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Whiskies of the World San Francisco 2016

Whiskies of the World San Francisco 2016

CREDIT: The Whisky Fiend: (gameofdrams.com) Whiskies of the World San Francisco (WOWSF) This was my second year attending WOWSF so I had a fair idea of what to expect (You can read about my 2015 visit here). The event was held on a Saturday...

Glen Scotia

Glen Scotia

Glen Scotia is one of the few remaining distilleries in Campbeltown, an area of Scotland that used to be bristling with whisky distilleries. This distinctive Scotch producing region is located on the Kintyre Penisula, which is very close to...

Dickel

Dickel

George Dickel Tennessee Whisky is made in Cascade Hollow Tennessee and uses the Lincoln Process of charcoal mellowing as most Tennessee Whiskeys do. You will notice that this whisky is not spelled with an "e". George Dickel felt that his whisky...

Collingwood

Collingwood

Collingwood Canadian Whisky is made in Ontario at the longest continuously owned and operated distillery in Canada! Made from Corn Rye and Barley, mainly from Ontario farms, it also uses water form Georgian Bay. Aged in Oak casks made by...

Lagavulin

Lagavulin

Lagavulin is a classic Islay Malt. Renown for its intense smoky, peated flavor, the 16 year old is the standard release, considered the peak of its perfection by many. The distillery turned 200 years old in 2016 and to mark this milestone they...

Amrut

Amrut

Amrut Whisky comes from India, and the company has existed since 1948! The name Amrut means Elixir of Life. This award winning distillery really started to become the Amrut we know today in 1982. In 2004 they launched their Single Malt in...

Aberfeldy

Aberfeldy

At the heart of Dewar's Scotch is the Golden Dram, Aberfeldy. Dewar's home is at Aberfeldy distillery in the town of Aberfeldy in the center of the highlands of Scotland, on the river Tay. Since the year 2000, fans of Dewar's come to "Dewar's...

Brenne

Brenne

Brenne (pronounced "Brehn") is a single malt whisky made in France and finished in Cognac barrels! It is made in the heart of Cognac France, using the same equipment and techniques used in making Cognac. It is initially aged in French Limousin...

Jim Beam

Jim Beam

With a 200 year history, Jim Beam not only is one of the oldest Bourbon makers in America, they are also one of the few still being made by the same family after 7 generations! Jim Beam is one of the best selling whiskeys around the world, often...

Crown Royal

Crown Royal

The best known Canadian whisky in the world is also one of the best selling whiskies in the world: Crown Royal. While only three Scotch whiskies have been given the designation of Royal, Crown Royal was designed from its start for Royalty. In...