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August 2022 - North American Whiskey

August 2022 - North American Whiskey
This month's Spirits feature is North American Whiskey

North American Whiskey Reviews

Larceny Barrel Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
97 points
$49
Bigger and bolder than a beginner's Whiskey; so complex with an incredible depth of sweet bakery aromas and flavors.
Awards: 2022 Best Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Heaven Hill 7 Year Bottled-In-Bond Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
96 points
$39
A delightful Whiskey with ethereal floral aromas that make it stand out from the Bourbon crowd.
Middle West 6 Year Old Sherry Finished Bourbon Whiskey
96 points
$99
A barrel-forward Bourbon that holds its age well and expressed cocoa, caramel, and dried fruits.
Awards: 2022 Best Cask-Finished Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Uncle Nearest Master Blend Edition Premium Tennessee Whiskey
96 points
$149
Simply delicious, this is dessert in a glass. The aromas and flavors transport you to a summer afternoon indulging at your favorite ice cream parlor.
Awards: 2022 Best Tennessee Whiskey
Old Fitzgerald Spring 2022 17 Year Old Bottled-In-Bond Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
96 points
$230
A benchmark example that you'll want to let sit in the glass and sip slowly over hours to allow it to develop.
Rittenhouse Bottled-In-Bond Straight Rye Whiskey
95 points
$27
A spicy east coast Rye with a creamy vanilla backbone; a benchmark example for classic cocktails.
Pikesville Straight Rye Whiskey
95 points
$49
The ABV packs a punch but layers of complexity and delicious flavors make this a go-to for Rye cocktails.
KOVAL Distillery Maple Syrup Cask Finish Single Barrel Rye Whiskey
95 points
$50
Whether you like a Negroni or Rye whiskey, you need to start sipping this Rye and contemplate making a Boulevardier immediately.
Awards: 2022 Best Cask-Finished Rye Whiskey
Jefferson’s Reserve Very Old Very Small Batch Straight Bourbon Whiskey
95 points
$54
Simple but delicious, with waves of caramel candied apple.
Elijah Craig Barrel Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
95 points
$59
A heavy hitter but it holds the high ABV in check with sweet baked fruit, baking spice, and waves of vanilla, caramel, and cocoa.
Russell’s Reserve Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
95 points
$59
Spicy and complex and this Bourbon benefits from a few drops of water; a natural base for a Sazerac.
Doc Swinson’s 5 Year Aged Blenders Cut Straight Bourbon Whiskey
95 points
$60
A powerfully delicious Bourbon that is certain to gratify in every application.
Bare Knuckle 6 Year Old High Rye Cask Strength Bourbon Whiskey
95 points
$72
A potent Bourbon that benefits from a few drops of water, but shows absolutely stunning complexity of aromas and flavor.
Evan Williams 1783 Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
94 points
$19
Best Buy
V8 engine in a Corvette; delicious corn flavors married to an oak barrel showcase two great things from Kentucky that prove simplicity can be fantastic.
94 points $19 Best Buy
Rebel Bourbon Kentucky Straight Wheated Bourbon Whiskey
94 points
$19
Best Buy
Fruity, floral, and well balanced; surprisingly lithe and delicate belying the higher ABV.
94 points $19 Best Buy
Ole Smoky Peanut Butter Flavored Whiskey
94 points
$26
A crowd pleasing peanut butter Whiskey.
Awards: 2022 Best Flavored Whiskey
Elijah Craig Kentucky Straight Rye Whisky
94 points
$29
A classic example of a properly aged Rye Whiskey; everything you expect from the category.
Elijah Craig Toasted Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
94 points
$29
With red baked fruits and roasted nuts, this is an after dinner delight.
10th Street Distillery California Coast Blend American Blended Whiskey
94 points
$39
Toasted grains and vanilla cream aromatics continue to lure you in for another sip all summer long.
Awards: 2022 Best American Blended Whiskey
Jim Beam Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
94 points
$39
A very fruity Whiskey up front that gives way to sweet bakery flavors and balances with spice.
Town Branch Straight Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey
94 points
$39
Very estery and fruit driven aromas, with some salted butterscotch on the palate and a bit of sweet pepper on the finish.
