Cask Strength Armagnac Hosted by Eric Schroeder
Armagnac is the oldest distilled brandy made in France, predating its cousin Cognac by two centuries. There are three distinct regions in Gascony in southwestern France that produce Armagnac: Bas, Ténarèze and Haut.
Continue reading “June 2019 Tasting Event: Cask Strength Armagnac”
Over the past few years, we at Flight Club have been fortunate to snag (and share) both the not-so-hard-to-find continuous release 1792 products (like Full Proof, Single Barrel and Small Batch) as well as the more limited and one-off 1792 releases (High Rye, Sweet Wheat, Port Finish, just to name a few). To better educate ourselves and those who follow us, we have reviewed all of these, along with several store picks. The product line is diverse, and we have found that this diversity offers a little something for just about everyone.
One of the most interesting 1792 products to our group is the Full Proof. 1792 Full Proof is 1792’s near barrel proof offering. The name “Full Proof” signifies the 125 proof at which the spirit first entered the barrel – i.e., the barrel entry proof. 1792 is non-chill filtered. The mash bill and the aging is believed to be identical to the Single Barrel and Small Batch offerings.
Continue reading “Tom’s Wine & Spirits 1792 Full Proof Pick”
Our May 2019 Tasting Event featured the Belle Meade brand.
Belle Meade is best-known for its bourbon line, which it sources from MGP. However, it has a long history of distilling whiskey in Tennessee, that was recently revived.
Continue reading “May 2019: Belle Meade Bourbon”