EP 38: Mack by Mackmyra

Swedish Single Malt Whisky

The Gravity Distillery

The Verdict

Geoff5/10

“The thing is it's not bad, there's just really not a lot going on here. It's just as you drink it, it just leaves you wanting...it just needs a little bit more." 

Alex 6/10

“This is kind of like a...decent Irish whiskey that you put ice in that has now warmed up [and you've let that ice] melt. It kind of tastes like a watered down Irish whiskey. But, I don't hate it.”

EP 37: The Dead Rabbit

Irish Whiskey

The Dublin Liberties Distillery

The Verdict

Geoff7/10

“For what it is, and the price it has, I enjoy it. It’s a good whiskey. I’d be happy to have it on my shelf." 

Alex 7/10

“While recording, I’ve been drinking this like I’ve been drinking a beer…this one’s been super easy [to drink].”

EP 36: Elijah Craig - Small Batch

Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Heaven Hill Distilleries

The Verdict

Geoff8/10

“It's super satisfying. The burn is just enough, not too much. I really enjoyed this." 

Alex:  8/10

"I think that's the first time I had a bourbon where I really enjoyed the first sip. Definitely the favorite bourbon I've had.” 

EP 35: Sazerac Rye

Straight Rye Whiskey

Buffalo Trace Distillery

The Verdict

Geoff9/10

“As the episode went on and the more sips I had...my mouth is telling me, this is pretty damn good. As far as rye's go, this is in the top." 

Alex:  8.5/10

"I really like it. I would recommend people buy it, and the bottle is gorgeous.” 

EP 34: Amrut - Fusion

Single Malt Indian Whisky

Amrut Distilleries Pvt. Ltd. 

The Verdict

Geoff8/10

“If you're a non-smokey whisky guy, you'll be OK with this. This is a solid whisky and I really enjoy it." 

Alex:  8.5/10

"I got to say though...I'm really enjoying it. It's got this initial smokiness, then you get this sweetness after. It's kind of like a smokey rye.” 

EP 33: Laphroaig - 10 Year

Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky

D. Johnston & Co., Laphroaig Distillery

The Verdict

Geoff:  9/10

“This might be my top smokey whisky. It's very acceptable for someone who doesn't like smokiness that much." 

Alex:  9/10

"That is smokey. And it is definitely a rich flavor like the bottle suggests. That's really good.” 

EP 32: Jameson Crested

Triple Distilled Irish Whiskey

New Midleton Distillery (Irish Distillers)

The Verdict

Geoff:  8/10

“That’s really tasty. It’s not that much more [cost] than standard Jameson, but you’re getting a lot more." 

Alex:  8.5/10

"That’s really good. I’m really digging it…it’s better than I thought…” 

Matt (Guest):  9/10

“This to me, man...it reminds me of that old school kick...if it were wearing a suit and a tie and trying to charm me for the night.”

EP 31: Speymhor

Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Speymhor Distillers Company

The Verdict

Geoff:  5/10

“I wouldn’t voluntarily pick this off of a shelf. I’m not even going to continue talking about this." 

Alex:  5/10

"This is one of the few whiskeys, the more I drink it, the less I like it. There’s a really weird aftertaste…I’m not enjoying this.”

EP 30: Woodford Reserve Bourbon

Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Woodford Reserve Distillery

The Verdict

Geoff:  7/10 or 8/10 (on a "good day")

“Out of all the bourbons I’ve had this is probably in the top 3." 

Alex:  8/10

"I can still confidently say I’m not a bourbon person, but this is one I would drink…on the regular.”

EP 29: Stork Single Malt

Single Malt Whiskey

Spreewood Distillers

The Verdict

Geoff:  8/10

“It's very smooth actually. I'm loving the delayed burn." 

 

Alex:  9/10

"It said on the bottle 'crisp and fresh' and my first sip, I'm definitely getting the crispiness...I'm liking it a lot.”

EP 28: Red Spot

Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey

Mitchell & Son Distillery

The Verdict

Geoff:  11/10

“This is punching you in the face in the best possible way. This is my dream whiskey...that is what I’ve been looking for my whole life." 

Alex:  11/10

"Oh my god, it tastes so good. It’s perfect...tt’s as smooth as it gets. We gave the ‘Yellow Spot’ a 10 out of 10 - this is better.”

EP 27: Canadian Club - Classic 12

Small Batch Blended Canadian Whisky

Hiram Walker & Sons Distillery

The Verdict

Geoff:  6.5/10  (Neat) or 8/10 (cocktail mixer)

“It’s good…I can just sense this would be a good mixer. I think like this Canadian Club and a standard bottle of Jameson - I think anybody should have in their liquor cabinet just as something to pull out and make a drink with”. 

