Highest Rated Reviews

Below is a list of all reviews on this site achieving a score of more than 85. For an exhaustive list, see my review archives.

Canadian Whisky

94

Alberta Premium 25 Year Old (2007)

Forty Creek Evolution (2014)

Lock, Stock, and Barrel 16 Year Old (2016)

93

Crown Royal Single Barrel (2015)

Forty Creek Confederation Oak (Batch A; Batch B)

Masterson's 10 Year Old Straight Rye (Batch 1; Batch 3)

92

Canadian Rockies 35 Year Old Cask Strength (2015)

Danfield's 21 Year Old (2013)

Forty Creek Heart of Gold (2013)

Gibson's 18 Year Old (2013)

J.P. Wiser's Legacy (2012)

Masterson's 10 Year Old Straight Rye (Batch 5; Batch PSA3)

91

Canadian Rockies 21 Year Old (Batch 001)

Crown Royal Single Barrel (2016)

J.P. Wiser's Dissertation (2016)

Lock, Stock, and Barrel 13 Year Old (2014)

Lot no. 40 Cask Strength (2016)

Masterson's 10 Year Old Straight Rye French Oak Finish (2016)

90

Alberta Premium 30 Year Old (2011)

Cadenhead's Potter's 24 Year Old (2014)

Crown Royal Northern Harvest Rye (2015)

Crown Royal Wine Barrel Finish (2017)

Gibson's 18 Year Old (2015)

Gooderham & Worts (2015 & 2016)

J.P. Wiser's Legacy (2015)

Lot No. 40 (2015; Yellow Label)

Masterson's Straight Barley (2014)

Masterson's 10 Year Old Straight Rye American Oak Finish (2016)

Masterson's 10 Year Old Straight Rye Hungarian Oak Finish (2016)

Whistlepig The Boss Hog ("The Independent"; 2016)

89

Calgary Stampede 25 Year Old (2012)

Crown Royal Cornerstone Blend (2016)

Crown Royal Single Barrel (2015; 2017)

Forty Creek Copper Pot Reserve (2015)

Glen Breton Ice Aged 17 Years Old (2016)

Jefferson's Straight Rye (2015)

J.P. Wiser's Red Letter (2013)

Lot No. 40 (2012; 2014; Yellow Label)

Masterson's 10 Year Old Rye (Batch 15)

Ninety 20 Year Old (2014; 2016)

Stalk & Barrel Rye Cask Strength (2016)

Two Brewers Special Finishes (Release 04; 2016)

88

Bush Pilot's Private Reserve (1995)

Canadian Club 20 Year Old (2014)

Century Reserve 21 Year Old (2013)

Collingwood 21 Year Old (2014)

Crown Royal Monarch (Batch 0006)

Crown Royal XO (2014)

Dillon's Three Oaks Rye (2016)

Forty Creek Copper Pot Reserve (2012; 2017)

Forty Creek Port Wood Reserve (2012)

Gibson's Olympic 16 Year Old (1976)

J.P. Wiser's 18 Year Old (2012; 2016)

J.P. Wiser's Last Barrels (2016)

J.P. Wiser's Union 52 (2016)

Last Mountain 100% Wheat (2016)

Lot No. 40 (2016; Yellow Label)

Mt. Logan 20 Year Old (2016)

Pendleton Director's Reserve (2017)

Shelter Point Inaugural Run (2016)

Shelter Point Distiller's Select Cask Strength (2016)

87

Caribou Crossing Single Barrel (2015)

Crown Royal Monarch (Batch 0060)

Forty Creek Confederation Oak Reserve (Batch C; Batch F)

Glen Saanich Single Malt (2016)

Gretzky Ninety Nine Proof (2017)

J.P. Wiser's One Fifty (2017)

Last Mountain Private Reserve (2015; 2016)

Lot No. 40 (2016; Green Label)

Pike Creek 10 Year Old Rum Finish (2016)

Stalk & Barrel Rye (Cask 17; Cask 49)

Whistlepig 10 Years Old Straight Rye (2013)

86

Caribou Crossing Single Barrel (2016)

Century Reserve Lot 15/25 (2013)

Crown Royal Cask No. 16 (2013)

Crown Royal Reserve (2013, 2016)

Crown Royal XO (2015)

Crown Royal XR (2015)

Forty Creek Confederation Oak Reserve (Batch D)

Gretzky No. 99 Ice Cask (2017)

Harwood's (1946)

Pendleton 1910 (2015)

Pike Creek 10 Year Old Port Finish (2012)

Two Brewers Innovate Single Malt (2017)

85

Canadian Club 100% Rye (2014)

Forty Creek Double Barrel Reserve (Lot 256)

Glen Breton 10 Year Old (2012)

