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Reviews for 2019

September 2019 - Best Buy Bar

September 2019 - Best Buy Bar
This month's Spirits feature is Best Buy Bar

Best Buy Bar Reviews

Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
91 points
Golden amber color. Aromas and flavors of cinnamon, port wine, dutch baby pancake, sweet almond, and rose jam with a satiny, crisp, fruity medium body and a tingling, engaging, medium-length finish with notes of strawberry jam on toast and caramel finish. A sweet, toasty bourbon for cocktail play.
91 points $24.99
Duggan’s Dew Blended Scotch Whisky
87 points
Gold color. Aromas of almond cookies, toast with honey, dried pear, and heather with a satiny, crisp, dry light body and a graceful, brisk fruit and nut studded nougat finish. A mild and very drinkable blended Scotch whisky that will make great highballs.
87 points $18.99
Early Times Kentucky Whisky
86 points
Best Buy
Golden amber color. Attractive aromas of sweet corn cakes, toasted walnut, hay, molasses, and toffee with a lean, prickly, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a peppery, quick caramel, ground pepper, and hot cinnamon finish. A rustic spicy shooting whiskey with caramelly, bourbon-like aromas.
86 points $10.99 Best Buy
Alto Grande 5 Year Rum
86 points
Amber color. Aromas and flavors of leather, nutmeg, caramel latte, flan, and bananas foster with a supple, crisp, fruity light body and a peppery, brisk finish that exhibits shades of brown sugar and candied orange finish. An easy-to-mix rum with warming brown sugar flavors.
86 points $21.99
Flower City Gin
85 points
Clear color. Aromas of wet tarragon, dried bay, star anise, juniper, and peppercorns with a satiny, bright, dryish light-to-medium body and a tingling, compelling, medium-length cinnamon, allspice, and cracked pepper finish. A very spicy gin that will pop with citrus and ginger-accented cocktails.
85 points $23.99
Canadian Mist Canadian Whisky
84 points
Amber color. Aromas and flavors of butterscotch, oatmeal cookie, almond biscotti, and honey with a satiny, vibrant, fruity light-to-medium body and a seamless, compelling, medium-length finish revealing accents of yeasty coffee cake and kasha finish. A yeasty, easy-drinking Canadian Whiskey with bakery shop flavors.
84 points $11.99
Club Caribe Silver Rum
84 points
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of silky coffee creamer and lemon meringue with a supple, vibrant, dryish light body and a warming, breezy finish with notes of cracked peppercorns finish. A clean and neutral rum for mixed drinks.
84 points $11.99