FEW Straight Rye Whisky
94 points
$44
A spicy and savory Rye that will make a great old fashioned or pair with a Maduro cigar.
Middle West Straight Rye Whiskey
94 points
$45
Savory, sweet, and spicy, the proof is too high to make this a dinner pairing but would pair with Mexican Hot Chocolate right after the meal.
Santa Fe Spirits Colkegan Mesquite Smoked Single Malt American Straight Whiskey
94 points
$49
A youthful yet layered and flavorful Whiskey that illustrates how the world is catching up on Celtic Single Malts.
Awards: 2022 Best American Straight Malt Whiskey
KOVAL Distillery Bottled In Bond Rye Whiskey
94 points
$50
Bread pudding made with Rye bread; not quite what you expected but so so tasty.
Awards: 2022 Top 2 Rye Whiskey
FEW Bottled-In-Bond Straight Bourbon Whiskey
94 points
$54
A complex and layered Bourbon that one might like to contemplate as it unfurls over a few hours.
Boulder Spirits Bottled In Bond Straight Bourbon Whiskey
94 points
$55
Higher ABV and concentration of barrel flavors make this an ideal candidate for autumnal cocktails, but this is an excellent sipper on its own that would also pair well with cigars.
Uncle Nearest 1856 Premium Aged Tennessee Whiskey
94 points
$59
A pastry shoppe in an old west saloon; delectable sweet flavors and aromas make this Whiskey too easy to sip and forget about the strength beneath.
Western Reserve Distillers Oloroso Sherry Cask Finished Straight Bourbon Whiskey
94 points
$65
This Bourbon leans in to the spicy and oaky realm but maintains a flavor and aromatic balance with stewed berries and roasted nut qualities.
Ko Distiller’s Reserve 4 Year Old Distiller’s Reserve Bottled-In-Bond Straight Bourbon Whiskey
94 points
$69
Bourbon at the sweet spot of barrel aging; sweet grains, barrel spice, and that magic mix of just the right aging in the perfect spot in the rickhouse.
Stranahan’s Sherry Cask American Single Malt Whiskey
94 points
$69
A damn fine Whiskey that is well made and well aged.
Awards: 2022 Best American Single Malt Whiskey
Jefferson’s Ocean Aged At Sea Voyage 24 Straight Bourbon Whiskey
94 points
$79
An unpretentious, sweet, corn-forward sipper with vanilla and baking spice highlights.
Jefferson’s Ocean Aged At Sea Voyage 26 Rye Whiskey
94 points
$79
A layered and delicious Rye that will benefit from more time in barrel.
Awards: 2022 Top 2 Rye Whiskey
Doc Swinson’s 5 Year Exploratory Cask LEsprit Straight Bourbon Whiskey
94 points
$80
A superb, full-throttle Bourbon that will take you where you want to go with style and trunks full of flavor.
Widow Jane Lucky Thirteen Year Old Straight Bourbon Whiskey
94 points
$99
In a market loaded with young Bourbons, this is a dram for serious Whiskey drinkers that appreciate a lot of oak and age.
Calumet Farm 16 Year Old Single Rack Black Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
94 points
$149
Big and bold but it holds the ABV well, like someone pulled a honey barrel(s) with some age here; grab dessert and a cigar to pair and let this develop over the evening.
Garrison Brothers 5 Year Balmorhea Straight Bourbon Whiskey
94 points
$199
Calm Like a Bomb, but damn does this have rich and delicious flavors with layers of complexity.
Black Velvet Peach Flavored Canadian Whiskey
93 points
$10
Best Buy
Millions of peaches, peaches for me.
93 points $10 Best Buy
Evan Williams Black Label Straight Bourbon Whiskey
93 points
$14
Best Buy
Straight forward, good quality, corn-pronounced Whiskey.
93 points $14 Best Buy
Evan Williams 4 Year Old Bottled-In-Bond Straight Bourbon Whiskey
93 points
$17
Best Buy
This Bourbon Whiskey brings a bit of ABV heat and spice with a dazzling arrangement of fruit and spice flavors.
