Penderyn Myth Single Malt Welsh Whisky – Review

*Thanks to Sam Filmus and the good folks at Impex Beverages for the sample. The English scientist Michael Faraday (1791-1867) is renowned worldwide for his discoveries, advancements, and achievements in areas of chemistry and electromagnetism. Reading about his accomplishments makes it very clear to me that there is little chance that I'll ever reach a … Continue reading Penderyn Myth Single Malt Welsh Whisky – Review

Penderyn Legend Single Malt Welsh Whisky – Review

*Thanks to Sam Filmus and the good folks at Impex Beverages for the sample. Back around the year 2002, to help get their new distillery off the ground, Penderyn enlisted the help of Dr. Jim Swan. Without Dr. Swan's expertise, it's unlikely that the Welsh distillery would have experienced the success that it has had. … Continue reading Penderyn Legend Single Malt Welsh Whisky – Review

Penderyn Madeira Single Malt Welsh Whisky – Review

*Thanks to Sam Filmus and the good folks at Impex Beverages for the sample. The history of distilling in Wales is not nearly as long and well-documented as are the histories of distilling in Scotland and Ireland. There have been a few poor attempts to tie early whisky-making and Wales together more impressively, but for … Continue reading Penderyn Madeira Single Malt Welsh Whisky – Review

Penderyn Sherrywood Single Malt Welsh Whisky – Review

*Thanks to Sam Filmus and the good folks at Impex Beverages for the sample. Penderyn's origin story, according to Penderyn, begins sometime in the mid-'90s, in a Welsh pub with a group of friends, possibly slightly overserved, getting rather excited about creating a Welsh whisky. These were apparently men of action, not just men of … Continue reading Penderyn Sherrywood Single Malt Welsh Whisky – Review

SMWSA 2012 Holiday Outturn…Part II

*A sincere thank you to the good folks at the SMWSA for the samples. Here's part two of three taking a look at The Scotch Malt Whisky Society of America's 2012 Holiday Outturn. This time around, it's the two youngsters of the group, one I liked quite a bit, the other...not so much. SMWSA Cask … Continue reading SMWSA 2012 Holiday Outturn…Part II