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Every Basil Hayden’s Whiskeys Reviewed [2021]

Every Basil Hayden’s Whiskeys Reviewed [2021]

Basil Hayden's bourbon is the same mashbill as Old Grand-Dad which is fitting as Hayden is the Grand-Dad emblazoned on the label. The mashbill is high rye at 27% followed by 63% corn and 10% malted barley. What are the differences between OGD and BH? Old Grand-Dad comes off the still at 127 proof and Basil Hayden's at 120 proof. Basil Hayden's...

Every Heaven Hill Bourbon Reviewed [2021]

Every Heaven Hill Bourbon Reviewed [2021]

Heaven Hill bourbon is a household name in Kentucky. Chances are you've had bourbon from the Bernheim Distillery even if it wasn't branded as Heaven Hill. The Shapiros have owned and operated Heaven Hill since 1935. They are one of the few family-owned distilleries. Who is the largest bourbon distillery in...

Every Elmer T. Lee Single Barrel Bourbon Reviewed [2021]

Every Elmer T. Lee Single Barrel Bourbon Reviewed [2021]

Elmer T. Lee was a legendary master distiller for Buffalo Trace. But he didn't start as a legend. He was hired by Colonel Blanton in 1949 as a maintenance engineer after serving in World War II as a Radar Bombardier. He worked his way through the ranks until he was promoted to Master Distillery in the early 80s but soon retired in 1985. Lee was a...

Every Blanton’s Bourbon Reviewed (Guide 2021)

Every Blanton’s Bourbon Reviewed (Guide 2021)

The legend of Blanton's bourbon goes something like this: During Albert Bacon Blanton tenure as the master distiller at the George T. Stagg Distillery (now Buffalo Trace Distillery), he would regularly select honey barrels from the center of Warehouse H to impress government officials and the like. Colonel Blanton recognized early that Warehouse...

Good Times Bourbon Review [2021]

Good Times Bourbon Review [2021]

Who makes Good Times Bourbon? Good Times Bourbon is distilled by MGP but finished and bottled by Whiskey Thief Distilling Co. in Frankfurt, KY to create unique finished whiskeys and single barrel experiences. They have the widest variety of finishes I've come across. My review will cover the Blackberry Brandy and Tawny...

Country Smooth Premium Whiskey Review

Country Smooth Premium Whiskey Review

Country Smooth was founded by Lori Carcich, the original female Founder and CEO of an American Whiskey Co. She wanted to create a whiskey brand that imaged American ideals and her love of country music. She was a wine drinker first and was looking for a smooth yet flavor whiskey like her favorite wines. Kudos to Lori....

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