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New Release Roundup

My bottle review column (last month’s edition here) is about what is unique, standout, new or trending in spirits with my review ratings on a 1-5 rating scale. More than ever, small-batch distillers and drink producers need our aid....

New Release Roundup July 2021

My bottle review column (last month’s edition here) is about what is unique, standout, new or trending in spirits with my review ratings on a 1-5 rating scale. More than ever, small-batch distillers and drink producers need our aid....

New Release Roundup for June, 2021

My bottle review column (last month’s edition here) is about what is unique, standout, new or trending in spirits with my review ratings on a 1–5 rating scale. More than ever, small-batch distillers and drink producers need our aid....

Louisville

It goes without saying, but I’ll say it: Kentucky has been a centuries-long leader in spirits, namely bourbon, boasting distilling families who have been producing whiskeys for generations. Whether the idyllic, historic town of Bardstown or the laid-back city...

New Release Roundup for May, 2021

My bottle review column (last month’s edition here) is about what is unique, standout, new or trending in spirits with my review ratings on a 1–5 rating scale. More than ever, small-batch distillers and drink producers need our aid....
ADI 2020 Judging of Craft Spirits

ADI’s 2021 Judging of Craft Spirits Wraps Up in Tiburon

The annual Judging of Craft Spirits for 2021 took place once again this year in Tiburon, CA. Thirty six judges, and a team of stewards and staff — all fully vaccinated — participated in the event. The judging panels...

New Release Roundup for April, 2021

My bottle review column (last month’s edition here) is less about tasting notes and more about what is unique, standout, new or trending in spirits with my review ratings (on a 1–5 rating scale. More than ever, small-batch distillers...

New Release Roundup for March 2021

My bottle review column (last month’s edition here) is less about tasting notes and more about what is unique, standout, new or trending in spirits with my review ratings (on a 1–5 rating scale. More than ever, small-batch distillers...

New Release Roundup for February 2021

My bottle review column (last month’s edition here) is less about tasting notes and more about what is unique, standout, new or trending in spirits with my review ratings (on a 1–5 rating scale. More than ever, small-batch distillers...

New Release Roundup for January 2021

My bottle review column (last month’s edition here) is less about tasting notes and more about what is unique, new or trending in spirits alongside my ratings (on a 1–5 rating scale). Now more than ever, small-batch distillers and...