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Tasting Notes: Kentucky Owl Confiscated Bourbon

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass Join us Tonight for Sip & Smoke at Oxmoor Farm This is the latest offering from Kentucky Owl. It is a Bourbon with no age statement and priced as a premium whiskey... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Maker’s Mark Traveler’s Exclusive

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass Join us August 6 for the Bourbon Salon at Oxmoor Farm Maker’s Mark made a gold wax, 101 proof version of the brand back in the 1970s. They later discontinued the brand in... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Old Ezra 101

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass When I worked at United Distillers, one of my favorite products in the Glenmore portfolio was the Ezra Brooks 101. Glenmore had acquired the Medley Distillery and the brand just a few... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Wild Turkey 101 Bourbon

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass The Wild Turkey brand was created in the 1940s by Austin Nichols Co. of New York. Austin Nichols was a grocery store that had become a spirits company at the end of... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Spirits Of French Lick – “The Wheater”

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass Alan Bishop is doing some interesting distilling at the Spirits of French Lick Distillery. In addition to some interesting distilling, Alan is also doing some interesting mingling of whiskey at the Spirits... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Barrel Bourbon, Batch 17

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass The people who bottle Barrel Bourbon purchased bulk whiskey from several distilleries. They are making their name in the industry by doing something pioneered by Evan Kulsveen at Willett back in the... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Michter’s Single Barrel 10 YO Bourbon

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass Michter’s makes a very good Bourbon. This bottle is the 2019 release of their 10 year old Bourbon. It was contract distilled for them and had a barrel entry proof of 103,... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Chicken Cock Bourbon

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass Chicken Cock Bourbon is a brand that has been revived in the past few years. The brand dates from before Prohibition and was listed in the Mida’s Criteria Registration of Trademarks book... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: George Washington Apple Brandy

This post sponsored by the Glencairn Whisky Glass The distillery at Mount Vernon is an American treasure. It is a true 18th century distillery using copper pot stills, wood fires and grains milled at the water mill next to the... Continue Reading →

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