Find your holiday spirit with limited-edition new whiskey releases
Saturday 16 October 2010
With the holidays fast approaching you may want to try these new-to-market whiskeys to plan festive pairing feasts.
Knob Creek Single Barrel Reserve bourbon ($40/€29)
Tasting notes: http://www.drinkhacker.com/2010/09/22/exclusive-review-knob-creek-single-barrel-reserve-bourbon/
Four Roses Limited Edition Small Batch bourbon ($75/€54)
Tasting notes: http://www.bourbonblog.com/blog/2010/07/02/four-roses-limited-edition-small-batch-review/
Whipper Snapper Oregon Whiskey, Ransom Spirits ($43/€31)
Tasting notes: http://www.whiskeyisgood.com/whipper-snapper/
Parker's Heritage Collection Bourbon Whiskey ($80/€52)
Tasting notes: http://www.whatdoesjohnknow.com/2010/07/28/the-new-parkers-heritage-collection-whiskey-for-2010-will-be/
Plus Kilchoman Summer 2010 Release (£45.50/€52), a single malt Scotch aged in 100% Kentucky bourbon barrels for three years, is available for the first time in the US beginning on October 13 according to WhiskyIntelligence.com.
If you are new to bourbon and want to create delectable bites to pair, FoodPairing.be recommends using mangos, apples, bananas, dairy, butter, Parmesan, Brie, caviar, cooked cod fish, Dominican Republic white chocolate, roasted peanuts or hazelnuts, popcorn, roses, cardamom, cloves, honey, baguette, Beijing roasted duck, olive oil and Iberian ham.
Scotch goes best with blue cheese, yoghurt, Brie, strawberries, black currants, mandarin peel, black tea, cocoa nibs and Costa Rican dark chocolate.
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