Monthly Archives: October 2014

[Review] Woodford Reserve Master’s Collection Straight Malt/Classic Malt Whiskey

Remember when I said in that review a few days ago that everyone, even Curtis Mayfield, had a period where there were more hits than misses? Welcome to the mutant junkyard. So many of these experiments just fall flat or … Continue reading

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[Review] Woodford Reserve Double Oak

                Woodford Reserve Double Oaked Price: $48 | Proof: 90.4 |Rating: 3.5 Now this is where it gets firm and appropriate. I had a moment there where I was afraid, I was petrified, that … Continue reading

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[Review] Woodford Reserve Master’s Collection Rye

    Here’s the gimmick for this go around: Woodford Reserve does rye, but does so in a way to highlight the differences between aging them in a new cask and in an aged cask. This was another installment of … Continue reading

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[Review] Woodford Reserve

I find it hard to believe that we’re 40 bourbons in and I still haven’t touched upon the reserve in Woodford county. Granted, Brown-Forman has made an appearance or so, but we’ve been insanely Sazerac heavy these last few weeks … Continue reading

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[Review] Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve 23, 20, 15 Year

Oh hey, sorry I didn’t see you there. Was just sitting here recovering from my trip to France. It was a good time except for the one lady three seats in front of me who obviously was ill and decided … Continue reading

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[Review] E.H. Taylor Jr. Collection #6: E.H. Taylor Small Batch

      Price: $40 (+/-) | Proof: 100 | Rating: 3 Okay here we are, the last of the Taylors for now until Buffalo Trace gets it together and puts out the two new expressions. I’m on my way … Continue reading

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[Review] E.H. Taylor Jr. Collection #5: E.H. Taylor Straight Rye Whiskey

      Price: $70 (+/-) | Proof: 100 | Rating: 3.5 I had this weird dream involving the Commodores came over my house for a BBQ block party, including Lionel, and they were wearing the outfits from the “Lady” … Continue reading

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[Review] E.H. Taylor Jr. Collection #4: E.H. Taylor Barrel Proof Uncut and Unfiltered

        Price: $60 (+/-) | Proof: 134.5| Rating: 5             Let us turn our hymnals to sing the praises of the bottle before us. This video shows my excitement for this bottle better than … Continue reading

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[Review] E.H. Taylor Jr. Collection #3: E.H. Taylor Warehouse C Tornado Surviving

Price: $70 (+/-) | Proof: 100 | Rating: 3.5 Mabel, this one is the Mickey Mantle rookie cards of Sazerac bottles. You find this one and you’re sitting on some high demand, high bank black market resale stuff (last one … Continue reading

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[Review] E.H. Taylor Jr. Collection #2: E.H. Taylor Single Barrel

Price: $60 (+/-) | Proof: 100 | Rating: 3 Rumsfeld I’ll keep this one brief because I have to go cook some food, but I wanted to let you know that I heard your voicemail message and I’m going to … Continue reading

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