BLADE AND BOW I bought this particular bottle in late 2017 or early 2018 MASH BILL – Unknown PROOF – … Continue reading Blade and Bow – cheap marketing or great bourbon?
“The right way to drink whiskey is the way you like to drink it.” This sentiment is often expressed, in … Continue reading Whiskey’s Ecology of Welcome — on curiosity and the (in)curious advent of tater haterism
WESTWARD SINGLE MALT Tempranillo Cask Exclusive Westward Club SiB Release (2021) MASH BILL – 100% two-row barley PROOF – 90 … Continue reading Westward Single Malt Whiskey – Tempranillo Cask Finish
My first taste of Westward Whiskey was a doozy, a 131-proof Single Malt single barrel, selected by K&L in 2019. … Continue reading Interview: Christian Krogstad / Founder and Master Distiller of Westward Whiskey
BOOKER’S BOURBON Batch 2014-05 (2014) MASH BILL – 77% corn, 13% rye, 10% barley PROOF – 127.9 AGE – 7 … Continue reading Comparison: Two Older Booker’s – 2014-05 & 30th Anniversary
NASSIF FAMILY RESERVE Batch No. 3 (2021) MASH BILL – blend of MGP light whiskey, rye, and bourbon PROOF – … Continue reading Nassif Family Reserve American Whiskey
JEFFERSON’S PRESIDENTIAL SELECT 21 YEAR Batch No. 15, Bottle No. 038 (2013) MASH BILL – unknown PROOF – 94 AGE … Continue reading Jefferson’s Presidential Select 21 Year
Sometime in early 2019, a very unique bottle of bourbon caught my eye on the shelf of a local spirits … Continue reading Interview: Jill Kuehler / Founder of Freeland Spirits
FOUR ROSES BARREL STRENGTH SiB OBSO “Ask The Angles” selected by Bitters & Bottles (2020) MASH BILL – 60% corn, … Continue reading Comparison: Two Four Roses Barrel Strength Single Barrels – OBSO & OBSV
I first brought home a bottle each of Woodinville rye and bourbon in early Summer 2018. I liked them both … Continue reading Interview: Mike Steine / Senior Distiller at Woodinville Whiskey Co.