Bardstown Bourbon Co. Fusion Series #7
Bourbon — Kentucky, USATasted September 23, 2022Apple, wood and almonds on nose. Fruit, oak, slight char, high spice with fairly hot finish- especially for 98 proof.
Little Book Chapter 6: To the Finish
Blended American Whiskey — Kentucky, USATasted September 9, 2022Smoke, brown sugar sweet corn on nose. Fairly strong ethanol, heavy spice, heavier char, sweet and rich. Overall, very good.
Benchmark Bonded Bourbon (100 Proof)
Bourbon — Kentucky, USATasted August 6, 20220.25-0.5* for value. Brown sugar and oak on nose. Sweet, brown sugar, light oak, some spice and a nice finish. My favorite between top floor/bonded/single barrel of benchmark.
Benchmark Single Barrel Bourbon (95 Proof)
Bourbon — Kentucky , USATasted August 6, 20220.25-0.5* for value. More complex than the top floor, spicy long finish. Oak, mild brown sugar.
Benchmark Top Floor Bourbon (86 Proof)
Bourbon — Kentucky, USATasted August 6, 20220.5* boost for value. Simple with apple, mild sweetness and a little heat in the end. Decent overall.
1792 Full Proof Straight Bourbon
Bourbon — Kentucky, USATasted June 13, 2022Vanilla, banana, oak, sugar and spice. Really good bourbon overall. I like fuller proof but this one needs a touch of water/ice.
Stagg Jr Barrel Proof Bourbon Batch 14
Bourbon — Kentucky, USATasted June 7, 2022Nose: brown sugar, candied cherries, vanilla and oak. Full mouth feel with rich lightly smoky caramel and oak, long hot finish. Just a great bourbon. Drinks less than the stated 130 proof but complex.
Town Branch True Cask Bourbon
Bourbon — Kentucky, USATasted May 28, 2022Heavy ethanol, vanilla, fruit on nose. Grains/cereal, citrus, vanilla, baking spices, banana. Fairly hot finish.
Knob Creek 12 Year Small Batch Bourbon
Bourbon — Kentucky, USATasted May 24, 2022Sweet, smoky oak on nose. Fuller mouth feel, sweet alcohol, oak, spices and hot spicy finish. Pretty good overall.
Woodford Reserve Master's Collection Batch Proof 119.8
Bourbon — Kentucky, USATasted May 22, 2022Nice and complex bourbon. Citrus and cherry, vanilla, oak, char on nose. Nice full mouth feel. Salty caramel, burnt brown sugar, toffee, baking spices and long finish. Really good.