Surplus: Whiskey Round-Up
We’ve put together five of our favorite types of whiskey from around the world. Grab a bottle for yourself, a pair of Ox Horn Tumblers and maybe something for Dad, too. Father’s Day is just around the corner.
The Glenrothes Vintage 1988 ($140.00)
The newest vintage from The Glenrothes, the leading Speyside vintage-distilled whisky, was distilled in 1988 and bottled in 2009. It is the result of more than two decades of maturation - where the combination of Spanish and American oak result in a citrusy, bright flavors.
At less than $30, this newest expression comes from the historic and award-winning whisky maker, Glen Grant. Best enjoyed neat or in cocktails, the ‘Major’s Reserve’ is a lively and subtle whisky, perfect in a refreshing summer-time punch.
Yamazaki 12 Year Single Malt Whisky ($55.00)
Of unique Asian heritage, Yamazaki is from the most revered whisky from Suntory, the first and original Japanese whisky. This medium-bodied single malt has a delicate, mellow taste, a woody, dry finish and notes of dried fruit and honey.
Black Bull 40-Year ($249.00)
Black Bull first appeared in 1864, making it one of the world’s oldest blended Scotch whiskies. For the concerning whisky drinker, the 40- year expression is truly an outstanding malt, winning “World’s Best New Release” in the 2012 World Whiskies.
Wild Turkey 101 ($21.00)
Wild Turkey is America’s best-selling, super-premium bourbon produced by Master Distiller Jimmy Russell. The 101 is a whisky for a serious drinker.