iLaddie Whisky Nerd

Nerd Style Whisky Knowledge, Est. 2015



Koval Whiskytubes

I have been wondering when a Koval Whisky would be picked up by my Whiskytube contacts in the Whisky Fabric and now finally someone has! Go check out this video by Swami on his YouTube channel Malted in Montreal. He... Continue Reading →

USA “Whiskey” is actually spelled “Whisky”

What? Nah! Dude! You must be wrong! We know USA "Whisky" is spelled "Whiskey". You are wrong! Let's look into this some more ok! To find out what the "correct" spelling of "Whisky" from the USA is I did not... Continue Reading →

Corsair “Hydra” and “Wildfire” whiskey

Today my two bottles of Corsair Artisan Distillery arrived. One bottle is the "hydra" expression and the other is the "wildfire" expression. The "wildfire" is: bottle 240 of 550. made as batch 8. bottled at 50% ABV. smoked using hickory... Continue Reading →

All new USA “Light Whisky” from 2017

Did you know there is a type of Whisky made in the USA that is called "Light Whisky"? I did know and I posted a blog about it in the past. In 2017 fifteen new "Light Whiskies" were added to... Continue Reading →

Bourbon after #Brexit

Is the "Bourbon" and "Tennessee Whisky" designation on a Label still protected in the United Kingdom after Brexit? I think it is not. Here is why I think that. In simple words. "Bourbon" is protected in EU law. EU law... Continue Reading →

Westland Whiskey from Seattle

I have been looking forward to finding, buying and tasting Westland Whiskey for about a year now. I think I stumbled on a blog or something that sparked my interest, because the "Westland" is also an area in the Netherlands... Continue Reading →

Dare to all USA craft distillers

I dare all USA craft distillers to mature a Single Malt spirit in refill, yes refill, Charred American Oak barrels, previously containing your own Whisky, Rye or Bourbon (etc). Why the dare? I have always been told that USA whisky... Continue Reading →

American Single Malts – Overview

I was trying to find a list of American Single Malts and its quite hard. So I tried making one myself. This is what I found so far doing an hour long Copy and Paste. Still working on the list... Continue Reading →

Corsair Whiskey Haul

I have been thinking about getting some Corsair Distillery Drams for a while now. I have had a good bottle of "Triple Smoke" in the past and it won Bronze in my 2016 whisky nerd awards. I have been looking... Continue Reading →

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