93 points $17 Best Buy
Jim Beam Black Extra-Aged Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
93 points
$22
Best Buy
A robust but lightly toasted Bourbon with delicate flavors of hazelnut, golden raisins, and chamomile; a workhorse that will be just as good for sipping as mixing in classic cocktails.
93 points $22 Best Buy
Ezra Brooks Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
93 points
$24
Best Buy
A very complex high proof Bourbon, perfect for sipping with a few drops of water; high end cocktails could be made and pulled in various directions from citrusy to stirred.
93 points $24 Best Buy
Larceny Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
93 points
$24
Best Buy
This Bourbon hits all the marks; complex, toasty, fruity and spicy; slowly sip all day and consider pairing with a fine cigar.
93 points $24 Best Buy
Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
93 points
$24.99
Best Buy
Sweet red fruit comes forward on the nose with baking spice and cocoa to round out the palate.
93 points $24.99 Best Buy
Ole Smoky Salty Caramel Flavored Whiskey
93 points
$26
Vanilla cream and mocha make this Flavored Whiskey a stand out.
Bernheim 7 Year Old Small Batch Kentucky Straight Wheat Whiskey
93 points
$29
A tasty, sweet and aromatic Whiskey that deserves a place in your Whiskey bunker.
Elijah Craig Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
93 points
$29
The vivacious grain profile is still present but beginning to show signs of some graceful aging.
Thirteenth Colony Distilleries Southern Bourbon Whiskey
93 points
$34
A smooth and round Bourbon that shows fruity aromatics with sweet grains and dashes of delectable barrel spice.
Awards: 2022 Top 2 Bourbon Whiskey
Knob Creek Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey
93 points
$36
Rye spice and everything nice, all while maintaining some sweeter notes.
DAVIESS COUNTY Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
93 points
$39
Fruity, nutty, savory, and spiced; this well balanced Whiskey is everything you want in a Bourbon.
Town Branch 7 Year Aged Kentucky Single Malt Whiskey American
93 points
$39
A grain forward Single Malt that shows good quality distillation and expresses delicious aromas of white orchard fruit; likely to benefit with greater barrel maturation.
Russell’s Reserve 10 Year Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
93 points
$40
The nose offers a bouquet of honey and caramel, while the palate offers a dry and spicy Whiskey worthy of sipping or building on those complexities in a cocktail.
FEW Straight Bourbon Whiskey
93 points
$44
Fruity, spicy, earthy, and herbaceous, this is a complex and toothsome sipper.
Four Roses Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
93 points
$44
Spicy, herbal, fruity, with hints of sweetness; a benchmark Bourbon example.
Old Soul Small Batch Straight Bourbon Whiskey
93 points
$44
Relatively simple and traditional Bourbon aroma and flavor profile, but a concentration of flavor and rich finish that make this an excellent example.
Middle West Straight Bourbon Whiskey
93 points
$45
With rich and concentrated flavors that border on decadent, this Bourbon will be a delicious after dinner dram.
Basil Hayden Toast - Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
93 points
$49
A vibrant and youthful Bourbon that maintains the grain flavors charmingly balanced with oak.
Elvis Straight Rye Whiskey
93 points
$49
A supple and spry, peppery Rye for pleasure-packed sipping or stylish cocktails.
Town Branch Small Batch Straight Rye Whiskey
93 points
$49
A benchmark example for young Rye Whiskey and the perfect base for a Sazerac.
Four Roses Small Batch Select Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
93 points
$55
Spicy, herbal, sweet and fruity, this Bourbon is all-round delicious and would be delightful in any manner of Whiskey consumption.
10th Street Distillery Peated American Single Malt Whiskey
93 points
$65
A sleek and substantial Single Malt with well articulated smokiness, spice, and minerality that will converse well with a Scotch enthusiast's palate; a natural choice for a fine cigar.
Belfour Spirits Texas Pecan Wood Finished Bourbon Whiskey
93 points
$74
A damn fine sipping Whiskey that tastes and smells like a benchmark for the Bourbon category.
