Colonel E.H. Taylor, Jr. Straight Rye Bottled in Bond
Rye — Kentucky, USATastedA little pricey but excellent grassy spicy rye. Spice and grass and toffee on the nose. Spice and burned candy and leather in the mouth, oak and vanilla and sweet finish. Really love this rye.
Colonel E.H. Taylor, Jr. Small Batch Bottled in Bond Bourbon
Bourbon — Kentucky, USATastedSweet corn and oak/vanilla on the nose, sweet toffee and viscous mouth feel, short finish. Very nice for the price, but it is pricey.
Four Roses Single Barrel Bourbon
Bourbon — Kentucky, USATastedultra smooth, lighter body, light oak and rye spice. Mostly corn butter sweet with spiced caramel. good but not unusual.
Van Winkle Family Reserve Rye 13 Year
Rye — Kentucky, USATastedRich and spicy grass with oak. Used to drink this all the time, as a regular rye cocktail mixer, and then it disappeared from store shelves and price shot up. So good, too bad, rarity marketing. Still have an unopened bottle tucked away.
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Bourbon
Bourbon — Kentucky, USATastedReally good but too expensive for the product. Rarity marketing.
W.L. Weller Antique 107
Bourbon — Kentucky, USATastedGreat taste price point, especially for mixed drinks. smooth and sweet wheated bourbon with some heat at 107 proof.
W.L. Weller 12 Year
Bourbon — Kentucky, USATastedsweet, light oak on the tongue, smooth light body, then gone. good sipping but wanted this to be more complex.
W.L. Weller Special Reserve
Bourbon — Kentucky, USATastedSmooth wheated bourbon. sweet fruit, oak, and a crisp finish. easy sipping.
Redbreast 12 Year
Single Pot Still — IrelandTastedExcellent Irish whiskey. Light peat and salt, grain sweet body with a little spice, excellent with a little ice.
Beehive Distilling Jack Rabbit Gin
Modern Gin — Utah, USATastedSage and juniper, with coriander floral citrus underneath. great expression of terroir (Utah sagebrush) in this new American gin. good juniper and a dose of sage. not too citrus.