These days, a great whisky has to do more than sip well. A great whiskey should be an affordable, sippable, mixable jack of all trades. Starward’s Two Fold Double Grain Whisky is all that and more.
Starward’s whiskies are universally excellent. The Australian distillery, which was founded in 2007, has won plenty of awards, including accolades from the San Francisco World Spirits Competition. And Starward Nova was one of our favorite new releases of 2019. The relative newcomer Two-Fold is a delicious (if different) member of the family.
Unlike Nova, which is a single malt, Two-Fold is a double grain whisky distilled from a mixture of malted barley (40 percent) and wheat (60 percent) and aged in those Starward-familiar Australian red wine barrels.
That red wine finish,…