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Jack Daniel’s Sinatra Select Review

Jack Daniel’s Sinatra Select Review

Frank Sinatra's love of Jack Daniels is legend — so hang on tight for the story behind Jack Daniel's Sinatra Select. He helped take Jack Daniel's from regional TN whiskey distillery to worldwide whiskey powerhouse. All it took was a single endorsement in 1955. Ol'...

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Booker’s C-J-06-86 Review (Dusty)

Booker’s C-J-06-86 Review (Dusty)

Booker’s Bourbon Batches from 1979 to 2007 had markings on the label for the barreled date. Starting in 2013 the Booker’s Bourbon Batches displayed the dump date, so Booker’s C-J-06-86 was barreled in October 6, 1986 and dumped in October 6, 1993. It is the 11th...

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Old Fitzgerald Bottled in Bond Review (Complete Guide)

Old Fitzgerald Bottled in Bond Review (Complete Guide)

Old Fitzgerald Bottled in Bond is a unique wheater because of its Bottled in Bond status, and it excels at balancing oak with sweet, delicate fruit notes. It's also a limited release that can be easier to find. I also appreciate that Heaven Hill changes the price each...

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Wild Turkey Master’s Keep Review (Complete Guide)

Wild Turkey Master’s Keep Review (Complete Guide)

Wild Turkey Master's Keep is an underappreciated limited release from Wild Turkey. Each year has demonstrated the Russell's skill as master distillers and shown how they could innovate with different blends, grains, and requirements like Bottled in Bond. Start...

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Elijah Craig Single Barrel Reviews (Complete Guide)

Elijah Craig Single Barrel Reviews (Complete Guide)

Elijah Craig Small Batch Bourbon should be a staple in your bourbon dailies. It has the sweet and spice similar to Weller Antique but Elijah Craig has more in terms of oak. For those who love oak notes in their bourbon Elijah Craig Single Barrels are your huckleberry....

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Homemade Bourbon Peach Cobbler Recipe

Homemade Bourbon Peach Cobbler Recipe

I love cooking with bourbon, so I collaborated with my wife who's the baker in our home to add some delicious bourbon to her already out of this world skillet peach cobbler. The results didn't disappoint. This homemade bourbon peach cobbler is out of bounds good. I've...

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Weller Bourbon Complete Guide | Weller Bourbon Reviews

Weller Bourbon Complete Guide | Weller Bourbon Reviews

Weller bourbon is the original wheated bourbon (the secondary grain in the mash bill is wheat as opposed to rye). It was created in 1849 by W. L. Weller & Sons and refined in its current format by the Stitzel-Weller Distillery in different versions from 1935 to...

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Beginner’s Guide to Bourbon (2020)

Beginner’s Guide to Bourbon (2020)

Everyone who gets into bourbon asks these same questions, so we've compiled the complete beginner's guide to bourbon. If you have additional questions please leave a comment and we'll answer it there. Start shopping for bourbon swag for your journey. The Bard’s Shop...

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Best Bourbons Ranked for Every Budget (2020)

Best Bourbons Ranked for Every Budget (2020)

Bourbon is America's native spirit — that fact isn't up for debate. It was enshrined in law by Congress in 1964. Its popularity is booming and it doesn't seem like there's anything that can slow it down. According to the Kentucky's Distiller Associate, here are some...

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Michter’s Toasted Stave Project (ft. Beyond Barrels)

Michter’s Toasted Stave Project (ft. Beyond Barrels)

I'm always interested in innovation with bourbon when it results in product that's good to drink. First, let me tell you the wrong way to do it: cheap, small barrels. Most of the time these barrels don't state the quality of the wood (hint: because it's poor — see the...

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Bonded Beam 1963 Decanter Review (Complete Guide)

Bonded Beam 1963 Decanter Review (Complete Guide)

Whiskey has seen several rise and falls. World War II causes a dip in whiskey production and therefore sales and in the 70s whiskey took a hit as Vodka started to boom and people preferred lighter spirits. These Bonded Beam 1963...

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Jim Beam Distillery (Complete Guide)

Jim Beam Distillery (Complete Guide)

There is no way I could cover everything there is to say about Jim Beam at one time, so my plan is to continually update this page as time permits for me to research and write more. Jim Beam is a historic brand of bourbon whiskey headquartered in Clermont, KY. Owned...

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Baker’s 13 Year Old Single Barrel Review (Complete Guide)

Baker’s 13 Year Old Single Barrel Review (Complete Guide)

Baker's 13 Year Old Single Barrel is the first ever limited release for Jim Beam's Baker's Bourbon brand. It will be followed by a standard release Baker's bourbon single barrel that will retail at $70 and be a minimum of 7 years old. "Baker's Bourbon has always been...

