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Old Bones Bourbon 15-Year Reserve Review [2021]

Old Bones Bourbon 15-Year Reserve Review [2021]

Old Bones Bourbon is a small batch bourbon released from Backbone Bourbon Co.  We have named Old Bones Bourbon one of our best bourbons over $100 as of spring of 2021. It is Backbone Bourbon Co.'s aged expression released in limited quantities. Seven batches have been released as of early 2021 with bourbons aged between 10 to 15 years old....

Every Old Grand-Dad Bourbon Reviewed [2021]

Every Old Grand-Dad Bourbon Reviewed [2021]

Old Grand-Dad Bourbon is made by Jim Beam Distillery, but it has a long history before Beam acquired it. In the mid-1800s, Raymond B. Hayden created the brand in honor of his grandfather Meredith Basil Hayden Sr. You may recognize that name because Basil Hayden is another brand in the Jim Beam portfolio. The Hayden family opened their first...

Every Four Roses Bourbon Reviewed [2021]

Every Four Roses Bourbon Reviewed [2021]

Four Roses Bourbon is the comeback kid of the bourbon boom. Jim Rutledge rescued the neglected brand by focusing on quality above all else. Here we are today and Four Roses has one of the most sought after limited releases every fall as well as drove of fanatics who hunt down their single barrel barrel strength expressions. These Four Roses fans...

The Ultimate Pappy Van Winkle Whiskey Guide

The Ultimate Pappy Van Winkle Whiskey Guide

Let's start with the basics. First, I know not all the whiskeys below are Pappy Van Winkle Whiskeys. However, that's how people search to find out more about these rare whiskeys. To drill down, only three of the whiskeys made by the Van Winkle family are Pappy Van Winkle. Those include the Family Reserve 15 Year, 20 Year, and 23 Year. The other...

Every Eagle Rare Bourbon Reviewed [2021]

Every Eagle Rare Bourbon Reviewed [2021]

Eagle Rare has a long history. Originally, it was released by Seagram's as a competitor to Wild Turkey 101. Now ER10 is distilled by Buffalo Trace and is one of the best values at $30 for a 10-year bourbon. Related: Eagle Rare 17 (BTAC) Review George T. Stagg (BTAC) Uncut Unfiltered Review Buffalo Trace Review Stagg Jr. Barrel Proof Reviewed E.H....

Maker’s Mark Private Select Reviews [2021]

Maker’s Mark Private Select Reviews [2021]

Maker's Mark Private Select has transformed Maker's bourbon lineup. For many years, Maker’s only offered one product — Maker’s Mark bottled at 90 proof. That’s changed in recent years although they still use their historic mashbill for all new products which include cask strength, 46, and what I’ll be reviewing, the Maker’s Mark Private Select....

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