 

Alex:  6.5/10

"It’s ’s a totally fine Canadian whiskey, but that’s it….there’s not a lot of big flavours coming at you and the burn comes at a weird time.”

EP 26: The Ardmore

Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

The Ardmore Distillery

The Verdict

Geoff:  7/10

“I’m liking it so far and I’m not a big scotch guy…what’s in the glass, I wish there was like 15% more of it.”

 

Alex:  7.5/10

“Smokey…It’s sweet smokiness…but there’s no aftertaste and it goes away rather quickly.”

EP 25: Peaky Blinder

Blended Irish Whiskey

Sadler's Distillery

The Verdict

Geoff:  6/10

“It’s a very standard...you put it in my hand…OK that’s a whiskey. It’s not doing a hell of a lot for me.”

 

Alex:  6/10

“My first impression was kind of like Ryan’s. I was kind of like, “meh”…but I’m kind of liking this one.”

Ryan (Guest):  6.5/10

“I would also give it a 6, but I’m going to give it an extra .5 for the British connection.”

EP 24: Glenfiddich - 12 Years

Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky

William Grant and Sons

The Verdict

Geoff:  7/10

“Yeah, that’s a good scotch. It’s the definition of what is a solid scotch.”

 

Alex:  8/10

“Very smooth. A super-duper solid scotch.”

EP 23: Nikka Whiskey From The Barrel

Japanese Blended Whisky

Miyagikyo and Yoichi Distilleries 

The Verdict

Geoff:  7.5/10

“There is a very slight smokiness. This is just enough where I love it.“

 

Alex:  75/100

"That first sip is very strong…it tastes good. The more I’m drinking it, I’m liking it.”

EP 22: Kavalan Classic

Taiwanese Single Malt Whiskey

Kavalan Distillery 

The Verdict

Geoff7.5/10 

“That’s tasty…it’s smooth and then it turns into this long burn, which is interesting.”

 

Alex:  76/100

“Whoop, there it is…it’s something that tastes different from anything that we’ve had. I like it.”

EP 21: Bain's Cape Mountain Whiskey

South African Single Grain Whiskey

James Sedgwick Distillery 

The Verdict

Geoff:  8/10

"Thats...that’s a thing. Especially in the beginning it is quite sweet and then the bite comes, and it goes away rather quickly.”

 

Alex:  8/10

"That’s surprisingly good! This is really exciting, I’m excited right now…it’s kind of like a Rye.”

EP 20: Slyrs - Single Malt

Slyrs Whiskey

German Single Malt Whisky

Lantenhammer Distillery 

The Verdict

 

Geoff:  6/10

“Don’t take this the wrong way, any Slyrs fans, there’s not a whole lot going on.”

 

Alex:  6/10

"Very mild. It kind of tastes like an Irish…it’s solid, but it’s not something I’d sit down and go 'wow'."

EP 19: Teeling - Single Batch

Teeling Irish Whiskey

Irish Whiskey

Teeling Distillery

The Verdict

 

Geoff:  8/10

“I'll be hard pressed to say anything bad about this whiskey. It's a fricken solid whiskey.”

 

Alex:  8/10

 

"Exceptionally smooth...not boring."

EP 18: Lot No. 40

Lot No. 40 Whisky

Canadian Rye Whisky

Hiram Walker Distillery

The Verdict

Geoff:  8/10

“It’s really doing it for me…it’s a strong flavour, but not overwhelming.”

 

Alex:  A-

"Oh yeah, I’m a rye guy. I’m a big fan of it."

EP 17: Glenrothes - Select reserve

The Glenrothes Whisky

Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Glenrothes Distillery

The Verdict

Geoff:  7/10

“It’s well balanced. It’s just enough of everything.”

 

Alex:  7/10

"It’s really tasty and it’s one of these ones I can probably drink all night. It’s very smooth and light."

EP 16: 1776

1776 Rye Whiskey

Straight Rye Whiskey

James E. Pepper Distillery

The Verdict

Geoff:  8/10

“I’m a rye guy. I wish I had a t-shirt that says, “I’m a rye guy”…it’s really easy to drink.”

 

Alex:  9/10

"It’s a little spicy and it goes down really smooth…full bodied."

EP 15: Four Roses - Single Barrel

Four Roses Whiskey

Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon

Four Roses Distillery

The Verdict

 

Geoff:  6/10

“I’m getting like a sweet, syrupy maple kind of flavour…It’s enjoyable to drink, but not what I’d grab first.”

 

Alex:  6/10

“I don’t dislike it..bourbon is not my top choice."

