Peat-lovers and less ardent smokeheads alike are sure to enjoy this whisky from Islay’s Bruichladdich Distillery. Aged a full decade and permanently available, Port Charlotte 10 year old has sweet fruit flavors and salinity to balance out its robust peatiness. For more details about this scotch and the other 2018 winners, check out the full Top 20 list.
This virtual tasting features two examples of bottled in bond whiskey—that is, American whiskey from one distillation season and one distillery, aged in a federally bonded warehouse for at least four years, then bottled at exactly 100 proof.
This sommelier-led virtual tasting features two innovative American whiskies from Blackened that showcase how this brand uniquely utilizes black brandy finishing and Metallica-fueled sonic enhancement to create truly one-of-a-kind bourbon/rye blends.