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Tasting Notes – Dettling 1867 Bottled-in-Bond Bourbon

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass Seth Dettling makes some good Bourbon. He is the owner and distiller for Big Escambia Distillery in Southern Alabama. This is a four-year-old bonded Bourbon made from six grains. He uses an... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes – Heaven Hill Select Stock Finished in a Cognac Barrel

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass This bottle was purchased at the Heaven Hill Bourbon Heritage Center in Bardstown, Kentucky. It is a barrel selection for the gift shop. According to the government regulations, finished whiskeys cannot have... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes – Stagg Jr. Straight Bourbon

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass In my opinion, this Bourbon has the worst name in the industry. There is nothing “Junior” about this whiskey. It is a fully matured Bourbon, bottled at barrel strength and unfiltered. They... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes – J.W. Dant Bottled-in-Bond Bourbon

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass J.W. Dant Bourbon has a long history. Joseph W. Dant started making whiskey in 1836. The story is he could not afford a fancy copper still, so he started making his whiskey... Continue Reading →

Flashback Friday – Old Overholt Rye circa 1979

Old Overholt is a Pennsylvania rye whiskey that dates back into the early 19th century. Mida’s Registry of Trademarks shows the trademark in use since 1810. It has been a popular rye whiskey since its inception. During Prohibition, the brand... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes – Smooth Ambler Old Scout Bourbon

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass I like the whiskeys being produced at the Smooth Ambler Distillery in Maxwelton, West Virginia. John Little, one of the founders, makes some great whiskey, but he also sources great whiskey. John... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Russell’s Reserve Rye

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass Russell’s Reserve is a fairly recent brand extension for Wild Turkey. The brand was created in the year 2000. The original Wild Turkey 101 had lost its 8 year age statement and... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Remus Repeal Reserve Straight Bourbon Whiskey

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass Remus Repeal Reserve Bourbon is named for George Remus, “The King of the Bootleggers” of the early days of Prohibition. It is made in Lawrenceburg, Indiana by the MGP distillery. There is... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Boone County Small Batch Bourbon

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass The Boone County Distillery traces its roots back to 1833 and the Petersburg Distillery in Boone County, Kentucky. The modern distillery was opened in 2015 in Independence, Kentucky. They use their heritage... Continue Reading →

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