The folks at Barrell Craft Spirits have finally answered my prayers with the release of their first batch of rye whiskey. This initial batch is aged 4.5 years and features rye whiskies distilled in Indiana and Tennessee. A combination of “sweeter malted barley rye barrels and spicy high rye barrels”, Barrell Rye Batch 001 comes across as a bit different than you’re used to. I’ll explain in my tasting notes below.
Whisky giant Johnnie Walker looks to be having fun playing around within their experimental series known as Blender’s Batch. Last year, the U.S. market saw the release of a 10-year-old Triple Grain American Cask whisky. Just last month, Johnnie Walker dropped their Wine Cask Blend. This new blend was led by Aimée Gibson, a member of the Johnnie Walker blending team. According to a press release, Wine Cask Blend was influenced by experimentation of maturation in wine casks.
When the trailer for Kingsman: The Golden Circle debuted online, I literally jumped for joy. Kingsman was an insane thrill ride. It’s sort a of 007 on speed all the while winking to the audience. The sequel, which opens in theatres this Friday, looks to be even wilder. Movie tie-ins are nothing new. Sometimes they seemed forced, but every now and then they’re done right. In the first film, the cover for the secret organization was a tailor’s shop.
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Selecting a term
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