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Those of you who know us at My Sherry &more, understand that artisanal spirits are more than a business plan; they're our passion.  Whenever possible we secure samples each time we bring a new brand to our marketplace so that we can share a taste with you. This passion is not ours alone.  Posh restaurants recognize the quality and craftmanship of these master distillers and what they can bring to a cocktail.  The Red Hat on the River is one of these restaurants which continually introduces its patrons to small distilleries through an ever changing specialty cocktail list.  What is...

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american whiskey, bri, briarcliff manor, catoctin, chicago, company, creek, distilled, distilling, koval, Lion's Pride, prohibition, rye, virginia, westchester, whiskey, whisky -

Although it has been 80 years since the ratification of the Twenty-first Amendment which repealed the Eighteenth Amendment, there are many states which have only just begun producing alcohol again.The Koval distillery is the first craft distillery within Chicago’s city limits since Prohibition.  It started operation in 2008, sourcing their grains from the surrounding mid-west region, and they are certified organic and kosher.  The white Chicago whiskey and the Lion’s Pride millet are the two spirits we liked best.  However, their liqueurs are even more delicious, with the Chrysanthemum & Honey winning our hearts and palates!   Their priced at:...

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american whiskey, Ardmore, GlenDronach, highland, Irish, Lagavulin, Laphroaig, malt, scotch, scotland, scots, scottish, single malt, Speyside, whiskey, whisky -

That’s what separates the Ardmore and GlenDronach distilleries in the Highland region of Speyside, home to quite a few other distilleries as well.  Yet, the finished products offered by these two houses are so different, that they seem as if they could come from entirely different categories of whisky. GlenDronach 12 year old offers the creamy smoothness so often associated with the Speyside malts.  According to Michael Jackson, the coal-fired direct-flame stills used at GlenDronach are responsible for more pronounced caramel and toffee notes than in many other whiskies from the region.  He explains precisely why in his Complete Guide...

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american whiskey, campbeltown, double gold, highland, islay, malt, maritime malt, old pulteney, scottish, single malt, smoke, speyside, spring bank whisky, springbank ten, whiskey, whisky -

Or Speyside or Campbeltown?  Or perhaps Lowland?On second thought, why choose?  At My Sherry &more, we make it easy to try them all by having whiskies from all five Scottish whisky producing regions right here under one roof.Of course, we all have a particular favorite or two, but right now we’d like to showcase 2 lesser known single malts in the $40-$60 range.Springbank Ten is matured in sherry and bourbon casks and is produced by 1 of the only 2 distilleries in Campbeltown; the Springbank Distillery.  It has a range of aromas and tastes of spices with a salty tang....

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