EP 14: Nomad

Nomad Whiskey

Blended Scotch & Spanish Whiskey

Gonzalez Byaas Distillery

The Verdict

Geoff:  7/10

“It’s very solid and I enjoy it.”

 

Alex:  7/10

“The more I drink it, the more I like it. It’s getting sweeter by the sip."

EP 13: Yellow Spot

Yellow Spot Whiskey

Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey

Mitchell & Son Distillery

The Verdict

Geoff:  10/10

 

“Oh man. That’s just so good. Too easy to drink. You feel every moment as it goes down, in a good way.”

 

Alex:  Six Thumbs Up

“It’s delicious. I want to give it six thumbs up.”

EP 12: Pike Creek

Pike Creek Whisky

Canadian Whiskey

Pike Creek Distillery

The Verdict

Geoff:  8/10

"Beautiful Whiskey. I’m super satisfied and I can smell pancakes in the bottle." 

Alex:  9/10

"It tastes like Canada. This was a curveball pick but it’s fantastic. I want to drink this all night."

EP 11: Suntory

Suntory Toki Whisky

Blended Japanese Whiskey

Yamazaki, Hakushu, & Chita Distilleries

The Verdict

Geoff:  8/10

“It says silky on the bottle and that’s the perfect description of what’s going on in my mouth.”

Alex:  8/10

“There is no smokiness to it. I very much enjoyed it throughout the episode.”

EP 10: Tullamore Dew

Tullamore Dew Whiskey

Single Malt Irish Whiskey

Tullamore Distillery

The Verdict

Geoff:  7/10

"It’s good. It doesn’t overwhelm me. Maybe because I had higher expectations."

Alex:  6/10

"I like it but had better in comparison. I’ll definitely drink it though."
 

EP 9: Highland Park

Highland Park Whisky

Single Malt Scotch

Highland Park Distillery

The Verdict

Geoff:  5/10

"Average. Good but nothing new."

Alex:  5/10

"Pretty standard Scotch. Nothing more, nothing less."

EP 8: Stork Club

Stork Club Whiskey

Straight Rye Whiskey

Spreewood Distillers

The Verdict

Geoff:  9/10

“Let’s keep drinking this one.”

Alex:9/10

“I’m 100% here for this Whiskey. Big fan!”

EP 7: Monkey Shoulder

Monkey Shoulder Whisky

Blended Malt Scotch

William Grant & Sons Distillery

The Verdict

Geoff:  7/10

"Quite Good. Not a super strong flavor, but I like that."

Alex:  7/10

"Excellent. And the first one I can pronounce!"

EP 6: Bulleit Rye

Bulleit Rye Whiskey

Straight American Rye Whiskey

Bulleit Whiskey Distillery

The Verdict

Geoff:  Two Thumbs Up

I’m really enjoying this one. It has a good burn. I can keep on drinking this."

 

Alex:  Three Thumbs Up

"I don’t want to stop drinking this." 
 

EP 5: Ledaig

Ledaig Whisky

Single Malt Scotch

Tobermory Distillery

The Verdict

 

Geoff:  9/10

"This is really nice. There is a sweetness coming in when it hits your tongue and a delayed smokiness that I like. "

Alex:  8/10

"I really like this one. Definitely a winner."

 

EP 4: Dalmore 

Dalmore Whisky

Highland Single Malt Scotch

Dalmore Distillery

The Verdict

 

Geoff:  No rating, but it's safe to say, not our favorite


“It’s fine for a gift but I wouldn’t buy it again. The taste dies out rather quickly.”


Alex:  No rating, but it's safe to say, not our favorite

“I’m a little disappointed. It’s better than the Connemara from episode 3 but tastes like a bottle of Jameson left in a fire.”


 

EP 3: Connemara

Connemara Whisky

Peated Single Malt Irish Whiskey

Cooley Distillery

The Verdict

Geoff:  6,5/10


“It surprised me. It’s a good hybrid with the mild smokiness of Scotch and the smoothness of an Irish Whiskey."

Alex:  7/10

“It’s more smokey than I would expect from an Irish Whiskey. I really enjoy this."

 

EP 2: Grangestone 

Grangestone Whisky

Highland Single Malt Scotch

Unknown Distillery

The Verdict


Geoff:  5/10

“Not much to it, the most basic of basic.”

Alex:  5/10

“The more I drink it, the less I like it.”

EP 1: Green Spot Whiskey

Green Spot Whiskey

Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey

Mitchell & Son Distillery

The Verdict


Geoff:  9/10

“Super smooth, nice burn going down, good for the price and doesn’t break the bank.”


Alex:  9/10

“I love it...I’m a fan.”

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