JEFFERSON’S PRESIDENTIAL SELECT 20 YEAR Batch 1, Bottle 0390, UK release (2016) MASH BILL – Unknown PROOF – 94 AGE … Continue reading Jefferson’s Presidential Select 20 Year
ELIJAH CRAIG 18 YEAR SINGLE BARREL Barrel #4778, bottled on 11/15/19 MASH BILL – 78% corn, 10% rye, 12% barley … Continue reading Palate Comparison: Two Perspectives on Elijah Craig 18 Year Single Barrel
SONOMA DISTILLING CO. SINGLE BARREL RESERVE RYE store-pick from Bourbon County, San Francisco (2019) MASH BILL – 80% rye, 20% … Continue reading Palate Comparison: Two Perspectives on Sonoma Distilling Co.’s Single Barrel Reserve Rye
I’m a big fan of oak flavors in bourbon—not only the vanillas and caramels that come from the oak, but … Continue reading OAK BOMBS: Baker’s 13 Year / Elijah Craig Barrel Proof / Four Roses OESK / Knob Creek 14 Year / Woodinville Cask Strength
Truthiness and the Ethics of Marketing plus new notes on Bertie’s Bear Gulch Bourbon Whiskey is known for its stories, … Continue reading Good story. But is it good whiskey?
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
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
When I first started this whiskey journey I wasted a lot of money on mistakes. (That still happens occasionally!) What … Continue reading Breaking In The Home Bar With No-Brainer Bottles That Won’t Break The Bank