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Tuthilltown Hudson Maple Cask Rye: 'Flavored' Whiskey Done Right

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The new Tuthilltown Spirits Hudson Maple Cask Rye Whiskey is not a whiskey with flavoring added, but instead a uniquely finished whiskey. And it's an absolute knockout. More

Bourbon for Breakfast: New Knob Creek Smoked Maple Bourbon

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This is the most successful flavored bourbon we've tried to date. More

A New Direction in Flavored Whiskey: Pow-Wow Botanical Rye

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In the past few years, we've seen a proliferation of flavored whiskies—from cinnamon, to cherry, to honey—and these products vary widely in quality and appeal. The category is seen by many purists as a waste of good whiskey (or an attempt to doctor up bad whiskey for sale). But a recent release from Georgetown Trading Company is poised to shake up the category. More

Whiskey Made From Stout: Charbay Hop Flavored Whiskey 'S'

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Charbay Distillery is on a roll with the beer-based whiskeys—they've been steadily releasing distilled suds, from a pilsner, to an IPA, and now their latest release is made with stout. The brew of choice comes from Bear Republic once again: this time, in the form of the Big Bear Black Stout. More

Have You Ever Tried Hop-Flavored Whiskey?

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Miles and Marko Karakasevic of Charbay are 12th and 13th generation distillers, but their Hop Flavored Whiskey is anything but conventional. Instead of the typical "low wash" beer (read: you wouldn't be thrilled quaffing a pint) that distillers brew expressly for their whiskies, this whiskey is distilled in a pot still from 20,000 gallons of high quality pilsner beer that received an extra dose of hops. More

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