Gretzky No. 99 Red Cask (2016)

J.P. Wiser's Double Still Rye (2015)

J.P. Wiser's 18 Year Old (2014)

McLoughlin & Steele (2013)

Pendleton (2014)

Stalk & Barrel Red Blend (2016)

Stalk & Barrel Rye Cask Strength (2016)

Twelve Barrels (2017)

Two Brewers Peated Single Malt (2016)

American Whiskey

92

Four Roses Limited Edition Small Batch 125th Anniversary (2013)

Parker's Heritage Collection Promise of Hope (2013)

91

Blanton's Straight From The Barrel (2015)

90

Baker's (2014)

Booker's (2016)

Elmer T. Lee Single Barrel (2012)

Four Roses Limited Edition Small Batch (2014)

89

George Dickel Barrel Select (2016)

Knob Creek Single Barrel Reserve 9 Years Old (2013)

Maker's Mark Cask Strength (Batch 14-02)

Pikesville Straight Rye (2016)

W.L. Weller 12 Y.O. (2015)

88

Blanton's Gold (2012)

Blanton's Original Single Barrel (2013)

Bulleit Barrel Strength (2017)

Elijah Craig 12 Year Old Barrel Proof (2015)

Four Roses Small Batch (2014)

Four Roses Single Barrel (2014)

John E. Fitzgerald Larceny (2015)

Knob Creek Small Batch 9 Years Old (2013)

Knob Creek Single Barrel Reserve 9 Years Old (2016)

Maker's 46 (2014)

Old Weller Antique 107 (2015)

Rittenhouse Bottled-in-Bond (2014)

87

Angel's Envy (2015)

Barterhouse 20 Y.O. (2015)

Booker's (2013)

Elijah Craig 12 Year Old (2013)

Jim Beam Devil's Cut (2013)

Old Weller Antique 107 (2016)

Parker's Heritage Collection Original Small Batch (2014)

86

1792 Ridgemont Reserve (2013)

Buffalo Trace (2013;2015)

Buffalo Trace Single Oak Project Barrel 137 (2013)

Buffalo Trace Single Oak Project Barrel 169 (2013)

Bulleit 95 Rye

Evan Williams Single Barrel (2004 Vintage)

George Dickel No. 12 (2015)

Maker's Mark (2014)

Old Charter 10 Year Old (2013)

Stagg Jr. (2014)

Whistlepig Madeira Cask 12 Year Old (2012)

85

Bernheim Straight Wheat (2014)

Bib & Tucker Small Batch (2016)

Buffalo Trace Single Oak Project Barrel 25 (2013)

Buffalo Trace Single Oak Project Barrel 153 (2013)

Buffalo Trace Single Oak Project Barrel 185 (2013)

Bulleit Bourbon (2015)

Colonel E.H. Taylor Straight Rye (2014)

George Dickel Rye (2015)

Old Gran-Dad 114 (2016)

Russell's Reserve Single Barrel (2014)

Sazerac Straight Rye (2014)

Van Winkle "Lot B" 12 Years Old (2014)

Woodford Reserve (2014)

Whistlepig Old World 12 Year Old (2015)

Scotch Whisky

95

Brora 35 Year Old 1978 (2014)

94

Compass Box Flaming Heart 15th Anniversary (2015)

Highland Park 30 Year Old (2016)

93

Ardbeg Uigeadail (2014)

Elements of Islay Oc1 (2015)

Highland Park 18 Years Old (2014)

Lagavulin 12 Year Old (2012)

92

Lagavulin 16 Year Old (2013)

Lagavulin Distiller's Edition (2013)

Laphroaig 10 Year Old Cask Strength (Batch 007)

Longmorn 16 Year Old (2014)

Longrow 18 Year Old (2016)

Octomore 7.3 (2010)

91

Aberlour A'Bunadh (Batch 44)

Ardbeg 10 Year Old (2013)

Ardbeg Uigeadail (2011)

Bowmore Laimrig 15 Years Old (2014)

Clynelish 20 Years Old 1995 (Gleann Mor; 2015)

Highland Park 25 Years Old 1989 (Douglas Laing; 2014)

Lagavulin 8 Year Old (2016)

Laphroaig Quarter Cask (2012; 2014)

The Spice Tree (2012)

90

Ballantine's 17 Year Old (2013)

Caol Ila 19 Year Old 1996 (Douglas Laing; 2015)

Clynelish 20 Year Old 1996 (Hunter Laing; 2014)

Glendronach Cask Strength (2014)

Laphroaig 10 Year Old (2013)

The Macallan Cask Strength (2010)

This is Not a Luxury Whisky (2015)

89

Aberlour 16 Years Old (2014)

Aberlour A'Bunadh (Batch 49)

