Reviews

An unexpected surprise on the Bourbon Trail

The alarm went off at 7:40am on our first full day on the bourbon trail.  6 hours earlier we had just gone to bed completely full on pizza.  Groggy, still full, still half drunk, we all got dressed and stumbled downstairs for some breakfast (because we needed more carbs obviously). …

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For Immediate Release BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY CONTINUES TO EXPAND TO MEET RISING DEMAND WITH $200 MILLION INVESTMENT Growth Needed as Buffalo Trace Provides 4TH Annual Bourbon Supply Update FRANKFORT, FRANKLIN COUNTY, KY (May 19, 2016) Buffalo Trace Distillery is happy to be a part of bourbon’s continued rise in popularity,…

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2016 Michter’s 10 Review (from both my dog and I)

My review: First off let me say this.  Some of the Distilleries and Non Producing Distilleries have exceptional customer support.  Buffalo Trace, Smooth Ambler, and Willett are ones that come to mind, always going above and beyond to keep their customers happy.  I had not known until recently that Michter’s…

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2015 Pappy Van Winkle 20 Year Review

Look I get it, we all want people to rip apart Pappy in reviews.  So far this year I have seen several people say this year’s Pappy 20 wasn’t very good.  One called it terrible.  We see these few comments and we pass it on.  Why?  Because we are tired…

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2015 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection Review

First of all, I would like to thank Buffalo Trace and their marketing department for sending me samples and making me feel like I’m a big deal.  I’m really not, but at least for a day, I felt like it.  Also, if you are looking for exquisite tasting notes, I…

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Why I stopped writing reviews.

Back in October when I had the idea of writing a blog, I had all sorts of enthusiasm for my new hobby.  Every bottle I bought excited me, and the unopened bottle barely survived a day before I opened it and tried it.  Samples filled my mailbox on a weekly…

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Two letters have ‘flipped’ the whiskey secondary market upside down…

Two letters, C and S, have changed the whiskey secondary market.  Used together, it’s C+S which stands for Cost + Shipping.  It started as a basic idea a few months ago by one individual (no, not me).  That person, who will remain anonymous, had been searching for an Orphan Barrel Barterhouse and was unable to…

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