Dram Review: Starward Two-Fold

[40.0%・NAS・Bottled in 2018・Official Bottling・General Release] Nose: Easy on the nose, strawberry flavoured condensed milk, can pineapples and golden syrup followed by a drier grain-y influence and some wood chips in the mix. Palate & Finish: Accommodatingly sweet, thinned out caramel and some diluted layerings of caramelised banana and pineapple, and raspberry coulis followed by a…

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Whisky Review: New World Projects Oak Barrel Whisky Fair 2014 Bottling

A.K.A. “The Australian Dream” Musky nose, it has a powerful floral note with a hint of bubblegum. Light grapes and cloves. Creamy dark chocolate with bits of tobacco and Chinese hawthorn berries. Strong, intense palate of syrupy dark berries and blood orange notes. Rich cinnamon and hot spices. A hint of icing sugar. Tobacco leaves…

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Dram Review: Starward Ginger Beer Cask #2

[NAS・Official Bottling・Single Cask Release] This whisky has been matured in a ginger beer cask. I can’t think of anything more fitting than this to pay homage to the Australian culture. Nose: Gingery nose, ginger beer with a touch of vanilla. You are getting what you’ve paid for. Fresh white oak in the backend with cumin…

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