Review: Old Charter Oak Mongolian Oak Bourbon

Ready for another whiskey brand from the titans of bourbon at Buffalo Trace? The Kentucky distillery is upgrading a long-suffering brand, Old Charter, and spinning it off with a new line of premium, limited edition bourbons under the tweaked Old Charter Oak banner. You can think of Old Charter Oak as akin to the Col.…

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Review: Slrrrp Alcohol Infused Gelatin Shots

At Drinkhacker we tend to shy away from two things: Jello shots and products with no vowels in their name. Slrrrp fails on both of those tests, but we figured we’d give this new product a stab anyway. What’s interesting about Slrrrp is that its prepackaged shots — each 50ml in size — don’t require…

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Review: Baltimore Spirits Fumus Pumila

Maryland’s Baltimore Whiskey Company is producing far more than just whiskey. In fact, their portfolio has become so varied that they changed their name recently to Baltimore Spirits Company. We haven’t even reviewed one of their whiskeys. They only offer one. Why were they called Baltimore Whiskey Company to begin with? Anyway. Our first taste…

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Review: NV Dark Horse Brut and Rose Brut Sparkling Wine

Dark Horse isn’t exactly known for producing nuanced wines, mostly turning out sub-$20 — or sub-$10 — wines for the mass market. Its sparkling production might be the most impressive juice in its arsenal, and you can find these nonvintage sparklers for as little as 8 bucks if you keep your eyes open. NV Dark…

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Review: Laphroaig 28 Years Old

I’ve always said there’s nothing quite like old Laphroaig, with Laphroaig 25 Years Old long standing as a major highlight of its lineup. So, what’s this? Laphroaig at 28 years old, could this be even better? This expression is matured in casks of various sizes, from quarter casks to butts, but is married to finish…

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Review: Melvin Brewing Citradamus, Killer Bees, and Stay Tuned

Something old and something new from Alpine, Wyoming’s Melvin Brewing. Let’s dig into this trio of beers, all available by the can. Melvin Brewing Citradamus IIPA – Part of Melvin’s rotational Imperial IPA series, Citradamus uses “dank-ass Citra hops” as the basis for a ridiculously dense brew, resinous and syrupy, a hoppy monster that melds…

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Review: West Cork Blended Irish Whiskey Export Stout Cask Finished

West Cork Distillers remains a less well-known producer of Irish whiskey than Jameson or Bushmills, but the company is working hard to draw attention to itself, and we have noticed their efforts here, here, and here. Most recently, West Cork entered into a collaboration with Castle Island Brewing Co. in Norwood, Mass. to create a…

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Drinkhacker’s 2018 Holiday Gift Guide – Best Alcohol/Spirits for Christmas

2018 marks our eleventh annual holiday gift guide, and we’re hoping this year really gets you in the spirit of giving at Christmas. Ha! Seriously, you’ll need it. Prices are creeping ever higher, especially on popular categories like whiskey, and stocks of some of the most prized products seem to be more limited than ever this…

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