“Each year on September 2nd – in honor of our founder George Garvin Brown’s birthday – Old Forester releases a limited-edition, 12-year old vintage-dated expression. Old Forester Birthday Bourbon has become a must-have for bourbon enthusiasts who want to experience the ultimate in rare handcrafted bourbon. Since its introduction in 2002, Old Forester Birthday Bourbon […]Read more "Old Forester Birthday Bourbon 2017"
September is Bourbon Heritage Month, but don’t think for a second that Kentucky will be having all the fun. Mary Eddy’s Kitchen and Lounge, located in the 21c Museum Hotel on West Main in Oklahoma City, will be celebrating Bourbon Heritage this month with a unique cocktail menu focused on the American spirit, and a fantastic 5-course meal […]Read more "Mary Eddy’s Brings Bourbon Heritage to OKC"
I had a chance to try this beer at an event last year, having been aged on peaches for a mere six months, and found it delicious. It turns out that they kept a barrel from last year, and now this vintage has been simmering in there for 18 months. Aged on a mess of […]Read more "405 Brewing Company BA ESP"
I reviewed last year’s (2015) Oklahoma Edition, and didn’t think much of it. So, I’m going to give this year’s a try with an open mind. I had this one sitting around for a bit, and am getting off my lazy ass to actually review something! Last year’s barrel was #1, location Warehouse L. This […]Read more "Old Forester Single Barrel Oklahoma Edition 2016"
Blood Oath is back with its 3rd pact. Blood Oath comes from Luxco, currently an NDP out of St. Louis while they get their new Lux Row Distillery up and running. So far I’ve been impressed with this line and you can read my thoughts on the last pact here . Let’s let Luxco explain a little bit […]Read more "Review: Blood Oath Pact No. 3"
This is the first time that I’ve sat down with a whiskey to write it up since I took a month off from booze, and man does it feel good. Also, this particular whiskey is a very exciting one to sit down with as I loved the previous Bourye offering from High West and can’t wait […]Read more "Review: High West Bourye (2017)"
The BTAC Gods showed mercy this year and provided me with a bottle of Thomas H. Handy which is fantastic. A good whiskey friend of mine, Tim, wanted a sample of said Handy and in return hit me with some of this year’s William Larue Weller expression. The lone wheater of the BTAC line, WLW stood […]Read more "Review: William Larue Weller 2016"
Holy shit I FINALLY got a bottle from the Buffalo Trace Antique Collection. Normally things such as paying crazy secondary market prices, complicated long-term trading strategies, or standing in huge lines hoping to win a raffle are required to land one of these bad boys, but not this time. Here in Oklahoma if any of […]Read more "Review: Thomas H. Handy Sazerac 2016"
For the last 11 years Woodford Reserve has been charging people $100 for their limited edition Master’s Collection released each fall. Last year’s was the first we reviewed, and our friend Jeff wasn’t a fan, hopefully this year’s brings some heat to the game. Let’s check out a snippet of what Woodford has to say […]Read more "Review: Woodford Reserve Master’s Collection Brandy Cask Finish"
It was the last day of the Whiskey Catfish Society weekend and we had one more awesome thing to do together before we parted ways. Nice and hungover from the Whiskey Catfish Potluck, we loaded up in the car and headed toward Versailles with hopes of walking around one of the most historic and beautiful distilleries […]Read more "The Whiskey Catfish Society: Part 4 – Castle & Key"