I love New Riff Distilling, virtually all of their bourbon and rye is excellent. But… this new sherry-cask finished malted rye isn’t for me. Read my latest Taste Test for Robb Report here.
Taste Test: A Whiskey Aged in a Container Ship Offers Depth and Complexity
This new rye whiskey from Jefferson’s was given a secondary aging period on a container ship traveling the world, but how does that translate? Read my latest Taste Test for Robb Report here.
Taste Test: Angel’s Envy Has Another Hit With Its New Ice Cider Cask-Finished Rye
New rye whiskey from Angel’s Envy was finished in ice cider casks. Read all about it in my new Taste Test column for Robb Report.
The 2021 Esquire Spirit Awards
I was honored to have the chance to write about the best spirits of 2021 (in my humble, subjective opinion) for Esquire. Check it out here.
7 Outstanding New Rye Whiskeys You Should Be Drinking This Fall
There is a lot of good new rye whiskey to sip this fall, bourbon’s spicier sister spirit that is a mainstay of many cocktails. Read my latest for Robb Report here to find out what’s worth checking out.
Why Buffalo Trace Pulled the Plug on the Release of One of Its Most Coveted Bourbons
This year’s Buffalo Trace Antique Collection does not include George T. Stagg bourbon, to the disappointment of many fans. I spoke to master blender Drew Mayville to find out why – read my story for Robb Report here.
7 Limited Edition Whiskey Releases We Can’t Wait to Sip This Fall
There is a plethora of new whiskey arriving this fall, including some limited edition bottles. Read all about them in my latest for Robb Report.
Whiskey of the Week: WhistlePig Goes “Beyond” Bonded with a New Bourbon and Rye
This duo of whiskeys from WhistlePig, a bourbon and a rye, goes “beyond bonded.” What exactly does that mean? Read my Whiskey of the Week column for Spy here.
Whiskey of the Week: Stellum Spirits Releases Two Excellent New Blends
Stellum Spirits, an offshoot of Barrell Craft Spirits, released an excellent bourbon and rye last spring. Read my review for Spy here.