Awards: 2022 Top 2 Bourbon Whiskey
KO Distilling 4 Year Old Distiller’s Reserve Bottled-In-Bond Rye Whiskey
93 points
$74
Snacking on Rye bread and butter while walking through an herb garden.
Doc Swinson’s 5 Year Alter Ego Triple Cask Straight Bourbon Whiskey
93 points
$75
A nice 'all-purpose' Bourbon with a round and warming personality.
Storm King Distilling Co. 3 Year Old Colorado Straight Rye Whisky
93 points
$80
A classical youthful Rye nose and palate makes for a tasty Whiskey that will benefit from additional years in barrel.
Courage & Conviction Cuvée Cask Aged American Single Malt Whisky
93 points
$84
A young Single Malt with lots of potential and high quality barrels expressing dried fruit, baking spices, and savory notes.
Old Elk Four Grain Straight Bourbon Whiskey
93 points
$99
A Bordeaux drinkers Bourbon; fruity, earthy, and herbaceous.
Kentucky Silk Gold Reserve Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
92 points
A robust and toothsome bourbon with great flavor and pleasing warmth on the long finish.
Wild Turkey Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
92 points
$20
Best Buy
Classic definition of an American Bourbon; smooth, sweet, and a bit of spice on the finish.
92 points $20 Best Buy
Jim Beam Devils Cut Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
92 points
$22
Best Buy
A bottle of this and some good friends is the perfect day; sweet and savory, this Whiskey just continues to unfold in the glass.
92 points $22 Best Buy
Jim Beam Double Oak Twice Barreled Straight Bourbon Whiskey
92 points
$22
Best Buy
Textbook American Bourbon, well-balanced between wood spices and grain sweetness.
92 points $22 Best Buy
Bird Dog 7 Year Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
92 points
$24
Best Buy
Dry and mild on the palate, with rye forward notes that are savory and herbaceous; this would lend itself well towards applications in citrus forward cocktails.
92 points $24 Best Buy
G & W 5 Year Aged Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
92 points
$28
Sweet baked goods with a dash of spicy and a rounded, almost creamy texture on the palate.
Evan Williams Vintage 2014 Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
92 points
$29
A high quality sipping Bourbon that has some age to it without being over oaked.
Ghost Coast 4 Year Old Master Straight Bourbon Whiskey
92 points
$32
A fruity and berry forward expression of Bourbon that's just delightful.
Noble Oak Double Oak Bourbon Whiskey
92 points
$36
An everyday Bourbon for the back bar and more than delicious enough to be a sipper.
Noble Oak Double Oak Rye Whiskey
92 points
$41
Fresh dark Rye loaf with waves of vanilla and cocoa on the nose and palate that finish with a long balanced finish of sweets peppered with dashes of spice.
Town Branch Uncut True Cask Straight Bourbon Whiskey
92 points
$45
Delicately sweet to start with a spicy and lingering finish.
Basil Hayden Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
92 points
$49
A lovely Straight Bourbon with caramel corn, shades of sweet strawberry vanilla cream and wisps of black pepper spice.
Henry Mckenna 10 Year Old Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
92 points
$49
Waves of vanilla and chocolate cream, this Bourbon is sure to be a crowd pleaser.
Mayor Pingree Red Label Straight Bourbon Whiskey
92 points
$49
A delicious and well-crafted Bourbon that deserves a spot on any Whiskey lovers back bar.
Roaming Man Tennessee Straight Rye Whisky
92 points
$49
An enchantingly elegant and layered Rye that entices and delights.
Stranahan’s Original American Single Malt Whiskey
92 points
$54
A fine sipping Single Malt worthy of space in your glass, no matter where it was distilled and aged.
Chicken Cock Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
92 points
$59
Red fruits and baked pastry dough with an underlying smoky essence make up this delicious Bourbon.
Asm Sherry Cask Finished American Single Malt Whiskey
92 points
$64
A very well-balanced and approachable Single Malt with lots of subtle, appealing flavors in an oak-kissed package.
Storm King Distilling Co. 3 Year Old Side Gig American Straight Whiskey
92 points
$65
A youthful Malt Whiskey with lively and sweet citrus and cocoa notes that are sure to delight.
