It seems like I’ve been doing a lot of blind tastings recently, and I have to say, I’ve become a huge fan. Removing labels, marketing, and preconceived notions of what I think I like is such a fun way to experience whiskey. While at first there is definitely the fear of “man, what if I […]Read more "Buffalo Trace Mash Bill #1 Blind Tasting"
I’ve been on a bit of a rye kick lately and realized that we didn’t have much in our collection, so we picked up a couple of things I’ve been wanting to try and instead of reviewing them one-by-one, I thought it might be fun to do a blind tasting since watching Kate do her bottom shelf […]Read more "Blind Rye Showdown"
This Bourbon was a Christmas present from my wonderful husband, Kris. I saw a present that was wrapped like a giant candy that looked an awful lot like an E.H. Taylor container and got super excited. He let me open it early, because neither he nor I can wait until actual Christmas to open presents. […]Read more "Review: Colonel E. H. Taylor Barrel Proof"
“As founding father of the bourbon industry, Colonel Edmund Haynes Taylor, Jr. left an indelible legacy. His dedication to distilling began at the close of the Civil War when he purchased O.F C. Distillery. There, he developed innovative techniques that are still in use today. Made by hand, this Small Batch Bourbon Whiskey has been […]Read more "Review: Colonel E. H. Taylor Small Batch"
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"