OLD POTRERO STRAIGHT MALT WHISKEY 2017 K&L store pick, finished in a chardonnay cask MASH BILL – 100% Rye PROOF … Continue reading Bottle Kill: The 1st Old Potrero Straight Malt Whiskey Single Barrel
BOURYE BATCH 18J30 (2018) MASH BILL – Blend of three MGP mash bills (75% corn, 21% rye, 4% barley / … Continue reading High West Distillery’s Bourye
HAKUSHU 12 Single malt Japanese whisky MASH BILL – unknown PROOF – 86 AGE – 12 years DISTILLERY – Hakushu … Continue reading Comparison: Hakushu 12 / Writers’ Tears Double Oak / And…!
KNOB CREEK SINGLE BARREL RYE Barrel #5781 selected by K&L (2018) MASH BILL – Unstated (rumored “barely legal,” i.e. just … Continue reading Revisiting: Knob Creek Single Barrel Rye (2018)
HORSE SOLDIER BARREL STRENGTH BOURBON MASH BILL – 70% Yellow Dent 2 corn, 20% soft red winter wheat, 10% two … Continue reading Horse Soldier Barrel Strength Bourbon
ELIJAH CRAIG SMALL BATCH Randall’s Wines & Spirits SiB (2019) MASH BILL – 78% corn, 10% rye, 12% barley PROOF … Continue reading Bottle Kill: A Well-Aged Elijah Craig Small Batch Single Barrel
Like whiskeys, there are more whiskey glasses than time to try them all. Which to use? We each have a … Continue reading Which Whiskey Glass?
GEORGE T. STAGG 2018 MASH BILL – Buffalo Trace mash bill #1 PROOF – 124.9 AGE – 15 years 4 … Continue reading Bottle Kill: George T. Stagg 2018
I recently had the great pleasure of sharing an epic rye flight at a friend’s place. Three of us gathered … Continue reading Nine Ryes, a Wheater, and a “Barely Legal” Bourbon walk into a bar…
Jimmy Russell, one of the few truly legendary and living master distillers of this or any era, celebrates his 65th … Continue reading Toasting Jimmy Russell’s 65th Anniversary as Master Distiller at Wild Turkey
REBEL YELL 100 MASH BILL – Unstated. Rumored 75% corn, 20% wheat, 5% barley. Also rumored 68% corn, 20% wheat, … Continue reading Rebel Yell 100 (and then things went off the rails…!)