Boulder Spirits Bottled in Bond American Single Malt Whiskey
92 points
$68
A Whisky drinker's table Whisky, this hits all the marks as a go-to glass pour.
Chicken Cock Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey
92 points
$69
A depth of flavor that over delivers for a young Rye Whiskey; wow.
Courage & Conviction American Single Malt Whisky
92 points
$74
A good quality, fruity, earthy, and savory example of American Single Malt.
Doc Swinson’s 5 Year Exploratory Cask La Mente Straight Bourbon Whiskey
92 points
$80
A big and brooding Bourbon with gravitas and grace; give this some water, time, and space.
Doc Swinson’s 5 Year Exploratory Cask El Cuerpo Straight Bourbon Whiskey
92 points
$80
A nicely compacted high-proof Bourbon that bursts with flavor upon the addition of water; a great nightcap.
Storm King Distilling Co. 3 Year Old Colorado Straight Bourbon Whiskey
92 points
$80
Relatively simple flavors, but with an excellent concentration of delicious, classic, and sweet Bourbon aromas and flavors.
Mill’s & Mash Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
91 points
$24.99
A nice combination of fruit and spice makes this an easy choice for cocktails or sipping on the rocks.
91 points $24.99
Thirteenth Colony Southern Rye Whiskey
91 points
$34
A nicely balanced and rewarding Rye that will cover a lot of bases.
George Remus Straight Bourbon Whiskey
91 points
$39
Very pleasant and approachable, this is an uncomplicated top notch Whiskey.
Green River Distilling Company Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
91 points
$39
All the things that Bourbon should be; warm baking spices with notes of vanilla, corn and caramel.
Pendleton 1910 12 Year Old Canadian Rye Whisky
91 points
$44
An excellent Canadian Whisky with sweet caramelized grains, citrus freshness and a touch of pepper spice.
Brothers’ 1910 Empire Rye, Cask Finished Straight Rye Whiskey
91 points
$68
A somewhat rustic but very interesting nonetheless Rye for adventurous drammers and cocktailians.
Belfour Spirits Rye Whiskey
91 points
$74
A solid creamy, grainy Rye for Manhattans.
Storm King Distilling Co. 3 Year Old Colorado Straight Wheat Whiskey
91 points
$80
Delicious cherry, berry, and sweet pastry flavors; an after dinner sipper to enjoy all evening.
Five Nine Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
90 points
A nicely concentrated high rye bourbon, with big, bold caramelly flavors.
Kentucky Silk Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
90 points
A nicely concentrated high rye bourbon, with big, bold caramelly flavors.
Kentucky Silk Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey
90 points
A bold, fruity finished whiskey that delivers lots of distinctive, ripe flavors.
DoneWell’s High Rye Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
90 points
$19.99
A nicely concentrated high rye bourbon, with big, bold caramelly flavors.
90 points $19.99
Wild Turkey American Honey Flavored Whiskey Liqueur
90 points
$22
A well-executed, soda-float flavored Whisky Liqueur for sweet-toothed sippers and sore throats; try in a highball.
Awards: 2022 Best Whisky Liqueur
Four Roses Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
90 points
$34
A youthful and citrus forward sipper that will make a great Highball.
Jefferson’s Very Small Batch Straight Bourbon Whiskey
90 points
$34
A delicious Whiskey that feels youthful and vibrant on the palate.
Stranahan’s Blue Peak American Single Malt Whiskey
90 points
$42
A light-bodied and complex sipper that would find itself just as comfortable in the Highlands as the American heartland.
FEW Immortal Rye With Eight Immortals Oolong Black Tea Infused Rye Whiskey
90 points
$44
A lovely Whiskey with indiscernible extra flavors; mildly tannic, confounding, and still quite tasty.
Awards: 2022 Best Infused Rye Whiskey
Member’s Mark Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
89 points
$18
Best Buy
A rock-solid Bourbon, tailor-made for a nice Old Fashioned.
89 points $18 Best Buy
FEW American Straight Whiskey
89 points
$44
A complex Whiskey with sweet, fruity, and bitter flavors to compliment your bittersweet dessert.
