If you were to, let's say, come up with a "world restaurant of the year" award, it would seem an awfully broad category, would it not? An award with a title that vague would have to include the Red Lobsters and Applebees of the world right next to the Nomas and French Laundries because, after all they … Continue reading Crown Royal Northern Harvest Rye Canadian Whisky – Review
Back in November of 2014, Jim Murray "stunned" the whisky world by naming the Yamazaki Single Malt Sherry Cask 2013 the "best whisky in the world". Oh, the humanity! Suddenly the best whisky in the world was no longer from Scotland and Scotch was roundly chastised for having let high quality slip through its peaty little … Continue reading Once Again, Yet Another World’s Best Whisky…Again.
*6/20/13 - a quick revisionist note, I'll stand by this review for the most part, but now that a few years have passed, and I've learned that much more about whisky and the whisky industry, I'd be remiss if I didn't add that Jim Murray can also be a bit of a head scratcher. His … Continue reading Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2010 – Review