High West Bourye This is one of those whiskeys that I’d heard good hype about, but have never gotten around to trying. Our friends over at Repeal 18 were kind enough to give me a sample to run through the ‘ol washer. Honestly, I’m always skeptical about whiskeys with a lot of hype. Spirit Info: […]
About Greg Sinadinos
Greg Sinadinos started his spirits journey writing a whiskey periodical for Fine Tobacco NYC Magazine. He began answering review requests under a social media page he named “Whiskey Culture,” which quickly merged with Greg’s passion for connecting with others and his interest in history.
Today, Greg travels the country not just looking for great whiskey, but also exploring the history and individuals that the whiskey community is founded upon. He has authored “Whiskey History From Around The World” and is the host of “The Rickhouse” web series.
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How Barrel-Aged American Whiskey was discovered.
St. Augustine Double Cask So my sampling buddy and I went to our usual spot to pick up another “sipper” whiskey (sample being our word for cheap whiskey for when we’re already a few drinks deep). Instead, we found this whiskey local to our home state, and from a town I take my daughter to […]
If you’ve ever felt like you didn’t know where to begin your whiskey tasting endeavors, this video is for you. We go over the 4 most commonly used phrases when describing whiskey to other whiskey-lovers. Take your tastings to the next level.
When whiskey was first distilled in colonial America, it was stored in pots or jugs. It was clear and tasted heavily of alcohol and sweet corn without the wide variety of flavor variations we have today. This was called “white dog” whiskey. It wasn’t until later when whiskey started being traded with other countries that […]
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LARCENY This one came on recommendation by my local liquor contact. The price was rather low, which immediately drew my skepticism. However, my bourbon buddy reminded me that with whiskey, price is an incredibly deceiving factor in judging a bottle. We took it home and popped it open. I’m fairly certain there are fewer better […]
Sometimes it’s not the price, the rarity, or the age, but who you share it with that matters. It’s the laughs, the memories, the shenanigans, and the friendships built that define the pour. From Whiskey Culture to you, happy 2018.
Old Rip Van Winkle (2016) This was one of those moments where things just come together for me. I’d been searching for a bottle of ANY of the Van Winkle line for a while. Of course, I’ve had it at bars for years, usually making connections with managers so that I get a whack at […]