Hooker’s House Sonoma-Style Bourbon is named for General Joseph Hooker. Besides being a ladies man, he was also a Civil War Veteran and Bourbon aficionado. “The bold and spicy character of our Whiskeys is matched by the General’s sometimes outrageous and overindulging lifestyle. General Hooker Lives on in Hooker’s House Bourbon, Rye, Reserve & Privates […]Read more "Review: Hooker’s House "
If you nerd out on the history of American Whiskey, you see the names Beam and Dant all over the damn place. The history of Yellowstone is riddled of those names as well, and involves multiple relatives, sales, and more relatives. To save you from a bunch of me doing a shitty job of explaining all […]Read more "Review: Yellowstone Limited Edition 2015"
Great! A peach fruit tart ale 750 for under $10? I’m on board. I love that 405 is brewing interesting and tasty beers and managing to keep the price low. When there are $12 12 oz bottles on the shelf it’s nice to see a local 750 ml option for $9 or less. I never […]Read more "Review: 405 Brewing Company ESP"
Say, an barrel aged imperial pumpkin ale? And just in time for the first real cold snap of the year? I managed to scrounge up a four pack at my go-to store and saved it up for college football and the first fire of autumn. Perfect! Also pleased to see a 12% ABV beer packaged […]Read more "Review: Elk Valley Pumpion 2015"
The Oak Reserve is Asheville’s Heirloom Moonshine Platinum aged in Bourbon barrels. “Troy & Sons Distillers was founded in North Carolina. Because of the small batch distillation that they use, they admit to some variability in each distillation–in fact, they regard it as a stamp of their authenticity and they put a stamp with the […]Read more "Review: Troy & Sons Oak Reserve"
Breaker Bourbon has been on my radar for a while. NDPs can be pretty frustrating with their sneaky marketing shit, and while Breaker is certainly no exception, for some reason I’ve been intrigued by their schtick. So when I saw a bottle during a recent trip I figured it was time I try it. Before […]Read more "Review: Breaker Bourbon"
Hark the herald angels sing, beer geeks in Oklahoma now have an annual tradition. It’s the release of Christmas Bomb! Act fast, word is that this batch is much, MUCH more limited than last year. Definitely a more balanced beer than last year, I hope Prairie continues to dial this one in so that it […]Read more "Review: Prairie Artisan Ales Christmas Bomb! (2015)"
The gose style had been gaining a lot of popularity and I’m happy to see several being brewed in the state. This one is a little higher in ABV than your average gose, and served up in a 500 ml bottle. Let’s see what Prairie can do with it. Company: Prairie Artisan Ales Location: Tulsa, […]Read more "Review: Prairie Artisan Ales Flare"
“From time to time, our Master Distiller selects a few exceptional barrels of our 10 Bourbon recipes to become Limited Edition releases. These special releases are barrel strength and non-chill filtered, so you get to savor them exactly as they come out of the barrel. We hope you look for them, find them and enjoy […]Read more "Review: Four Roses Limited Edition Small Batch 2015"
Released every September, all the barrels used to create this bourbon are from a single day’s production. This year only 13,200 were released, making it very hard to find. Kris traded an Elijah Craig 18 year for this (and delicious samples) for my birthday, what a great guy! “This particular lot of barrels is unusual […]Read more "Review: Old Forester Birthday Bourbon 2015"