Reviews

 

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

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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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Wild Turkey 101 Bourbon

Wild Turkey 101 Bourbon

Wild Turkey Bourbon 101 ——— Proof: 101 Age: NAS (7-8 years) Distillery: Wild Turkey Mashbill: —— Nose: Almond, Cinnamon, Clove, Caramel, Vanilla, Musty Oak, Leather, Pipe Tobacco, Burnt Orange Peel, Chocolate, Honey, Butterscotch. — Taste: Oily/Velvety. Brown sugar,...

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Coalition Straight Rye Margaux Barriques Finish

Coalition Straight Rye Margaux Barriques Finish

Proof: 90.8 Age: NAS Distillery: Kentucky Artisan Mashbill: 90 rye/10 malted rye —— Nose: Apricot, caramel, cedar, clove, ethanol, ginger, prune, raisin, honey, mint, musty leather, floral. — Taste: Buttery/Astringent. Bitter tea, blackberry, apricot, almond, rye...

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New Riff Winter Whiskey

New Riff Winter Whiskey

Proof: 100 Age: 4 years old Distillery: New Riff Mashbill: 65 corn/20 malted oats/7 pale ale malt/5 steel cut oat/3 chocolate malt —— Nose: Almond, burnt caramel, cardamom, cocoa powder, clove, coffee, corn, ethanol, grassy/earthy, plum, sawdust — Taste:...

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Rebel Yell 100 Wheated Bourbon

Rebel Yell 100 Wheated Bourbon

Proof: 100 Age: NAS Distillery: Lux Row Mashbill: 68/20/12 —— Nose: Almond, Apricot, Butterscotch, Burnt Toast, Caramel, Cinnamon, Cherry, Cornbread, Ethanol, Wheat Grain, Musty oak, Nutmeg, Vanilla — Taste: Thin/Silky mouthfeel. Apricot, Brown Butter, Brown Sugar,...

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