Whiskey Acres Releases 5.5 Grain Bourbon

What came first, the farm or the distillery? In the case of Whiskey Acres Distilling Co. in Dekalb, Illinois the answer is the farm but distilling wasn’t far behind according to the family photo dated 1897. You see this farm distillery was co-founded by 4th generation...

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Angels Envy Cask Strength Still One of the Best

The 2018 release of Angel’s Envy Cask Strength bourbon reasserts the brand’s dominance in a particularly up-and-coming segment of the bourbon market. We’ve had nice things to say about Angel’s Envy Cask Strength (from $134; drizly.com) in the past, but since every...

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Black Feather American Bourbon Whiskey Review

DISTILLER: Black Feather Whiskey (sourced whiskey from MGP) MASH BILL: 70% Corn | 21% Rye | 9% Malted Barley AGE: Two years (a blend of two and three-year selections) YEAR: 2018 PROOF: 86 (43% ABV) MSRP: $29.00NOSE: Ethanol | Nutmeg | Vanilla | Oak | Citrus TASTE:...

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Ragged Branch Wheated Bourbon Review

When it comes to a whiskey’s profile, grain bills can only tell you so much. You can draw certain generalizations about flavor profile if you’re armed with the knowledge that there’s a sizable percentage of rye, or wheat, or oats, or malted grains involved, but...

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Jim Beam Repeal Batch Bourbon Review

Just last month, Jim Beam introduced a new limited-release whiskey called Jim Beam Repeal Batch. It’s an 86-proof, non-chill filtered bourbon that was inspired by the same liquid produced by the Beam family following Prohibition’s repeal in 1933. This new bottle...

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J.H. Cutter Whisky review

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow wrote, “All things must change.” George Harrison sang, “All things must pass.” French writer Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr wrote, “The more things change, the more they remain the same.” All of these wise men could also be describing the world...

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