Other Whiskey — Multiple CountriesTasted January 14, 2022Nose is initially blank, but once it tips your tongue, a faint honeysuckle melon, develops into an oh so light floral rose petal sweetness. Crisp piney evergreen bite which rolls into sweet finish like saccharin. Given this is developed by and with Metallica music, it is very subtle and feminine.
Infuse Spirits Broken Barrell Bourbon
Bourbon — Las Vegas, USATasted January 14, 2022Nose of Aunt Jemima maple pancake syrup. First touch of the tongue confirms a well rounded, smooth, almost syrupy mouthfeel. Not as sweet as it indicates, but it does remind me of the taste is honey and caramel. The finish is burn free yet blank of any other flavors. Not sure of the age but seems well matured.
Blue Note Juke Joint Straight Bourbon
Bourbon — Tennessee, USATasted December 20, 2021Bought this on sale for $44.99. Rich amber color and label states "uncut" and "unfiltered". Cork popped, first nose out of the bottle is of apple cider vinegar or a dickel sour mash. Over ice, the nose is "clean" and reminds me or that green Palmolive dish soap. First taste is suprisingly rich and smooth, almost honey sweet, but high expectations explode into a peppery young bite, its sting boasting of its 121 proof. The first half of each sip is a 7 out of 10, the finish is a 6 out of 10. The more my mouth gets used to the burn, the sweeter this becomes. Of all the tastes that use the word "honey" this one is the most accurate. Overall, very, very good. This one will get picked up first a lot more.44.99 USD per Bottle
Elijah Craig Small Batch Bourbon
Bourbon — Kentucky, USATasted April 22, 2020SIP #1: Nose of apple cider vinegar or that blast of fumes that hits you when you walk into a busy nail salon. Initial spicy and hot bite hides the leather and vanilla, fades into that taste like you get when you’re almost ready to swallow a bite of red apple but all that’s left in your mouth to chew is the bitter red peel. For me, this is like a knock off eagle rare. It will love you long time, but don’t post any pictures as you won’t be proud tomorrow. SIP #2: "Nose of bitter red apple peel and fresh out of the box tennis shoes, flash of sugar cube sweetness on the lips, red popsicle on the tip of your tongue, with a hot but thin finish. Shines like a cubic zirconia on a MILF in a red dress."
Weller Special Reserve Bourbon
Bourbon — Kentucky, USATasted February 22, 2020Nose of cinnamon, maple syrup, and honey. Makes me think of the subtle sweetness of a clover blossom. Rich, round, and sweet, the flavors are golden and regal. The flavor extends like reverb extends a guitar power chord. One of my top 5 tastes.
Stolichnaya Salted Karamel
Flavored Vodka — LatviaTasted January 20, 2020Made with grains of wheat and rye, filtered through Russian birch charcoal and quartz sand. Offers a clean and neutral base, first flash is of real butter, then obviously a salted caramel flavor. The smooth mouthfeel is pleasant but not syrupy and it’s flavor authentically replicates those little wrapped square caramel candies very precisely. Nice sipping over ice to warm up on a cold night. Takes me back to a Moscow brothel in 1986.
Empress 1908 Gin
Distilled Gin — British Columbia, CanadaTasted January 20, 2020I’m 51 years old and this is my first taste of gin. It’s like Vladimir Putin had a love child with a Disney princess. It’s made with 6 botanicals: Fairmont (hotel) Empress blend tea, juniper, grapefruit peel, coriander seed, rose petal, butterfly pea blossom (which gives its indigo color), ginger root, and cinnamon bark. Addition of citrus or tonic changes it’s color through a spectrum from blue to pink. Very delicate and tasty!!!
Punta Cana XOX
Dark Rum — Dominican RepublicTasted January 5, 2020Smooooth! Sugar cube sweetness like melted butterscotch candy. Syrupy mouthfeel. This bottle didn’t last long at all! Had to keep sharing with friends and saying “You HAVE to try this!” (If you can find it) I bought my bottle on a local tour in Puna Cana, DR.
Blended — JapanTasted January 4, 2020Nose is freshly peeled green pear with an effervescent note of red apple. Flavor is thin and underwhelming compared to the nose. It begins with an oaken vanilla but finishes with a astringent hydrogen peroxide bite.
High West Campfire
Blended American Whiskey — (bottled in Utah), Multiple CountriesTasted January 4, 2020Nose of sawdust from grandpa’s wood shop mixed with quality leather. A refreshing candied apricot with a crisp green bite but smooth mouth feel. Reminds me of the smoke that rises from a freshly doused campfire.