Whiskey Review: Sound Shore Single Malt Whiskey

I’m sure when we think of whiskey regions, New York isn’t the first place that comes to mind. But when we were recently in Westchester, NY for our bar takeover, we had the opportunity to work with the folks at Good Shepherd Distillery (a family owned distillery in Mamaroneck) and taste their latest creation: a single malt whiskey that’s 100% New York. And if their product is any indication, we’ve been sleeping on the NY whiskeys.

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Whiskey Review: Knob Creek Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

To me, Knob Creek is best known for their gun range and semi-annual machine gun shooting extravaganza. The area is also well known for distilleries, but I didn’t know a whole lot about the production of the Knob Creek bourbon that has been on liquor store shelves for a while now. Reasonably priced and attractively bottled, it seems like a good option. But of course I needed to test for myself.

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Whiskey Review: Colville Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

I was walking through the liquor store attached to a Wal-Mart in Orlando, Florida looking for something to keep me occupied during a week long conference. As I was looking through the smaller bottles on the shelf one caught my eye that I hadn’t seen before, a small batch Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey. I was intrigued and brought it back with me for some… additional research.

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Whiskey Review: Redemption High Rye Bourbon Whiskey

I’ve never heard of Redemption High Rye Bourbon Whiskey before, but they have been popping up all over the place recently. Even at the trendy bars in downtown Austin, Texas the spirit is on the shelves and ready to be served. So when I saw a bottle on the shelf I decided to give it a spin — I like high rye content whiskies, and this one has a higher rye content than anything else I’ve tried. Could it be the new go-to spirit?

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