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DISTILLER Bottle Column: August 2023

Spirits reviewed this issue:
— Renegade Cane Rum Pre-Cask: Lake Antoine Upper Crater Lake South (Caribbean island of Grenada)
— Brandy Sainte Louise (Cognac and Armagnac, France)
— TEITESSA Japanese Whiskies (15, 20, 25, 27 and 30 year aged) (Japan)
— Tepache Sazon Pina y Canela (Nayarit, Mexico)
— Something & Nothing Spritzes (United Kingdom)
— Glenmorangie The Cadboll Estate 15 year Scotch (Highlands of Scotland)
and six more… Read more →

Interviewing Robert Dawson of Kō Hana Distillers, Oahu, Hawai’i

In the Spring 2023 print issue (Vol. 19, Issue 4) of Distiller Magazine, my interview with Robert Dawson of Kō Hana Distillers, Oahu, Hawai’i. My video in the fields with owners/founders Robert Dawson and Jason Brand the first day they were using their new John Deere harvester after years of hand-harvesting in April 2022: ARTICLE HERE: My Distiller Magazine features… Read more →

DISTILLER Bottle Column: May 2023

Reviewed this issue:
— Rhum J.M Terroir Volcanique Rum
— Los Magos Barrel-Aged Sotol, WhistlePig Edition #1
— Bertha’s Revenge Small Batch Irish Gin
— The Yuzu Co. Cold-Pressed Yuzu Juice
— Mortlach Midnight Malt 30 Year Scotch Whisky
— Miixt Vodka Kombucha Refresher
— Merlet XO Cognac
— Santa Fe Spirits Colkegan Unsmoked Single Malt Whiskey
… and more Read more →