WhistlePig finally comes clean: “A Revealing Chat With WhistlePig’s Raj Bhakta


Via Whisky Advocate: When Robert Simonson alerted me recently that the makers of WhistlePig rye were finally ready to “come clean” and confirm that the whiskey* they bottle is from Canada, I was skeptical. However, in an article written for the upcoming summer 2014 issue of Whisky Advocate, Simonson quotes WhistlePig’s master distiller, Dave Pickerell, saying that the original WhistlePig came from Canada’s Alberta Distillers (ADL), and that some of it still does. Full story

Four Roses receives industry praise for limited-edition bourbon

Four Roses’ most recent limited-edition 125th Anniversary Small Batch Bourbon has been named the “editor’s choice” of Whisky Advocate magazine’s winter issue buying guide. Whisky Advocate Editor John Hansell gave the Four Roses 2013 Limited Edition Small Batch Bourbon a 97 out of 100,  deeming it “a classic” and “a mature yet very elegant whiskey…and so easy to embrace with a splash of water.” Full story