Tag Archives: Whisky

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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Allen Burger Venture

Allen Burger Venture (ABV) is Mike Shatzle’s (Blue Monk, Coles, Moor Pat) latest endeavor. Located in the heart of the Allentown district of Buffalo, ABV is a first-rate example of modern-style restaurant and bar. It’s harmonious, yet anomalous among the … 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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Visual Recap: Winter 2014-2015

This Buffalo winter has literally been the worst ever recorded since the beginning of record keeping over a century ago. But instead of succumbing to this harshest of winters, BWG decided to fight the fridged temps, unending snow and brutal … 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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Visual Recap: Autumn 2014

Another busy Buffalo NY Autumn is in the books. Every year we feel like there’s so much to do before winter arrives and try our damndest to pack it all in. The weather didn’t quite cooperate as much this year as … Continue reading

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The Classic Laddie Scottish Barley

Bruichladdich, one of BWG’s favorite Scottish distillers recently discontinued their “Laddie 10” flagship bottling and replaced it with The Classic Laddie Scottish Barley. We loved the Laddie 10 (you can read that review here), so we were not happy to … Continue reading

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