Review #123: Nikka Coffey Malt

The Nikka Coffey Malt comes from Suntory’s Miyagikyo distillery outside Sendai Japan. Coffey Malt is one of the few 100% malt whiskies distilled on a column (Coffey) still, as opposed to a pot still. Coffey Stills were the first …

The Cooking Banana Cocktail

Plantains are never the stars of the show. The starchy cooking bananas are a lot like the malt that makes malt whisky. It takes a process to turn sweet.

Review #122: Nikka Coffey Gin

Nikka Coffey Gin comes from the same massive Coffey stills that are used to make some of the company’s grain and malt whiskies. The gin is distilled rom a neutral corn base. Like Nikka’s Coffey Malt whisky, their gin is …

Review #121: Glengoyne 21

We liked the Glengoyne 10 so much we grabbed a bottle of its older brother. The 21 is aged in ex-sherry, and you get plenty of it on the nose and palate.