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Flashback Friday – Old 1889 Royal Bourbon Circa 1995

I have had this bottle since it was gifted to me in the mid-1990s. It was at the time a brand found mainly in the St. Louis market and not available in Kentucky. Heaven Hill made this whiskey under the... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes – Elijah Craig Rye

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass This is the newest product from Heaven Hill in the Elijah Craig line of whiskeys. It has been in the market for less than a year and there are a select few... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes – Old 55 Bottled-in-Bond Batches 16c1 & 16c2

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass The Old 55 Distillery is located west-northwest of Indianapolis, Indiana. The distillery has been around for a little over 4 years now and has some Bourbon that is aged for four years.... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes – Jefferson’s Journey and Kentucky Aged

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass The people at Jefferson’s Reserve did an interesting experiment a while back. They took two barrels of their Bourbon whiskey that had similar flavor profiles. One, they aged in their Kentucky Artisan... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes – Buffalo Trace Experimental Collection Wheated Bourbon With Proof Adjusted in the Barrel

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass I usually don’t like to review one off whiskeys since most people will never get to try the few bottles making it into the market. I am making an exception here because... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes – Woodford Reserve Master’s Collection Chocolate Malted Rye

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass Every year, Chris Morris releases a new expression of whiskeys made at the Woodford Reserve Distillery called the “Master’s Collection”. These are different types of whiskey produced by altering one or more... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes – Conviction Double Oak 1929 Straight Bourbon

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass This is the latest release from Southern Grace Distillery in Cabarrus County, North Carolina. Their distillers are the very talented Thomas Thacker and Sebastian Correa, but this whiskey was also one of... Continue Reading →

Flashback Friday – Jack Daniel’s Old No.7 Tennessee Whiskey, Circa 1985

Jack Daniel’s is the best-selling American whiskey in the world. Johnnie Walker Scotch is the best-selling whisky in the world and Jim Beam is the best-selling Bourbon in the world. This success has caused many changes in the Old No.... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes – Redemption Wheated Bourbon

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass I have always liked the whiskeys bottled by Redemption Barrel Selection. They have never claimed to be a distillery and are quite open to the fact that they purchase their whiskeys from... Continue Reading →

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