The Hits Keep on Comin'

I told all of the Whisk(e)y Email insiders to start saving their money about two months ago.  I knew that May, June, and July were going to be non-stop excitement, packed to the brim with new releases, deals, closeouts, and a few surprises.  How do you decide what to spend your cash on when there's something fantastic you've just got to have on a daily basis?  It's not easy.  As if those G&M bottles from earlier weren't tempting enough, now there's the new High West Campfire....and it's really good.  I thought this was going to be an oddball whiskey – something you try once, appreciate the experience, but never really want to drink again.  It's not.  I could drink this all night long, and into the early morning hours.  I loaded up big, so grab it while we've got it.

High West Campfire Whiskey $53.99 - You read correctly – High West is mixing Bourbon, rye, and smoky single malt to make the Campfire – a mix of three different whiskies that tastes wonderfully balanced.  It’s rich, spicy, and just a little smoky, but it’s totally drinkable.  I know some of you out there are on the fence, not needing another oddball in the bar, but this would go down fast at poker night or any other get-together.  I’m buying a big batch of it because I think it’s going to be a hit.  All the rich wood and spice of Bourbon & rye, with that smokiness of an Islay malt. It's definitely in the style of American whiskey, rather than single malt, so the smoke almost ends up like BBQ flavor on top of the sweet wooded flavor..  Delish….

-David Driscoll

David Driscoll