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Tasting Mancino Chinato We've been on something of a (greater than usual) fortified wine kick for the last week or so, prompted by the arrival of several samples from fortified wine importer Fasel Shenstone. Beyond being simply delicious, they've taught us a lot about fortified wines, and...

Lyon Overproof Oak Rum This week we're celebrating the fresh, clean-slate revival of American rums by tasting and mixing with some rums given to us by Lyon Distilling, a craft rum maker in Saint Michaels on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Today, we'll taste their overproof oak rum, and then mix it...

Reviewing our Vermouth Taste-off As we mentioned yesterday, fortified wine importer Fasel Shenstone was kind enough recently to send us a sampling of their products. Since trying out new fortified ones is one of our favorite things to do, this made us very happy. One of the...

Quaker Strength Whiskey We mentioned last week that Wigle Whiskey is releasing a series of whiskeys exploring the theme, 'Whiskey is beer, distilled,' by building whiskey off of popular beer styles. Last week, we tasted a Belgian-style triple whiskey; this week, we have an oatmeal stout whiskey....