Bourbon History


Tasting Notes

Mike And Matt Taste Old Man Winter Bourbon

This whiskey Is bottled by the Preservation Distillery in Bardstown, Kentucky. It is a small, pot still distillery that has been around for only about five years or so. That means the whiskey in the bottle is most likely sourced... Continue Reading →

Mike And Matt Taste Milam & Greene Unabridged Bourbon

Greene. They were introducing their latest Bourbon that they have named “Unabridged”. It is an interesting and tasty blend of Kentucky distilled, Tennessee distilled and Texas distilled Bourbons. Heather Greene is a very talented blender of whiskey. She has decades... Continue Reading →

Mike And Matt Taste Bardstown Bourbon Company Discovery Series #10 Bourbon

Bardstown Bourbon Company has created the Discovery Series to showcase their talent of blending whiskey. This expression has complex beginnings and is the marriage of 62%  9 year old Kentucky Bourbon, 18% 13 year old Kentucky Bourbon, 10% 10 year... Continue Reading →

Mike And Matt Taste Hemingway Rye Signature Edition, Straight Rye Whiskey Finished In Rum Seasoned Oloroso Barrels

Hemingway Rye was founded by Steve Groth, one of the founders of Angel’s Envy Whiskey, his sons, and Master Distiller Ron Call. This expression is a blend of 90% 6 year old Indiana Rye whiskey and 10% 4 year old... Continue Reading →

Mike And Matt Taste Rowan’s Creek Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon

This whiskey is distilled by Kentucky Bourbon Distillers also known as the Willett Distillery in Bardstown, Kentucky. Willett makes several whiskeys, not just the Family Estate, and Rowan’s Creek has been an important brand in their portfolio for decades. Previously... Continue Reading →

Mike And Matt Taste Hard Truth High Road Sweet Mash Rye 

Hard Truth Distillery is in Nashville, Indiana. They are making some excellent sweet mash rye whiskeys. This particular rye was developed with a lower proof and price point to meet customer desire and introduce more consumers to their sweet mash... Continue Reading →

Whiskey Of The Month – August 2023 – Bardstown Bourbon Company Origin Series Wheated Bottled-In-Bond Bourbon

Matt and I tasted this Bourbon back in April of this year. That was the first release of this whiskey and we both thought it was very good Bourbon. They have sold out of that release and have now had... Continue Reading →

Mike And Matt Taste Bardstown Bourbon Company Collaborative Series, Blend Of Straight Whiskies Finished In Foursquare Rum Distillery Barrels

I like the fact that Bardstown Bourbon Company is transparent about the whiskies they release. This release is a creative marriage of sourced whiskies— 90% of it is a 7 year old Indiana Rye and 10% is a 17 year... Continue Reading →

Mike And Matt Taste Willett Family Estate 4 Year Small Batch Straight Rye

The Willett Distillery in Bardstown Kentucky has a fine history producing whiskey since the repeal of Prohibition in the 1930s. More recently, the distillery was renovated and restarted by the Kulsveen branch of the family and they have built a... Continue Reading →

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