Review: One Eight Distilling Untitled Whiskey No. 13, No. 14, and No. 15

The team at One Eight Distilling expanded their operation in Washington D.C.’s Ivy City neighborhood this year, trading up to a shiny new column and hybrid pot still that will enable them to eventually triple their capacity. In time, they’ll be rolling out 11 barrels a day, which is no small feat for a craft…

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Review: Citizen Cider For Shore

Citizen Cider’s latest is called For Shore, a “Gose inspired cider finished with coriander seeds and sea salt.” Citizen Cider is donating a portion of proceeds from sales of the cider to preserve and protect our home waters of Lake Champlain. For Shore pours a deceptively pale yellow, and has the appearance of little more…

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Review: Four Roses Limited Edition Small Batch Bourbon 2019 Edition

Four Roses’ Limited Edition Small Batch release for 2019 is about to arrive (on September 21, technically), and based on the specs alone, it’s going to be one of the most prized Small Batch bottlings to come out of the distillery. The mix is an impressive one, featuring a 21-year-old Bourbon from the distillery’s OBSV…

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Review: Wines of Provenance, 2016 Vintage

Provenance is a moderately high-end operation in Rutherford in Napa Valley with a focus on big reds. Today we look at a quartet of new releases, all from the 2016 vintage in current release. 2016 Provenance Chardonnay Carneros – Chewy chardonnay, oaky and chewy on the palate, but cut just so with notes of lemon…

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Review: Infuse Spirits Bourbon, Rye, and Cask Strength Bourbon (2019)

A few months ago, I promised a look at the whiskeys of Infuse Spirits, the company which made its name with flavored vodkas and which recently branched out into whiskey. Now folks, the time is here, and we’re looking at the entirety of Infuse’s whiskey line, which spans three different expressions — two bourbons, one…

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Review: Wines of Tussock Jumper, 2019 Releases

Tussock Jumper is a wine brand that sources its broad portfolio from eleven different countries. A hallmark of the brand is that all of the wines are bottled where the wine is made. Additionally, Tussock Jumper strives to provide quality wines from a range of grapes and styles at an affordable price, typically around $12.…

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Review: Michter’s Single Barrel Bourbon 10 Years Old 2019

While Michter’s is made from sourced whiskey, there’s nonetheless a certain nostalgia that the company’s 2019 Single Barrel Bourbon is the last bottling that will be released from Master Distiller Pamela Heilmann. Up next is Master Distiller Dan McKee, whose inaugural bottling, the 2019 release of Michter’s 10 Year Old Rye, will be reviewed imminently…

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Review: Lagunitas Little Sumpin’ Hazy

The latest limited edition brew from Lagunitas is a natural line extension, pushing the iconic Little Sumpin’ Sumpin’ wheat ale into the hazy IPA world: “a special dry-hopping of Cashere, Citra & Mosaic on a bed of Centennial and Chinook” hops — and bottled without being filtered, leaving it, of course, hazy. The beer isn’t…

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