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Check out our weekly Bourbon Reviews from our collaborative partner, Chad Watson, from @mydailybourbon on Instagram.

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Stellum Bourbon

Stellum Bourbon

Proof: 114.98 Age: NAS Distillery: Barrell Craft Spirits / Stellum Mashbill: N/A —— Nose: Allspice, apricot, black pepper, banana, chocolate covered cherry, musty oak, burnt vanilla, orange peel, toasted hazelnut, leather, vegetal/earthy/tea. — Taste: Buttery/subtle...

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Kentucky Owl The Wiseman

Kentucky Owl The Wiseman

Proof: 90.8 Age: 4-8 year Distillery: Kentucky Owl (BBC+sourced) Mashbill: Mixed —— Nose: Green apple, caramel, cinnamon, citrus peel, ginger, apricot, corn, strawberry, leather, vanilla — Taste: Crisp/thin mouthfeel. Green apple, cinnamon, sweet caramel, leather,...

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Virgil Kaine Ribbon-Rail Rye

Virgil Kaine Ribbon-Rail Rye

Proof: 99.2 Age: 4 and 5 year rye Distillery: Virgil Kaine | Lowcountry Whiskey Co. Mashbill: N/A —— Nose: Dill, fresh hay, chocolate, burnt caramel, fresh ground coffee, strawberry, ginger, malt, pineapple, vanilla, tobacco, mint. — Taste: Buttery/silky mouthfeel....

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Colonel Lee Bourbon

Colonel Lee Bourbon

Colonel Lee ——— Proof: 80 Age: At least 36 months Distillery: Barton Mashbill: N/A —— Nose: Banana, apricot, sweet caramel, cinnamon, coconut, corn grain, sawdust, peach, honey, spearmint, vanilla syrup, ginger. — Taste: Buttery/thin mouthfeel. light cinnamon, bananas...

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Peerless Single Barrel Store Pick

Peerless Single Barrel Store Pick

Proof: 108.3 Age: 4.2 years Distillery: Peerless Mashbill: N/A —— Nose: Allspice, apple, butterscotch, burnt caramel, cherry syrup, nutmeg, charred oak, sweet vanilla, pipe tobacco, coffee, cornbread, heavy ethanol. — Taste: Velvety, astringent mouthfeel. Coffee,...

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Down Home Toasted Wheat Whiskey (Liquor Barn Pick)

Down Home Toasted Wheat Whiskey (Liquor Barn Pick)

Proof: 119.6 Age: N/A Distillery: Down Home (MGP sourced) Mashbill: MGP wheat mash —— Nose: fresh bread, French toast, heavy ethanol, toasted sugar, burnt caramel, wheat grain, burnt vanilla, heavy char, maple syrup coffee, — Taste: Sharp/Metallic mouthfeel. toasted...

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Buffalo Trace Bourbon

Buffalo Trace Bourbon

Proof: 90 Age: 7-8 year Distillery: Buffalo Trace Distillery Mashbill: MB1 —— Nose: Allspice, apple, sweet caramel, corn, floral, cherry, clove, light grape, honey, light leather, sweet oak, dried red fruit, vanilla. — Taste: Thin/Silky mouthfeel. Apricot, brown...

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Hillbilly Bourbon

Hillbilly Bourbon

Proof: 86 Age: Minimum of 6 months Distillery: Hillbilly Spirits Mashbill: N/A —— Nose: plastic, ethanol, corn, green tea, grass — Taste: corn, vinegar, grass, hay — Finish: bad. — Overall: This isn’t a serious review by any means. Well, yes it is. This was a gift...

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Old Pogue Master’s Select

Old Pogue Master’s Select

Proof: 91 Age: NAS Distillery: Old Pogue (contract distilled by Heaven Hill) Mashbill: N/A —— Nose: Allspice, black pepper, burnt match, ethical, butterscotch, burnt caramel, honey, nutmeg, musty oak, leather, tobacco, dried fruit — Taste: Metallic/oily. Black tea,...

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Evan Williams 1783 (90 Proof)

Evan Williams 1783 (90 Proof)

Proof: 90 Age: 6-8 small batch Distillery: Heaven Hill Mashbill: 78/10/12 —— Nose: almond, butterscotch, sweet caramel, peanut brittle, fig, honey, charred oak, vanilla. — Taste: Oily/Thin. brown sugar, sweet caramel, chocolate covered cherry, honey, raisin, black...

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