Review: 2017 Old Forester Birthday Bourbon

Bourbon > Birthday Cake If you’re looking to drink something special and cool on your birthday, look no further than Old Forester’s limited annual release of their now wildly popular, 12 year small batch Birthday Bourbon. If you read my piece on the Top 10 Birthday Gift Bourbons you’d already know this! As an Old […]

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Review: Kentucky Owl 11yr Rye Batch #1

Ky Owl Grows Wings This Year! Being in California, I’m one of many that became ecstatic amidst the announcement of Kentucky Owl Rye batch #1 hitting stores in states outside of Kentucky, California being one of them along with 25 others. Not to mention the newest Batch #7 of KY Owl Bourbon is closely following […]

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Review: Michter’s Barrel Strength Toasted Barrel Finish Rye

Let’s Get Toasted If you follow Michter’s, by now you would’ve been aware of their famous toasted barrel finished bourbon. If you’ve never known about their toasted releases, or you just found out, hence why you’re reading this review, allow me to explain… what’s cool about the toasted barrel release is the second aging that […]

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Cocktail Recipe: The Kentucky Flat White

Good Morning and Good Evening! When we all wake up in the morning, or when we need an after-dinner pick-me-up, there’s no better drink to turn to then bourbon coffee! In my case, I love a good doppio espresso. Since I also love bourbon, I started thinking of a knockout after-dinner cocktail to keep the […]

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Review: Sonoma County Distilling’s Black Truffle Rye

Before I dive into this review, I want to talk about cheese! “Wait… but that’s not how bourbon reviews are supposed to start!” That’s alright, keep reading, you’ll be fine. It’s common knowledge that cheese pairs really well with a nice glass bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon, only, as soon as I discovered the release of Sonoma County […]

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Stolen 11 Year Whiskey

Stolen. Just the name inspires curiosity. Is it really Stolen? Who is it Stolen from? It’s such a simple name but honestly I think it’s marketing genius. I don’t know about you but I have seen massive amounts of pretty awesome looking social media posts for this company for a little while now starting with […]

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Review: Booker’s 2017-02 “Blue Knights Batch”

Booker’s 2017-02 “Blue Knights Batch” The second 2017 release of Booker’s Small Batch, now four batches a year, “Blue Knights Batch,” is named after the Blue Knights® Motorcycle Club, an organization of retired and active law enforcement officers who love motorcycles.  Wait, what? I thought Booker Noe made whiskey, I didn’t know he was a […]

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Smooth Ambler Old Scout Single Barrel

Smooth Ambler, which is based out of Maxwelton, West Virginia, is a relatively new whiskey company. However, despite how new this distiller is they are making waves in the whiskey world. They source most of their whiskey (which is nothing new), but one thing that is new is how transparent they are about their process.

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Bourbon Review: Johnny Drum Private Stock

Legend has it that Johnny Drum was a boy who wanted to join the civil war in the 1860’s and left his home in Kentucky. Unfortunately Johnny was underage at the time so he could not join as a soldier and instead served as a drummer boy, hence the name Johnny Drum. After the war […]

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