Category: Bourbon

Mar 16

Wild Turkey 101 Bourbon – Review

Wild Turkey 101 Bourbon

Wild Turkey 101 Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 101 Proof Price Point: $20 – $30 for 750 ML Distiller: Austin, Nichols Distilling Company   Background If you know my taste in whiskey, you know I can be a bit of a snob.  I’m not a fan of most of the mainstream, large-quantity-produced whiskeys on the market. …

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Mar 02

Tatoosh Bourbon – Review

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Tatoosh Hand Crafted Small Batch Bourbon Whiskey 80 Proof Price Point: $45 – $55 for 750 ML Distiller: Tatoosh Distillery   Background Does the picture to left look a little funny compared to my normal images?  It should.  That’s because I didn’t buy a bottle of Tatoosh Bourbon; I had samples sent to me from …

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Jan 12

Angel’s Envy Bourbon – Review

Angel's Envy Bourbon

Angel’s Envy Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 86.6 Proof Price Point: $40 – $50 for 750 ML Distiller: Louisville Distilling Co.   Background Some whiskeys receive a heck of a lot of hype simply because they are different than their brethren.  Angel’s Envy happens to be one of those whiskeys, and it receives so much attention …

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Dec 08

Woodford Reserve Bourbon – Review

Woodford Reserve Bourbon

Woodford Reserve Distiller’s Select Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 90.4 Proof Price Point: $30 – $40 for 750 ML Distiller: Woodford Reserve Distillery   Background People’s buying habits (including my own) are very interesting.  Depending on the situation, what, how, and why we purchase can drastically change. I received a request to review Woodford Reserve, which …

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Nov 17

Evan Williams Bourbon – Review

Evan Williams Bourbon

Evan Williams Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 86 Proof Price Point: $20 – $30 for 1.75 L Distiller: Old Evan Williams Distillery   Background No matter your budget or your taste buds, you can’t drink top-shelf whiskey every night.  Sometimes your palate (and wallet) crave something simpler and cheaper.  Or maybe you prefer to have a refreshing …

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Sep 05

Abraham Bowman Bourbon – Review

Abraham Bowman Bourbon

Abraham Bowman Virginia Limited Edition Bourbon Whiskey 138.6 Proof Price Point: $70 – $80 for 750 ML Distiller: A. Smith Bowman Distillery   Background For the past two weeks, I have been reviewing expressions from the A. Smith Bowman distillery, one which I had toured back in December of last year.  The first to be …

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Aug 25

John J. Bowman Bourbon – Review

John J. Bowman Bourbon

John J. Bowman Single Barrel Virginia Straight Bourbon Whiskey 100 Proof Price Point: $60 – $70 for 750 ML Distiller: A. Smith Bowman Distillery   Background Last week, I reviewed the “entry-level” craft expression from the A. Smith Bowman collection – Bowman Brothers.  If you read the review, you will know that I enjoyed it, …

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Aug 18

Bowman Brothers Bourbon – Review

Bowman Brothers Bourbon

Bowman Brothers Small Batch Virginia Straight Bourbon Whiskey 90 Proof Price Point: $35 – $45 for 750 ML Distiller: A. Smith Bowman Distillery   Background Back in December of last year, I wrote a blog post about my first trip to a distillery.  If you recall (or you just clicked my link), my travels brought …

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Jul 14

Booker’s Bourbon – Review

Booker's Bourbon

Booker’s Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 128 Proof Price Point: $40 – $50 for 750 ML Distiller: James B. Beam Distilling Co.   Background Everybody has an opinion.  Even our relatives.  Sometimes we agree, sometimes we don’t.  When I first started this blog, I posted a link to it on my Facebook.  I got a comment …

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Jun 30

Ridgemont Reserve 1792 Bourbon – Review

Ridgemont Reserve 1792 Bourbon

Ridgemont Reserve 1792 Barrel Select Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 93.7 Proof Price Point: $25 – $35 for 750 ML Distiller: Barton Distilling Company   Background   A couple of years ago, I was attending a bourbon tasting at a micro-brewery in my area.  Samplings were available from Heaven Hill, Brown-Forman, and couple of others, but …

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