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Willett Single Barrel Bourbon 18 Years Review

Willett Single Barrel Bourbon 18 Years Review

Willett Single Barrel Bourbon 18 Years is one of the now legendary Gold Wax Willett’s that go for large sums on the secondary market. The exact distiller of this whisky is unknown, but there’s a fair chance that it’s from Heaven Hill since that’s one of the main places Willett sourced a lot of their… Continue!

Wyoming Whiskey Double Cask Review

Wyoming Whiskey Double Cask Review

Wyoming Whiskey Double Cask bourbon is the latest in the trend of doing cask finishes on bourbons. Arguably the first people to do that was Jim Beam back in the 90s when they released the Jim Beam Distiller’s Masterpiece 18 Years Cognac Finish and the 20 year Port finish. The practice seemed to die off… Continue!

Joshua Brook Bourbon Review

Joshua Brook Bourbon Review

Joshua Brook Bourbon isn’t terrible, but it isn’t good either. It essentially tastes and smells like a watered down Heaven Hill that came from casks that didn’t make the cut to be Evan Williams. Which is likely what it is. In Frank-Lin’s Words: Joshua Brook Bourbon None Found It always worries me when a company… Continue!

Blood Oath Pact 3 Review

Blood Oath Pact 3 Review

Blood Oath Pact 3 is a blend of different bourbons like Blood Oath Pact 1 and Blood Oath Pact 2 though with two major differences. First there is no wheated (rebel yell) bourbon to be found in the Blood Oath Pact 3, all three bourbons use rye as their secondary grain making this a more… Continue!

Garrison Bros Cowboy Bourbon Review

Garrison Bros Cowboy Bourbon Review

Garrison Bros Cowboy Bourbon is the uncut, longer aged, limited edition version of the Garrison Bros. Bourbon. If you’re not familiar with Garrison you definitely should get to know them as they’re currently one of the hottest / major craft bourbon makers on the market today and their single barrel bottles often retail in the… Continue!

Blanton’s Gold Review

Blanton’s Gold Review

Blanton’s Gold is one of Blanton’s (Buffalo Trace) international single barrel offerings. Aside from the regular Blanton’s Bourbon available here in the USA there’s three other international offerings available in the global market. This, the Blanton’s Gold Edition, a green label Special Reserve (40%) and a Straight from the Barrel which is un-cut and minimally… Continue!

Old Ripy Bourbon Review

Old Ripy Bourbon Review

Old Ripy Bourbon, like the Bond and Lillard, is part of Campari’s new Whiskey Barrons line. Also like B&L this Old Ripy Bourbon is sourced from Wild Turkey but neither Jimmy or Eddie had anything to do with picking the casks or blending together the barrels to get the flavor profile they were going for.… Continue!

Bond and Lillard Bourbon Review

Bond and Lillard Bourbon Review

Bond and Lillard Bourbon is one of the first two releases from Campari in their new Whiskey Barons releases whose purpose is to pay homage to the brands and people who helped build the bourbon category into what it is today. Bond and Lillard Bourbon is was first made in 1869 when William Bond partnered… Continue!

Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel Rye Review

Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel Rye Review

Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel Rye is the first time the Jack Daniel’s distillery has used a mashbill other than their traditional 80% corn, 12% barley and 8% rye since 1866. To make this rye the good folks at Jack Daniel’s didn’t just eek in across the line at 51% rye like some brands tend to… Continue!

2016 Yellowstone Limited Edition Review

2016 Yellowstone Limited Edition Review

The 2016 Yellowstone Limited Edition is similar to the 2015 Yellowstone LE in several ways. The whiskey in the bottle was all sourced (likely from Heaven Hill who Luxco has deep connections with), carries a 7 year age-statement, is over 50% ABV and carries a $100 price tag. It’s unlike its 2015 predecessor in that… Continue!

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