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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The Indian Old Fashioned

India inspired Old Fashioned! Traditional & international flavors collide to birth this wonderful cocktail! – 3 Pinches of ground Jaggery – 2 small slices of Turmeric root – 3 dashes angostura bitters – 2 parts Michters Bourbon – 2 small orange slices Add Jaggery, the 3 dashes of bitters, and muddle Turmeric root slices. Add […]

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Exploring Store Pick Barrels With Eagle Rare 10 Year

Eagle Rare is one of the many great offerings from buffalo trace distillery. Buffalo trace happens to be my favorite distillery so I have been looking forward to this write up. Eagle rare is a ten-year-old bourbon from Mash bill #1. For those of you unfamiliar with buffalo trace they have two basic mash bills that most of […]

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Review: Booker’s 2017-01 “Tommy’s Batch”

Booker’s 2017-01 “Tommy’s Batch” Towards the end of last year we all witnessed a rumor come to light. Beam Suntory announced a price hike and a reduction in the number of batches of our beloved Booker’s Small Batch being released each year. Thankfully, with 2017’s first Booker’s release “Tommy’s Batch”, we’ve got confirmation that the […]

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