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Little Book Whiskey Review (Complete Guide)

Little Book Whiskey Review (Complete Guide)

Little Book Whiskey is an annual, limited release from Jim Beam and is a blended by Freddie Noe, grandson of Booker Noe and son of Freddie Noe, current Master Distiller at Beam. This blended whiskey is uncut and unfiltered. Many blended whiskey will use neutral...

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Weller Full Proof Single Barrel Reviews (Complete Guide)

Weller Full Proof Single Barrel Reviews (Complete Guide)

For any bourbon nerd, the Weller Full Proof Single Barrel needs no introduction. The brand has expanded the last three years — from the original trinity of Weller Special Reserve, Antique 107, and 12 Year to now include CYBP (2018), Weller Full Proof (Summer 2019),...

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Mic Drop 3 Bourbon Review

Mic Drop 3 Bourbon Review

Mic Drop 3 Bourbon is a sourced bourbon whiskey from PM Spirits. The founder Nicolas Palazzi has history with spirits as his family made wine and cognac in the legendary Bordeaux region in France. Nicolas says, “I loved it, but it was...

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Widow Jane Single Barrel Reviews (Complete Guide)

Widow Jane Single Barrel Reviews (Complete Guide)

Before getting into our Widow Jane Single Barrel review, some quick information about the distillery. Widow Jane was founded in 2012 by Daniel Prieto Preston (owner of Cacao Prieto) in Redhook, Brooklyn, and started off by hand picking barrels from producing...

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Old Forester Birthday Bourbon Review (Complete Guide)

Old Forester Birthday Bourbon Review (Complete Guide)

Old Forester Birthday Bourbon is an annual release and celebrates the birthday of their founder George Garvin Brown on Sept 2nd every year. “September is a special month for us at Old Forester." Campbell Brown, Old Forester President. "We get to mark, in a public...

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119+ Funny Bourbon Memes (The Complete List)

119+ Funny Bourbon Memes (The Complete List)

Let's be honest — who doesn't love a good meme? Well we've got you covered with some of the funniest bourbon memes out there. And there is more to come. We'll keep this post updated as more funny stuff comes along. Right-click an image to save and share with friends...

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Booker’s Bourbon Batches |  List of Booker’s Batches

Booker’s Bourbon Batches | List of Booker’s Batches

Booker's bourbon batches are a barrel strength bourbon made by the Jim Beam distillery. It is uncut and unfiltered. It's generally aged 6 to 8 years with a proof upwards of 121. This is Booker Noe's bourbon, the famous master distiller of Jim Beam in the 80s. The...

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Booker’s 2015-01: Big Man, Small Batch Review

Booker’s 2015-01: Big Man, Small Batch Review

My collection of Booker’s now starts with this crown jewel — Booker's 2015-01 Big Man, Small Batch. What I love about these old Booker’s is the way the wax is brittle. You can’t replicate that. The wax on newer batches peals away...

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Michter’s Toasted Stave Project (ft. Beyond Barrels)

Michter’s Toasted Stave Project (ft. Beyond Barrels)

I'm always interested in innovation with bourbon when it results in product that's good to drink. First, let me tell you the wrong way to do it: cheap, small barrels. Most of the time these barrels don't state the quality of the wood (hint: because it's poor — see the...

Bonded Beam 1963 Decanter Review (Complete Guide)

Bonded Beam 1963 Decanter Review (Complete Guide)

Whiskey has seen several rise and falls. World War II causes a dip in whiskey production and therefore sales and in the 70s whiskey took a hit as Vodka started to boom and people preferred lighter spirits. These Bonded Beam 1963...

Baker’s 13 Year Old Single Barrel Review (Complete Guide)

Baker’s 13 Year Old Single Barrel Review (Complete Guide)

Baker's 13 Year Old Single Barrel is the first ever limited release for Jim Beam's Baker's Bourbon brand. It will be followed by a standard release Baker's bourbon single barrel that will retail at $70 and be a minimum of 7 years old. "Baker's Bourbon has always been...

Little Book Whiskey Review (Complete Guide)

Little Book Whiskey Review (Complete Guide)

Little Book Whiskey is an annual, limited release from Jim Beam and is a blended by Freddie Noe, grandson of Booker Noe and son of Freddie Noe, current Master Distiller at Beam. This blended whiskey is uncut and unfiltered. Many blended whiskey will use neutral...

Mic Drop 3 Bourbon Review

Mic Drop 3 Bourbon Review

Mic Drop 3 Bourbon is a sourced bourbon whiskey from PM Spirits. The founder Nicolas Palazzi has history with spirits as his family made wine and cognac in the legendary Bordeaux region in France. Nicolas says, “I loved it, but it was...

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