FEW Cold Cut Cold Brew Coffee Flavored Bourbon Whiskey
89 points
$44
Good cocktail Whiskey, and a great dram to curl up with and sip by the fireplace on a chilly winters day.
Saint Liberty 4 Year Old Berties Cask Strength Straight Bourbon Whiskey
89 points
$54
Interesting, smoky, and unique flavors make this Bourbon easy to like.
Louisiana Tradition® Copper Tear Bourbon Whiskey
89 points
$59
Sweet with a touch of spicy, this Whiskey wears the 100 proof well.
Courage & Conviction Sherry Cask Aged American Single Malt Whisky
89 points
$84
A savory, smoky, and barrel-forward Whiskey.
Garrison Brothers 6 Year Guadalupe Straight Bourbon Whiskey
89 points
$149
A beautiful and toothsome Whiskey that comes in hot and skews towards barrel prominent flavors.
Widow Jane American Oak Aged Distilled From Rye Mash Whiskey
88 points
A light and flavorful Whiskey that will make for a pleasant summertime sipper; more lithe and nimble than expected for a Whiskey made from Rye.
Jim Beam Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
88 points
$17
Best Buy
A youthful and vibrant Whiskey that is exactly what you want to sip after work or mix into a Highball.
88 points $17 Best Buy
Bo & Ivy Unaged Corn Whiskey
88 points
$22
A simple, clean, and straightforward White Dog with bold corn flavors.
Four Roses Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
88 points
$24
A youthful and corn forward, but with nicely balanced barrel character; a no nonsense, high quality bourbon.
Pendleton Blended Canadian Whisky
88 points
$24
A delicious, simple sipper with sweet baking spices.
Yellowstone Select Landmark Edition Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
88 points
$39
A Whiskey with rich and almost oily textures and loads of classic Bourbon flavor.
Uncle Nearest 1884 Small Batch Tennessee Whiskey
88 points
$49
A rich and round Whiskey with bushels of cherry flavor.
Western Reserve Distillers Caribbean Cask Finished Straight Rye Whiskey
88 points
$65
A pleasant sipper that will be excellent in autumnal cocktails, but leaves the drinker wanting more from this Whiskey.
Undammed Distilling Co. Shields River American Single Malt Whiskey
88 points
$70
Smokey and savory, this Single Malt is delicious but a bit aggressive and seems aimed at a niche audience.
Courage & Conviction Bourbon Cask Aged American Single Malt Whisky
88 points
$84
Honeyed grains with apple and floral notes, this smells and tastes like a young Speyside.
Widow Jane Decadence Maple Cask Finished Blended Straight Bourbon Whiskeys
88 points
$84
Late autumn in a Vermont sugar shack; simple, sweet, and tasty.
Copperworks Distilling Company Washington Peated American Single Malt Whiskey Release No. 042
88 points
$89
A rich and youthful but barrel forward expression of American Single Malt that would pair well with a medium-bodied cigar.
Whiskey In The Wild Co Original Chocolate Flavored 3 Year Aged Canadian Whiskey
88 points
$89
Tastes and smells like fresh caramel corn at the farmer's market.
Garrison Brothers 4 Year Single Barrel Straight Bourbon Whiskey
88 points
$109
Sweet on the nose and with the first sip, then a bit of sneaky spice and a kick on the finish; would make a killer Old Fashioned or a fine companion to a Maduro cigar.
Copper Creek Canadian Whisky
87 points
$8
Best Buy
An easy and approachable Canadian sipper that will play nicely in cocktails.
87 points $8 Best Buy
Evan Williams Peach Flavored Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
87 points
$14
Best Buy
Super tasty and peachy, with the Whiskey base being less evident.
87 points $14 Best Buy
Bird Dog Honey Flavored Whiskey
87 points
$19
Tastes like honey and Whiskey; sweetness with mild spice.
Kentucky Coffee Coffee Flavored Whiskey
87 points
$19
An Espresso Martini with a Whiskey base; coffee notes with milk chocolate undertones.
Devil’s Sister Apple Flavored Whiskey
87 points
$29
A fun, youthful, and uncomplicated shooter.
