Wild Turkey Bourbon 101
Bourbon — Kentucky, USATasted April 16, 2021Not bad. Not really for me. Sweet Vanilla Toffee Caramel Bitter finish Barrel char like a burnt taste
William Larue Weller Bourbon (Fall 2020)
Bourbon — Kentucky, USATasted April 15, 202199” William Larue Weller Nose: Caramel chocolate Toffee Delicate Oak Baking spices Cherry Alcohol pushes nose Pomegranate So inviting Raisin comes through Palate: Cherry Pomegranate Bright Didn’t start burning until 30 seconds after the sip Oily chocolate Lingering raisin Tobacco Cinn spice
Knob Creek 15 Year Kentucky Straight Bourbon
Bourbon — Kentucky, USATasted April 15, 202189” Knob Creek 15 Caramel Oak Vanilla Caramelized chocolate Sweet smooth balanced nose Hits everything you’d want an aged bourbon to Palate Rich Chocolate Caramel Vanilla Baking spices Oak Finish A little bitter
Colonel E.H. Taylor, Jr. Single Barrel Bourbon
Bourbon — Kentucky, USATasted April 15, 202187” Colonel Taylor Single Barrel Nose: Caramel Honey Grain Creamy vanilla Brown sugar Palate: Buttery Butterscotch Brown sugar Raisins pushes hard Rye spice Background Oak Background Leather Wow
Milagro Select Barrel Reserve Reposado Tequila
Tequila Reposado — Los Altos, Jalisco, MexicoTasted April 15, 202178” very peppery, i’d drink it again but wouldn’t buy it. Nose: Cooked agave Grapefruit Pepper Oak Caramel Vanilla Ethanol Palate: Peppery Cooked agave Grapefruit Caramel Vanilla Ethanol
Basil Hayden's Dark Rye
Other Whiskey — Multiple CountriesTasted April 15, 202184 I enjoyed this. Was like drinking a Manhattan in a bottle. Nice for a change of pace.
San Matias Tahona Reposado
Tequila Reposado — Jalisco, MexicoTasted March 21, 2021San Matias Tahona Repo 88 Nose Agave Chocolate Cinnamon Vanilla butter Minerals Palate Agave Butter Vanilla Chocolate Bourbon spice Buttery Minerals Nice dense mouthfeel. Excellent blend of flavor that compliments the agave. Damn! Delicious!
Siembra Valles Blanco Tequila
Tequila Blanco — Tequila Valley, Jalisco, MexicoTasted March 8, 202190” “HOLY WOW! Nose Agave Citrus Pepper Herbaceous Palate Agave citrus Light Honey Herbal/ Earthy Pepper Vegetal Agave Finish is long and oily. Pepper holds solid but fades nicely. The pepper spice pushes the agave and leaves a nice warm tingle. Art is here. Nice body. Balance is there.
Jack Daniel's Single Barrel Rye
Rye — Tennessee, USATasted February 26, 2021Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel Rye Nose Vanilla banana custard Light spice Smooth Creamy Light Palette Follows nose Vanilla banana custard Banana cream pie Barrel spice Du Leche Custard lingers Creamy mouthfeel Vanilla bomb
Wathen's Single Barrel Bourbon
Bourbon — Kentucky, USATasted February 26, 2021Wathen’s Single Barrel 70 Nose Caramel Sweet Light Palette Light fruit Caramel Pecan Honey Mellow light sweet Not a ton going on here. Very underwhelming. Youthful. Lacking depth and finish. Not worth the price tag.