1792 Single Barrel Bourbon
Bourbon — Kentucky, USATasted October 16, 2019Fruits and pepper on the nose, the palate consists of cherry spices with maybe a hint of butterscotch finish. Not the most complex but it doesn’t break the bank - easy drinker
Wild Turkey Master's Keep Cornerstone Rye
Rye — Kentucky, USATasted August 6, 2019N - Dark brown sugar, slight hint of spice P - Apple, baking spice, mellow and sweet F - Smooth and sweet, easy to drink neat. The Apple finish is definitely there. It’s quite good, probably my top 3 rye but doesn’t hold a candle to Booker’s Rye in my opinion. Worth the shot if you can try it
WhistlePig The Boss Hog V: The Spirit of Mauve
Rye — (bottled in Vermont), CanadaTasted July 14, 2019Read Fetness’ comment below - it’s spot on for my judgement. Pretty complex rye, lots of spice and subtle heat. Worth the pour!
Smooth Ambler Old Scout Single Barrel Cask Strength Bourbon 13 Year
Bourbon — Indiana (bottled in West Virginia), USATasted July 14, 2019Sweet, smooth and slightly nutty
WhistlePig 15 Year Estate Oak Rye
Rye — (bottled in) Vermont, CanadaTasted July 3, 2019Sweet nose, smooth and no burn. Light dill, good for the price of pour
Jim Beam Distiller's Masterpiece
Bourbon — Kentucky, USATasted July 3, 2019Rich, surprisingly smoky, smooth with sweet hints of dark chocolate
Michter's US*1 Toasted Barrel Finish Bourbon (2018 Release)
Bourbon — Kentucky, USATasted June 22, 2019Oak on the nose with baking spices. Smooth with a nice mixture of sweet up front and then spices. It’s good but I’m not sure I understand the secondary price hype over it
Lock Stock & Barrel Straight Rye Whiskey 18 Year
Rye — CanadaTasted June 7, 2019N - dark chocolate, floral P - baking spices with chocolate notes, really opens up with a drop or two of water F - smooth and sweet, light bit of heat going down Very nice
Lock Stock & Barrel Straight Rye Whiskey 16 Year
Rye — CanadaTasted June 7, 2019N - Sweet and floral, small hint of spice P - Sweet up front followed by a trail of spices and low heat. Caramel, dark chocolate F - Sweet trail with a nice smooth finish, cinnamon?
Booker's 25th Anniversary Bourbon
Bourbon — Kentucky, USATasted May 23, 2019N - Had to go deep to get a good nose, dark chocolate and caramel, rich candied with spice linger P - Sweet and floral up front with an incredible chocolate finish. Very unique. F - Chocolate! Incredibly smooth, juicy finish Floral, sweet and chocolatey vibes. Like I say in other rare Booker’s reviews - never pass it up given the opportunity.