Pendleton Midnight Blended Canadian Whisky
87 points
$29
Spicy and sweet palate pleaser that will show beautifully in cocktails or pair with a mild peppery cigar.
Nv36 Single Barrel American Whiskey
87 points
$35
Sweet, smoky, toasty, savory; this curiously delightful sipper or mixer will have you returning to the glass to keep finding new flavors.
Western Reserve Distillers Organic Single Barrel Bourbon Whiskey
87 points
$42
A classic and pleasing bourbon for sipping or mixing.
Mayor Pingree Orange Label Blended Rye Whisky
87 points
$45
A contemplative Whisky expressing the softer, sweet and malty side of Rye.
Undammed Distilling Co. Bear Skull Creek Small Batch American Whiskey
87 points
$50
A really delicious, well-rounded American Whiskey for Bourbon or Single Malt drinkers to try.
Garrison Brothers 3 Year Small Batch Straight Bourbon Whiskey
87 points
$89
Earthy grains with waves of cinnamon and ginger make this a lovely option for an evening by the campfire.
Evan Williams Honey Flavored Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
86 points
$14
Best Buy
A fun orangey-flavored Whiskey for punches, shots and such; also try in Sangria and as a triple sec substitute.
86 points $14 Best Buy
Evan Williams Apple Flavored Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
86 points
$14
Best Buy
What it is lacking in Whiskey base is made up for in nostalgic green apple candy flavor.
86 points $14 Best Buy
Member’s Mark Blended Canadian Whisky
86 points
$18
A clean and classic Canadian Whisky that could be a sipper, mixer, or pleasant pairing with a please and thank you.
Glyph 85H Flavored Spirit Whiskey
86 points
$24
This Whiskey leads with fruity aromas and flavors but still maintains a Whiskey backbone.
Frisky Caramel Flavored Whiskey
86 points
$29
Sunday morning at Tim Horton's in a glass.
Elvis Straight Tennessee Whiskey
86 points
$49
Light and grain forward, this is a pleasantly soft sipper that would make an excellent Highball.
Widow Jane 10 Year Old Blended Straight Bourbon Whiskey
86 points
$79
A rich and balanced, mineral-accented blended Bourbon for sipping and elevating cocktails.
Garrison Brothers 3 Year HoneyDew Straight Bourbon Whiskey
86 points
$89
A rich and earthy style of Bourbon that seems unfinished, but makes you want to drink more.
Whiskey In The Wild Co Chocolate with a Twist of Orange Flavored 3 Year Aged Canadian Whiskey
86 points
$89
Whiskey that seems be breaking into the after dinner drinks market.
Black Velvet Blended Canadian Whisky
85 points
$9
A simple and no nonsense Whisky for cocktails or shooting.
Devil’s Sister Peach Flavored Whiskey
85 points
$29
Like drinking childhood candies at the state fair; tasty but makes one worry about a blood sugar spike.
Noble Cut Distillery Peach Flavored Whiskey
85 points
$32
A sweet and fruity shot that would be delectable poured over ice cream.
Devil’s Sister 5 Year Aged American Whiskey
84 points
$29
An easy drinking, fruity, and sweet whiskey for sipping or mixing.
Noble Cut Distillery Dark Cherry Flavored Whiskey
84 points
$32
Pour this over ice cream or add a dash to a Manhattan, it has loads of cherry flavors.
Black Velvet Apple Flavored Canadian Whiskey
83 points
$10
Apples and honey to please a sweet-toothed crowd.
Black Velvet Toasted Caramel Flavored Canadian Whiskey
83 points
$12
Calling all caramel lovers, here's your Whiskey.
Glyph Spice Flavored Spirit Whiskey
82 points
$24
A Whiskey with lots of candy fruit aromas.
Woody’s Fairly Reliable Canadian Rye Whiskey
82 points
$25
A highly aromatic and good quality distillate that remains floral, herbaceous, and borderline botanical.
Ugly Mug Coffee Flavored Whiskey
81 points
$27
Spicy, sweet, and an herbaceous flavored Whiskey that could mix well enough with hot cocoa.
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