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Whiskey Features and Reviews

The word whiskey is derived from the Scottish Gaelic word for "Water of Life." This spirit comes in many forms and is produced all over the world in places like Ireland, Scotland and Canada. Find features and reviews of this spirit here.

Whether straight or on the rocks, you'll enjoy GAYOT's Top 10 Single Malt Scotch Whiskies

Top 10 Blended Scotch Whiskies
A popular spirit worldwide, blended Scotch accounts for about 90 percent of all whisky production in Scotland. Blended Scotch typically comprises a combination of single malt Scotch whiskies and grain whiskies, and is often more balanced, less expensive and easier to drink than single malt offerings.

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Whether straight or on the rocks, you'll enjoy GAYOT's Top 10 Single Malt Scotch Whiskies

Top 10 Single Malt Scotch Whiskies
Scotch drinkers like to keep things simple. Instead of mixers, they want the best Scotch Whisky Scotland has to offer. With selections from the Highlands to the Lowlands, GAYOT's Top 10 Single Malt Scotch Whiskies are sure to provide a sublime sipping experience.

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Swift Single Malt Texas Whiskey is aged in Kentucky Bourbon barrels and Sapnish Oloroso sherry casks

Swift Single Malt Texas Whiskey
Swift Single Malt Texas Whiskey is made with 100 percent hand-milled, hand-cooked Scottish malted barley. It offers flavors of toasted vanilla, chocolate, rose and ripe peaches, and a smooth finish from being aged in Kentucky Bourbon barrels and Spanish Oloroso sherry casks.

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Made in Colorado, Woody Creek Straight Rye is aged in new American white oak barrels

Woody Creek Colorado Straight Rye Whiskey
Made from 100 percent Colorado rye, Woody Creek Distillers has made a Straight Rye Whiskey that is both complex and smooth. It is aged for at least two years in new American white oak barrels and boasts a distinct rye character with flavors of white pepper, citrus and oaky vanilla.

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Teeling Whiskey Single Malt is made from 100 percent malted barley

Teeling Whiskey Single Malt
Teeling Whiskey Single Malt is made form 100 percent malted barley and is fermented in five different wine casks, lending the whiskey bold fruit flavors and a smooth finish.

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Bonnie Rose Spiced Apple flavored whiskey is made from 100 percent white corn

Bonnie Rose White Whiskey with Spiced Apple Flavor
Bonnie Rose White Whiskey is made from 100 percent Tennessee white corn, distilled in copper pot stills and flavored with apples and spices. With a smooth taste and a hint of sweetness, this whiskey is perfect for sipping.

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Only 118 bottles of The Last Drop 1967 exist

The Last Drop 1967 Glen Garioch Single Malt Scotch Whisky
With only 118 bottles in existence, this Single Malt Scotch Whisky truly is on its last drop. The Last Drop 1967 was produced in the Scottish highlands and stored in a Bourbon-style Hogshead cask that has matured beautifully into a full-bodied scotch with toasty flavors of honey and apple.

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W.L. Weller 12 Year is distilled by Buffalo Trace Distillery

W.L. Weller 12 Year
Part of the wheated bourbon family, W.L. Weller 12 Year is aged longer than most. It offers a smooth balanced flavor of oak and vanilla in a beautiful deep bronze color.

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Syndicate 58/6 12 year is a Scotch with full flavor

Syndicate 58/6 12 Year
This Scotch Whisky is rich amber in color and has a warm and inviting aroma of orange, honeyed pear and mango. Intense flavors of Old English marmalade, glazed apple, caramel and marzipan lead to a finish of figs and apricots.

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Pendleton Midnight whiskey is distilled in Mt. Hood Oregon

Pendleton Midnight
Produced in Mt. Hood, Oregon, this 90 proof oak barrel-aged Canadian Whiskey is made with glacier-fed spring water and has a complex taste of warm spices and an exceptionally smooth finish.

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Whiskey is derived from the Gaelic word that means "the water of life"

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