Monthly Archives: January 2016

[Review] Jim Beam Signature Craft #5: Whole Rolled Oat

Price: $50 (+/-) | Proof: 90 | Rating: 2 Finally getting around to trying these. After that nasty ass storm that hit our area, I got a mad case of cabin fever. Like when Donald Duck gets stuck on an … Continue reading

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[Comment] Elijah Craig 12 Year Discontinued

People ain’t having the news of Elijah Craig 12 year being discontinued. In short, it’s because of supply and keeping them bottom profit line tight for investors and fam. That’s how economics work, son. They can pepper it with whatever words … Continue reading

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[Review] George T. Stagg 2012

Price: Outta This World (+/-) | Proof: 142.8 | Rating: 5 The Thin White Duke is home. Finished his work on this planet, chilling at the next one. There’s as many tributes as there are stars in the sky for Zig, all … Continue reading

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[Review] Bourbon de Luxe

Price: $12 (+/-) | Proof: 80 |Rating: 2 Old saying that the best bourbon in the world is the bourbon you dig the best. I have never met anyone who has said that about Bourbon de Luxe. Not trying to make this a … Continue reading

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[Review] Willett Family Estate Reserve Rye 3 Year

Price: $45 (+/-) | Proof: 109 |Rating: 4 So this weekend while suckers muggs were waiting in line for the Kentucky Owl overpriced NPD stupid backstory stuff, I rolled through laughing at them slow-gos and gripped a bottle of this freshness. Super stoked … Continue reading

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[Review] Medley Brothers

Price: $20 (+/-) | Proof: 102 | Rating: 3 While shopping at the booze hutt, I ran into an old fella who was picking up a bottle of this. Told the young ones in the aisle that in his younger … Continue reading

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[Review] Town Branch Single Barrel

Price: $80 (+/-) | Proof:127.9 | Rating: 2.5 Yeah okay. This is way better than the original strength bastard. At almost 128 proof it actually has a bit of bite, and I was taken off guard by how decent my … Continue reading

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[Review] Woodford Reserve Double Double Oaked

Price: $50 (+/-) | Proof: 90.4 |Rating: 3.5 So when I opened this one it was sharing with the rest of the family. That’s what the holidays are for, yeah? I’d even wager to guess that’s what made this get … Continue reading

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[Review] Woodford Reserve Sweet Mash Redux

Price: $50 (+/-) | Proof: 90.4 |Rating: 2.5 I saw a Woodford Reserve gift shop bag under the tree and cringed, Pam. No interest in sifting through weird ass gift paper to find out what was at the bottom. Got … Continue reading

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[Comment] Crystal Ball Predictions – 2016

  Buffalo Trace’s fear-mongering absurd press releases hits new levels. More MGPI based bourbons with predictable backstories hits the shelves. More micro distilleries debut non-sourced, homegrown product with high price tags, mixed results. Buffalo Trace continues to pretend about secondary market prices, … Continue reading

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