Review: Four Roses Small Batch

Yeah, so all the same stuff I already said about Four Roses in my other review…here. Except that Small Batch is a blend of four different select bourbons. Two of the bourbons are comprised of a mash of 60% corn, 35% rye and 5% malted barley (the ‘B’ mash bill), while the other two bourbons […]

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Review: Climax Moonshine

In 2011, the Discovery Channel launched a TV show called Moonshiners which chronicles the lives and crazy happenings of a group of guys making shine in the Appalachian Mountains. While it seems like a terrible idea to let a full-on camera crew film you doing illegal things, these guys managed to make their whiskey and evade the authorities while […]

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Review: Roughtail IPA

You know what they say about first impressions… I can’t really remember exactly, but I think it’s something about how first impressions are important. I found that to be a bit of a problem in my experience with Roughtail as the first beer I had by them was their 12th Round Strong Ale and I just […]

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Review: Four Roses Single Barrel

Four Roses has ten different recipes, yielding three finished products; yellow label, Small Batch, and Single Barrel, with the occasional limited edition. While most distilleries age bourbon in warehouses that are many stories high, Four Roses ages its bourbon in a one-story warehouse to ensure that each barrel is aged in a similar environment. Interesting […]

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