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Tasting Notes – Four Roses Limited Edition Small Batch And Maker’s Mark Wood Finishing Series, 2020

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass I recently had the honor to receive samples of these two fine whiskeys and to taste them while chatting with Brent Elliott of Four Roses and Jane Bowie of Maker’s Mark via... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes – The Mattie Gladden and Watershed Bourbon Finished in Apple Brandy Barrels

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass It is Bourbon Heritage month so I thought I would taste two Bourbons on my “Tasting Wednesday” blogs for the rest of the month. I am starting with “The Mattie Gladden”. This... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes – Basil Hayden Kentucky Straight Rye

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass Back in the mid-1990s, I went to a tasting of Jim Beam’s new “small batch collection”, hosted by Booker Noe and Paul Pacault. They started with Basil Hayden Bourbon and stated that... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes – Michter’s 10 Year Old Bourbon And Rye 2020

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass Every year, Michter’s releases a 10-year-old version of both their Bourbon and Rye whiskeys. The year 2020 is the first year that this has been done under the supervision of their new... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes – Catoctin Creek Roundstone Rye Whiskeys

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass About 7 or 8 years ago, I was a judge at the ADI conference at the Starlight Distillery in Indiana. That is where I met Scott Harris. He and his wife Becky... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes – Fern Creek Single Barrel Bourbon

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass Fern Creek Bourbon is a revival of an old label by Owen Powell and his Drink Bourbon Co. of Louisville, Ky. Fern Creek is a neighborhood on the south side of Louisville.... Continue Reading →

Flashback Friday – T.W. Bullitt Private Stock Bourbon ca. 1962

T. W. Bullitt was born into a family with a long history in Jefferson County, Kentucky. Bullitt County, Kentucky was named for this family. Their family estate is Oxmoor Farm in eastern Jefferson County and in the family since the... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes – Corsets, Whips & Whiskey Wheat Whiskey

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass Corsets, Whips & Whiskey is a 100% wheat whiskey made by the Journeyman Distillery in Three Oaks, Michigan. Its name is derived from the fact that the distillery is located in a... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes – Kentucky Par Bourbon

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass Kentucky Par is the end result of a couple of guys having dinner one evening and one of them pulling out an old bottle he found in his father’s desk drawer. He... Continue Reading →

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