Westland Sherry Wood American Single Malt Whiskey – Review

*Sincere thanks to Westland Distillery for the sample. Along with their American Single Malt and their Peated American Single Malt, Westland Distillery's Sherry Wood American Single Malt Whiskey makes up what is currently the core range for this Seattle distillery. The Sherry Wood is made from six different malts: Washington Select Pale Malt, Munich Malt, Extra Special Malt, Pale … Continue reading Westland Sherry Wood American Single Malt Whiskey – Review

Westland Peated American Single Malt Whiskey – Review

*Sincere thanks to Westland Distillery for the sample. Conventional whisky wisdom says that peat as a flavor is at its most pungent when a whisky is young, let's say under 12 years. Once a malt starts edging up into those delightful late teens, things begin to balance out and that once dominating peat starts to … Continue reading Westland Peated American Single Malt Whiskey – Review

Westland American Single Malt Whiskey – Review

*Sincere thanks to Westland Distillery for the sample. Seattle's Westland Distillery is something of a rarity in the American Craft Distilling scene. A great many small, new distilleries are excited about the prospect of making a whiskey, but the time and financial patience needed to see that whiskey come to fruition also means that more … Continue reading Westland American Single Malt Whiskey – Review

Whiskey On Ice 2015 Wrap-up

*A sincere thank you to MG and Whiskey On Ice for providing me with the media pass and the opportunity to attend the event as press. Going to a big whisky show always reminds me how much I like going to big whisky shows. The morning after a big whisky show always reminds me how much … Continue reading Whiskey On Ice 2015 Wrap-up