A bottle of Buffalo Trace-owned Pappy Van Winkle 23 Year Old Family Reserve bourbon garnered a $52,000 sale price at a recent Sotheby’s auction earlier this month in New York – setting a new auction record for the brand. The bottle held a pre-sale estimate between $3,000 and $4,000 but whenever a bottle of Pappy […]
It is the holiday season and that means it is time to have some notable bourbon and whiskies undergo a rigorous taste test to – you know, make sure they would be appropriate gifts. Somebody has to do this and Whisky Critic has volunteered themselves to undergo this arduous task. For the 2022 version of […]
The Glenturret – which claims to be Scotland’s oldest working distillery – has released four new whiskies: Triple Wood, 10-year-old Peat Smoked, a 12-year-old and a 15-year-old [along with two limited edition whiskies, a 25-year-old and 30-year-old]. The Glenturret Triple Wood was aged in three casks: American, Sherry and Bourbon, bottled at 43% alcohol by […]
Speyside distiller The Macallan has released a pair of single malts for their 2016-launched Double Cask series – a 15-year-old and an 18-year-old – joining The Macallan Double Cask 12 Years Old. The Macallan’s Double Cask Series uses both American and European oak Sherry-seasoned casks to mature the whiskies. Specifically, the European casks use wood […]
Speyside distillery The GlenAllachie has released a 15 Year Old single malt whisky. The GlenAllachie 15-Year-Old has been matured in both Pedro Ximénez and Oloroso sherry casks, bottled at 46% alcohol by volume [92 proof] and is said to contain notes of banana, butterscotch and dark chocolate. The GlenAllachie 15-Year-Old is being made available for […]
Speyburn has released a limited edition 15-Year-Old whisky. The Speyburn 15-Year-Old has been matured in both American oak and Spanish oak casks and was bottled at 46% alcohol by volume [92 proof]. Only 3,500 cases of Speyburn 15-Year-Old will be made available annually – for $80 per bottle – beginning this month.
anCnoc has added a 15-Year-Old to their single malt whisky lineup – the limited edition 2002 anCnoc was crafted at the Knockdhu distillery in Aberdeenshire. anCnoc was matured in both Spanish and American oak casks and eventually bottled at 46% alcohol by volume [92 proof] and is said to offer both spicy and sweet notes. […]
Glen Moray has released three Speyside single malt whiskies – a 12 year old, a 15 year old and an 18 year old -with the 12 and 18 year olds having been matured in American oak casks while the 15 year old has aged in both sherry and American oak casks. Both the Glen Moray […]