Booker’s Bourbon Shiny Barrel Batch Review

Booker’s Bourbon Shiny Barrel Batch Review

Booker’s Bourbon 2019-02 “Shiny Barrel Batch” Review: Details and Tasting Notes In Jim Beam’s Words: Back in the day, some of the distillery’s rackhouse workers would carry around “mules” – pieces of plastic tubing they carried in the front of their overalls – and use...
Booker’s 30th Bourbon Review

Booker’s 30th Bourbon Review

MASH BILL: 77% Corn | 13% Rye | 10% Malted Barley AGE: Blend of 9-year-old (70%) and 16-year-old (30%) whiskies YEAR: 2018 PROOF: 125.8 (62.9% ABV) MSRP: $199.00NOSE: Vanilla | Caramel | Oak | Cooked Cherries | Dried Tobacco | Ripe Banana | Wonderfully Uniform...
Basil Haydens Bourbon 10 Years Review

Basil Haydens Bourbon 10 Years Review

Basil Hayden’s is Old Grand-Dad in a fancier bottle. It’s the same whiskey from the same distillery (Jim Beam), but with the fancy label and a reduced proof; typically you’re getting less whiskey for more money. Though in this case, you’re getting something unique,...
Black Feather American Bourbon Whiskey Review

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:...
Ragged Branch Wheated Bourbon Review

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...