WhiskyCritic’s Pacific Northwest Bourbon And Whisky-A-Thon

WhiskyCritic recently had the opportunity to sample a few of the bourbons and whiskies emanating from the Pacific Northwest section of the United States and while the bourbons/whiskies present did not represent the full swath of those available in the region, there were enough to get a good, ahem, “taste” of what might be in […]

Chivas Regal 18 Limited Edition Coming In May

If you are traveling and the urgent desire to purchase some Chivas Regal blended whiskey suddenly overwhelms you, then we have some good news – especially if you plan on being in Dubai or London next month – Chivas Regal is introducing their Chivas Regal 18 Ultimate Cask Collection First Fill French Oak Finish to […]

Hellboy Hell Water Due To Arrive Next Week

Tennessee’s XXX Distillery — in cahoots with Dark Horse Comics – has released Hellboy Hell Water Cinnamon Whiskey, in honor of the Dark Horse comic book character Hellboy created by Mike Mignola. Hell Water is a craft distilled, small batch naturally flavored cinnamon whiskey. In the comic book, Hellboy is a Nazi experiment gone wrong […]

Stillhouse Whiskey Gives You One For The Road

Stillhouse Spirits has introduced their new 375 ml version of their clear corn Stillhouse whiskey which they have dubbed the “Roadie”. The Stillhouse Whisky “Roadie” flask is red, made of 100% stainless steel and claimed to be unbreakable. The Stillhouse Whisky “Roadie” is 40% alcohol by volume [80 proof] and is currently available in Arizona, […]

Hootie And The Hooch

Darius Rucker – aka Hootie of Hootie and the Blowfish fame – has become the latest musical artist to join the personalized whiskey train in announcing that he has partnered with 843 Distillery to develop his own signature brand of whiskey, dubbed Backstage Southern Whiskey. Backstage Southern Whiskey will first be introduced in Rucker’s home […]

Tyrconnell Reveals A 16-Year-Old Irish Whiskey

A little late for St. Patrick’s Day but a little late is better than never as The Tyrconnell has announced the release of their Tyrconnell 16-Year-Old single malt Irish whiskey. The Tyrconnell is produced in traditional pot stills, using double distillation, and is bottled at 46% alcohol by volume [92 proof] and has matured in […]

Jameson Opens Up Bow Street Home For Tours

Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, Jameson has officially opened their Jameson Distillery Bow St. for tours. Jameson offers three guided tours: ‘The Bow St. Experience’ tasting tour focusing on the stories of Jameson’s heritage and innovations; ‘The Whiskey Makers’ – a whiskey masterclass and ‘The Whiskey Shakers’ – a cocktail masterclass. Both masterclasses […]

Minor Case Goes Straight With Rye

Minor Case has introduced their sherry cask-finished Straight Rye Whiskey bottled at 45% alcohol by volume [90 proof]. Minor Case Straight Rye Whiskey has been aged for two years and is available for $50 per bottle.