Reviews

Four Roses 130th review

One of the most anticipated releases every fall is the Four Roses Limited Edition Small Batch (a.k.a. LE Smb).  Consisting of 3-4 of the 10 Four Roses recipes, with decent aging of those recipes, each LE Smb one comes across with complex flavors that change over time.  I love the…

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Review of Parker’s Heritage 12

A big thank you to Heaven Hill for still being one of the only distilleries left that had not realized I had stopped blogging.  Thanks to a few samples, I’m writing again!   Let’s get it going! Parker’s Heritage 12 The 12th edition of the very popular Parker’s Heritage Collection this…

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Double Eagle, Very Rare…

For those of you who may have noticed, Buffalo Trace applied for and was approved a label for a new product called Double Eagle, Very Rare.  At this point there are no further details but one might assume Double Eagle means 20 years instead of 10.  Of course that is…

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2017 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection Review

First off, thanks to the fine folks at BT for a sample set of this year’s Buffalo Trace Antique Collection (a.k.a. BTAC, a.k.a. that other hard as hell whiskey to obtain besides Pappy). Second, this review is not going to be fancy, or wordy, or much of anything except the…

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2017 Old Forester Birthday Bourbon Review

The Fall bourbon season always begins with Old Forester Birthday Bourbon.  Every time I see that bottle, it makes me think of Queen singing, “Fat Bottomed Bottles you make the rocky world go round”.  The bottle design is two things:  1)  It’s unique and from a pouring/display/coolness perspective it’s pretty…

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Michter’s announces 1st release ever of Toasted Barrel Rye.

Michter’s Distillery Offers First Release of US*1 Toasted Barrel Finish Rye   LOUISVILLE, Ky., September 6, 2017 — This month Michter’s Distillery is releasing a limited amount of US*1 Toasted Barrel Finish Rye for the first time. “This innovative release is the culmination of two years of maturation research conducted by…

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