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Old Bardstown
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Bourbon Review: Old Bardstown

Old Bardstown comes from The Willett Distillery which is known for their self named bourbon as well as Rowans Creek and Noah’s Mill. This week I went to the horrible state run liquor store with the mindset I wanted to find something of value and made in Kentucky. Here in New Hampshire that has become a chore as the shelves are filled with very little Kentucky bourbon and lots of items made elsewhere. Todays review […]

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Bradshaw Bourbon
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Bourbon Review: Bradshaw Kentucky Straight Bourbon

Bradshaw Kentucky Straight Bourbon sitting on our shelf on the bar since the Super Bowl when we purchased it for the game. What better than a bourbon from 4x Super Bowl winner Terry Bradshaw. Not a knock on my childhood hero by any means, but this is what we were stuck with on the shelf here in New Hampshire the week of the Super Bowl. The biggest enemy of this website is the New Hampshire […]

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Michter's Rye
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Press Release: Michter’s Releasing Limited Edition Barrel Proof Rye

A few months after becoming the first American whiskey to be named The World’s Most Admired Whiskey by a 2023 vote of an international academy of voters announced by UK based Drinks International, Michter’s is releasing its limited edition US*1 Barrel Strength Kentucky Straight Rye. The last bottling of this whiskey took place in 2022. “I am excited that our Master Distiller Dan McKee and our Master of Maturation Andrea Wilson felt that this whiskey […]

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Press Release: Buffalo Trace Collaborates With Chris Stapleton For Traveller Whiskey

Buffalo Trace Distillery’s Master Distiller Harlen Wheatley and Grammy-winning singer, songwriter and musician Chris Stapleton today unveiled Traveller Whiskey, a new, premium blended whiskey that represents a first-of-its-kind collaboration of collective artistry. Proudly blended and bottled at the World’s Most Award-Winning Distillery under Wheatley’s expert supervision, Traveller is the result of countless hours of testing, tasting and dedication to craftsmanship that have produced powerful songs and world-class whiskeys. Of the collaboration, Stapleton shared, “Partnering with […]

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Bourbon Review: 1792 Small Batch Bourbon

According to the bottle, “Named in Honor of the year Kentucky joined the United States, 1792 Small Batch Bourbon is made from a marriage of a few select barrels chosen by their Master Distiller. This refined bourbon elevates Kentucky distilling to exceptional new heights. Celebrated by whiskey connoisseurs worldwide, the subtleties of 1792 make in incomparably brash and bold, yet smooth and balanced.” I’ve used this site to address the horrible bourbon selection in the state of New Hampshire. […]

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Bourbon Review: Town Branch True Cask Batch #004 Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

The first era of the Lexington Brewing Co. began in the 1890s. It came to a halt during Prohibition, changing ownership several times in the decades that followed. By the time Pearse Lyons and his son, Mark, explored the brewery in 1999, it was a shell of what it had once been.  Once he purchased the building Two copper pot stills that were commissioned from Scotland arrived at Lexington Brewing Co. in 2008. As autumn began […]

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Bourbon Review: Knob Creek Single Barrel Reserve

Knob Creek Distilling Company was founded in 1992 by Booker Noe, a seventh-generation member of the Beam family. Noe was inspired to create Knob Creek after tasting a bottle of pre-Prohibition bourbon that his grandfather had saved. He wanted to create a bourbon that was similar in flavor and character to that old bottle. Noe began by experimenting with different mash bills and aging techniques. He eventually settled on a recipe that used 77% corn, […]

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Bourbon Review: Blue Note Juke Joint Whiskey Uncut

According to the website, “In June of 2019, the rickhouse that stored much of Blue Note’s inventory collapsed in a terrible summer storm, spilling thousands of barrels and millions of dollars into the muck and mud.  Most of the barrels were destroyed by the incredible force of nearly 10 million pounds crumbling six stories to the ground. We thought all was lost, but a special few somehow survived the disaster.  Surviving the collapse, however, turned […]

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Bourbon Review: Bulleit Bourbon

The Bulleit brand was developed by Augustus Bulleit in the 19th century with the first batch of Bulleit bourbon being made around 1830. Augustus continued to produce Bulleit it up until his death in 1860. In 1987 his great-great-grandson Tom Bulleit began distilling his version of the bourbon.  The brand would be purchased by Seagram in 1997 and it was widely introduced to the US markets in 1999 before Diageo acquired the brand. On March 14, […]

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Bourbon Review: Ruddell’s Mill Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

According to the Ruddell’s Mill bottle tag, “Covered Bridges make scenic structures and were common in the 1800s. Constructed with coverings to be protected from the elements, they were commonly built near mills and industrial areas where they improved infrastructure for the transport of goods like feed and whiskey. While many bridges succumbed to time, many still survive. The Covered Bridges Whiskey Company tells the stories of covered bridges as they lay backdrop to our […]

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