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Mike And Matt Taste Old Overholt 114 Rye

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass Old Overholt is a very old Rye Whiskey brand that dates back to 1810. The brand became part of National Distillers during prohibition. Old Overholt Rye was one of National Distillers’ flagship... Continue Reading →

Wise Women Taste “The Wiseman” Bourbon

The other day, two of my favorite people in the world came over to have some time on the porch – Maggie Kimberl and Sara Havens. I always enjoy talking with them and we always have some good whiskey when... Continue Reading →

Mike And Matt Taste Old Soul High Rye Bourbon

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass I recently received a bottle of this Bourbon from the Cathead Distillery. They are located in Jackson, Mississippi and they are Mississippi’s oldest distillery. That means they are the first distillery in... Continue Reading →

Mike And Matt Taste Michter’s Toasted Oak Bourbon 2021

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass The toasted oak finish is created by re-barreling aged Michter’s Bourbon in barrels that have been toasted only on the inside. Toasted barrel staves have the vanilla and caramel flavors in the... Continue Reading →

Mike And Matt Taste Four Roses Limited Edition Small Batch Bourbon 2021

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass Four Roses has had a decade-long tradition of issuing special bottles of Bourbon. They started by releasing special single barrel Bourbons, but after a few years, they decided that they did not... Continue Reading →

Maker’s Mark FAE-02

This past year or so, Jane Bowie and her innovation team embarked on a mission to create a Maker’s Mark finished Bourbon with better mouth-feel. They have never chill-filtered their whiskey, and the result is more Fatty Acids and Esters... Continue Reading →

Mike And Matt Taste Old Fourth Distillery Bonded And Thomas S. Moore Chardonnay Finished

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass I was recently asked to be hired by an author of historical fiction on her novel about a woman in the distilling industry of today and her great aunt who had worked... Continue Reading →

Lost Lantern Independent Spirits

Some time ago, Matt and I were invited to do a virtual tasting with Nora Ganley-Roper and Adam Polonski, Founders of Lost Lantern Independent Spirits. They sent us sample bottles of six of their products and set up a Zoom... Continue Reading →

Mike And Matt Taste Heaven Hill Bonded And Medley Brothers Bourbons

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass Last year, during Bourbon Heritage Month, I decided to two publish two tastings on Wednesday to honor the occasion. I am continuing that tradition this year. This blog presents the Heaven Hill... Continue Reading →

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