Monthly Archives: January 2015

[Review] Knob Creek Smoked Maple

Price: $40 (+/-) | Proof: 90 | Rating: 2 “The sky was all maple, there were people running everywhere. ” – Prince, 1999 It’s so cold here, though. Totally through my bones. By the way, I’m up in Calgary Canada right now … Continue reading

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[Review] Old Tub

Price: $20 (+/-) | Proof: 100 | Rating: 3 Donald. Unlike most of my colleagues I am not internationally recognized for my work in the booze world, and can’t put that in my bio. However your humble inquirer does go to great … Continue reading

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[Review] Old Bardstown

Price: $35 (+/-) | Proof: 101 | Rating: 3 Another Willett/Mark Goodson television production. Bill Murray’s Whisky Book gives Old Bardstown appropriately hyperbolic remarks and 95 points. There’s a backstory to the name. Something about a horse that was aged ten years and … Continue reading

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Salute: Bourbonr + Breaking Bourbon

No review today. I’m pissed off and anything gripped and preached today will get an unfair write up. So it’s shoutout time. I hate when blogs big up other blogs. It’s so inside baseball and bro-clique that normally I just skim past … Continue reading

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[Review] Buffalo Trace Experimental: 12 Year Old Wheated Bourbon, Floor #9

Price: $50 (+/-) | Proof: 125 | Rating: 3.5 Don, the last time I bought a Buffalo Trace experiment, I got burned. Scorned. It was like eating something out of Walter Matthau’s unwashed boxer shorts. So my faith was unsteady when I … Continue reading

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[Review] George Remus Bourbon

  Price: $40 (+/-) | Proof: 90.7 | Rating: 2.5 George Remus Bourbon was on sample at a store near my place, and of course I’m not going to pass up a free sample. When I asked the fella who was behind the … Continue reading

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[Review] Noah’s Mill

Price: $35 (+/-) | Proof: 114.3 | Rating: 3.5 Noah’s Mill is another Willett joint under a non-Willett name. One of many under the Kentucky Bourbon Distillers name. But unless you’re keeping score and you’re a behind the scenes type person, that … Continue reading

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[Review] Russell’s Reserve

Anyone who knows me knows that Jimmy Russell is my dude. We’re tight bros from way back when.We pretty much ditch his kid with some model trains and then we go out skateboarding, jam on some PS4, check out some shows, … Continue reading

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[Review] Old Forester Whiskey Row #1: 1870 Original Batch

Price: $40 (+/-) | Proof: 90 | Rating: 3.5 Today we shall flip the script and do the evaluation first and then talk about the gimmick afterwards. I’m feeling this Old Forester. I like this almost better than any other OF I’ve … Continue reading

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[Review] Bulleit 10

  Price: $50 (+/-) | Proof: 91.2 | Rating: 3.5 YEAH! I got another fan email! I love these things, so keep em coming! Parker B. writes*: Have you tried Bulleit 10 and if so what did you think? Keep up the work, … Continue reading

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