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Visual Recap: Summer 2015

2015 gave Western NY a beautiful, not too dry, not too wet, not too hot, not too cold summer. One could say this summer was perfectly balanced — the backbone of any good season, or more aprupos, any good whiskey, … Continue reading

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Van Winkle 12

The Van Winkle family of bourbons (other wise known as “Pappy”) are currently the most sought after whiskies on the American market. Nothing else even comes close. Their hype and lore, which are currently stratospheric, result in its price tag reaching the same … Continue reading

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Connemara Cask Strength

Connemara Cask Strength is the only Irish whiskey to be bottled at natural strength. It is not chill-filtered, or aided by coloring and matures in oak casks. The Cask Strength Connemara has all the base flavor profiles of the regular version (which we review … Continue reading

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Ardbeg Uigeadail

Recently, we here at BWG have inadvertently relegated our Ardbeg consumption to their special annual releases (you can read all our Ardbeg reviews here) and seem to have overlooked some of their more regularly available stuff. That has been a mistake… Ardbeg Uigeadail’s nose is … Continue reading

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Angel’s Envy Rye

Back in March, BWG was able to acquire a bottle of the highly acclaimed Angel’s Envy bourbon. We absolutely loved that whiskey and felt it deserving of all its accolades. (Read that review here.) Since sampling the Angel’s Envy bourbon, … Continue reading

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Breckenridge Bourbon

Breckenridge Bourbon is a uniquely crafted bourbon via Colorado that has been steadily growing on BWG since the first time we sampled it. It’s created out of a blend of 56% corn, 38% rye and 6% barley and is aged … Continue reading

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The Dalmore 15

The Dalmore is a Scottish Highland distillery that produces a vast array of single malt whiskies. They boast a line up that includes everything from inexpensive entry-level whiskies, all the way up to rare and comically expensive whiskies (comically meaning upwards … Continue reading

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