Ardbeg 10 Year Old (2014)

Bunnahabhain 18 Year Old (2015)

Caol Ila 12 Year Old (2013)

Clynelish 14 Y.O. (2014;2015)

Glendronach 1994 Single Cask (2012)

Glenfiddich 18 Y.O. (2013)

Glenmorangie Nectar D'Or (2012)

Highland Park 12 Y.O. (2013)

Longmorn 1989 25 Y.O. (Douglas Laing; 2014)

Old Pulteney 17 Y.O. (2014)

The Peat Monster (2012)

Springbank 12 Year Old Cask Strength (2014)

88

Ardbeg Corryvreckan (2016)

Ardbeg Uigeadail (2015)

Balvenie Signature 12 Years Old (Batch 5; 2013)

Benriach Curiositas 10 Year Old (2014)

Caol Ila 17 Year Old Unpeated (2015)

Craigellachie 17 Year Old (2014)

Dalwhinnie 15 Year Old (2014)

Glenfiddich 15 Y.O. Solera (2013)

Glenmorangie 10 Y.O. Original (2013)

Great King Street Artist's Blend (2012)

Highland Park 24 Years Old (Master of Malt; 2014)

The Laddie 10 (2013)

Longrow Peated (2015)

Springbank 10 Year Old (2014)

Tamdhu Batch Strength (2015)

87

Ardbeg Corryvreckan (2012)

Caol Ila Distiller's Edition (2014)

Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban (2012)

Great King Street Glasgow Blend (2015)

Highland Park 10 Y.O. (2014)

Johnnie Walker Black Label (2014)

Laphroaig 18 Year Old (2015)

Laphroaig PX Cask (2013)

Ledaig 10 Year Old (2015)

Octomore 6.1 (2014)

Port Charlotte Scottish Barley (2014)

Strathisla 21 Year Old 1992 (Douglas Laing; 2013)

Talisker 10 Year Old (2017)

86

Balvenie 12 Year OId Single Bourbon Barrel (2015)

Balvenie 15 Year Old Single Sherry Barrel (2015)

Bowmore Darkest 15 Years Old (2013)

Bruichladdich 15 Y.O. (2006)

Caol Ila 31 Y.O. 1983 (Signatory; 2015)

Chivas Regal 18 Y.O. (2015)

Dalwhinnie Distiller's Edition (2014)

Glendronach 12 Y.O. (2013)

Glenfiddich 15 Y.O. Distillery Edition (2015)

Glenlivet 18 Y.O. (2015)

Highland Park 10 Y.O. (2015)

Hedonism (2014)

The Laddie Classic (2016)

Laphroaig An Cuan Mor (2016)

Laphroaig Triple Wood (2015)

Ledaig 21 Year Old (Cadenhead; 2013)

The Macallan 12 Year Old (2014)

Oak Cross (2013)

Poit Dhubh 8 Bliadna (2014)

Scapa 22 Year Old (MacKillop's Choice; 2013)

85

Bowmore 12 Y.O. (2013)

Craigellachie 13 Y.O. (2015)

Glendronach Revival 15 Y.O. (2017)

Glenmorangie Lasanta (2012)

Hazleburn 10 Y.O. (2014)

Old Pulteney 12 Y.O. (2014)

Royal Brackla 12 Y.O. (2014)

Talisker 10 Year Old (2013)

Teacher's (2014)

Indian Whisky

92

Amrut Peated Cask Strength (Batch 12; 2014)

88

Amrut Spectrum (2015)

87

Amrut Fusion (2012)

Amrut Portonova (Batch 5; 2014)

Irish Whiskey

91

Redbreast 21 Year Old (2013)

90

Redbreast 12 Year Old Cask Strength (2015)

89

Redbreast 12 Year Old (2013)

Redbreast 15 Years Old (2015)

88

Redbreast 12 Year Old (2015)

Redbreast 12 Year Old Cask Strength (2013)

Redbreast Lustau (2016)

87

Bushmills Black Bush (2015)

Japanese Whisky

91

Taketsuru Pure Malt 21 Year Old (2014)

89

Nikka Coffey Grain (2014)

Yamazaki 12 Year Old (2015)

88

Taketsuru Pure Malt 12 Year Old (2014)

87

Hakushu 12 Year Old (2014)

Hibiki 12 Year Old (2014)

Hibiki Harmony (2016)

86

Miyagikyo 10 Year Old (2014)

85

Hakushu Bourbon Barrel (2013)

South African Whisky

87

Three Ships 5 Year Old (2013)

Taiwanese Whisky

90

Kavalan Solist Ex-Bourbon (2012)

87

Kavalan Podium (2015)

Kavalan Solist Fino Sherry (2012)

85

Kavalan Sherry Oak (2015)