The Whisky Writer Blog

Compass Box No Name Review

Sometimes, even the budget conscious look to spring for a pricier, limited-edition release. Having tried a number of other Compass Box releases, I have yet to find one I do not enjoy. Also, being...

Angel’s Envy Bourbon Review

Angel’s Envy bourbon is a no age statement offering from the Henderson family. While using sourced Kentucky Straight Bourbon, they have opened the industry up to the idea of finished bourbons. For this expression,...

Nikka from the Barrel

A collective effervescence struck the Whisky Fabric when word first hit the US that Nikka from the Barrel was finally making its way to our shores. Prior to the Summer of 2018, you could...

Compass Box The Spice Tree

Throughout my whisky journey certain whiskies take up a place of distinction. Compass Box’s The Spice Tree is one such whisky. One of the first blends I picked up when I really began to...

Balcones Texas Rye

Jared Himstedt is the head distiller responsible for this 100% Rye mashbill. Balcones started with Elbon Rye from Northwest Texas and combined it with some crystal, chocolate and roasted rye. Some of my favorite...