American Honey is Wild Turkey’s take on the category, so today we’re giving it a spin to see how it stacks up — not only against its flavored liqueur peers, but against it’s bourbon origins as well.

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Whiskey Review: Austin 101 Light Whiskey

Whiskey is an inherently risky product for business. It’s a business where you need to predict years in advance what your supply will be and then invest a ton of money in facilities and materials… only to have your product literally sit on the shelf for a couple years before you can even sell it. Austin 101 Light Whiskey thinks that with the help of the Texas weather, they can get that cycle time down to just 101 days.

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