Tag: bourbon

Oct 22

Van Winkle 12 Year Old Bourbon – Review

Van Winkle 12 Year Old Bourbon

Van Winkle Special Reserve 12 Years Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 90.4 Proof Price Point: $80-$90 for 750 ML Distiller: Old Rip Van Winkle Distillery   Background The Van Winkle name carries a lot of weight in the whiskey world.  With a relatively small portfolio of highly sought-after whiskeys, this distillery has proven that many …

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Oct 15

Benchmark Bourbon – Review

Benchmark Bourbon

McAfee’s Benchmark Old No. 8 Brand Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 80 Proof Price Point: $20-$25 for 1.75 L Distiller: Buffalo Trace Distillery   Background Because this is my first review, I wanted to choose a special whiskey.  Other bloggers would have chosen something rare, something expensive.  Something intangible for the average twenty-something whiskey drinker. Not …

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