Monthly Archives: November 2014

[Review] Orphan Barrel Old Blowhard 26 Years Old

Price: $150 (+/-) | Proof: 90.7 | Rating: 3 Again, lots of divisiveness here and a really bad failed attempt at humor: two themes of this series. I like this one way better with Barterhouse, but not sure it is … Continue reading

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[Review] Orphan Barrel Project Barterhouse 20 Years Old

    Price: $80 (+/-) | Proof: 90.2 | Rating: 2.5 Let’s do this. I got to try these when they first came out. This series is divisive as all hell thanks to Diageo not being able to tell the damn truth … Continue reading

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[Review] Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year

          Price: You ain’t gettin it | Proof: 107 | Rating: 3 Here’s Old Rip Van Winkle. There’s a Burger King opening near my house. The only way I could be more excited about this is … Continue reading

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Bourbon Blag’s Thanksgiving Bourbon Bottle Survival Guide

If a major dude is waking up at 5 in the goddamn morning in a sweat with the opening riff to “Spoonman” playing en loop in his head and the feeling like he just ate a crave case and downed … Continue reading

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[Review] Willett 9 Year Bourbon – Private Bottling

  Price: $80 | Proof: 117.5 | Rating: 3.5 I got this as a sample from my dude Otto Clark, who bought it from Liquor Barn as part of their private barrel collection. The image to your left is just a … Continue reading

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[Review] Willett Exploratory Cask Finish (XCF) 1.0

    Price: $150 | Proof: 103.4 | Rating: 4.5 Waiting on this for a hot second, Taylor. I heard tell through the internet grapevine this was not to be reckoned with and streets was right. Not only is this … Continue reading

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[Review] Willett Family Estate 6 Year Rye

Price: $80 (+/-) | Proof: 114 | Rating: 3 Willett Rye week there to fore sallies forth. This time with the MGP distillate rye aged 6 years. After drinking the 2 year a few drinks ago, I was expecting to crack this bad … Continue reading

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[Review] Willett Family Estate Small Batch 2 Year Rye

Price: $40 | Proof: 109.4| Rating: 4 I’m back. Had to take a week off to get my head ready instead of getting physically sweaty. It’s November, but winter man she’s here like a scorned ex-girlfriend already. And by that I mean … Continue reading

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[Review] Wild Turkey Diamond Anniversary

Price: $125 | Proof: 91 |Rating: 4 Jimmy Russell is the man. There’s no other way to put it. Dude is like 120 years old and he’s still going to Berghain on the weekends and partying until Monday morning. I admire his … Continue reading

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[Review] Kentucky Gentleman

Price: $12 | Proof: 80 |Rating: 1.5 Seriously though, y’all need a review of this? When tasked this by Leeroy I was like “For real?” and he was like “Yeah, man. You review bourbon sites, right? Well that’s the bourbon I … Continue reading

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