Ladies and gentlemen, this is a special one. Before we get started, let’s let Buffalo Trace tell us a bit about whats different about this bourbon. The barrel staves used for this special release were allowed to dry outside in the open air for 13 months, more than twice as long as standard barrel staves. Most white […]Read more "Review: Colonel E. H. Taylor Cured Oak"
Update 12-09-2015 We just posted our review of this here. Enjoy! Update 10-27-2015 The official Master’s Collection page doesn’t tell us much detail about this release, but only acknowledges that the mash bill contains white corn instead of yellow corn, which should result in “a sharper whiskey that’s lighter in body with a softer, sweeter, fruit-forward […]Read more "2015 Woodford Reserve Master’s Collection: 1838 Style White Corn"
Chris Morris, Master Distiller at Woodford Reserve, has been tinkering with rye whiskey for some time now. Woodford Reserve released a pair of 375ml bottles containing “Old World” and “New World” ryes (in other words, “used barrel” and “new barrel”, respectively) as their 2011 Master’s Collection. Brown-Forman also chipped in and made all of Heaven Hill’s […]Read more "Review: Woodford Reserve Rye"
This has been one of my go to bourbons for a long time. It so happens that this was one of the first whiskeys I tasted as I was starting to enjoy bourbons. A buddy of mine and I both purchased different bottles to take to a party. He purchased this and I ended up […]Read more "Review: Eagle Rare 10 year Single Barrel"
This is one I’ve been meaning to try for a while, but due to its low price and wide availability I just never got around to picking one up since I knew I could at any given time. Honestly, the only reason I decided to add a bottle to my collection now was due to […]Read more "Review: 1792 Ridgemont Reserve"
After a discussion about Gose with a buddy at work, I was given a can of this stuff that I had never heard of and told it was one of the best. I thought he just liked it because the brewery shares his last name, but no, this is legit. Here it goes. Company: Westbrook Brewing Company […]Read more "Review: Westbrook Brewing Co. Gose"
I stumbled across this bottle at North Oaks Wine & Spirits last week and was excited the moment I saw it. I knew that the most recent release, Batch #7, had come out earlier in the year and that it was at a “low” proof of only 128. Most of the reviews I had seen […]Read more "Review: Elijah Craig Barrel Proof Release #8"