Barrel Proof Articles

Every Stellum Whiskey Reviewed [2021 New Release]

Every Stellum Whiskey Reviewed [2021 New Release]

Stellum Whiskeys launched in the Spring of 2021 from the makers of Barrell Bourbon and Rye Whiskeys. To start Stellum Spirits will offer two core expressions — bourbon and rye whiskey. However, Stellum single barrels will soon follow. Like Barrell Whiskeys, Stellum will focus on the craft of blending different...

Larceny Barrel Proof 2021 Batches Ranked

Larceny Barrel Proof 2021 Batches Ranked

Here we are Larceny Barrel Proof 2021 batches are releasing into the wild. Larceny Barrel Proof wheated bourbon was first released in January 2020. 2020's Larceny Barrel Proof did not disappoint, so it'll be interesting how Heaven Hill builds on their success for the second year's batches. As with 2020, three batches will be released in January,...

Every William Larue Weller Reviewed [2021]

Every William Larue Weller Reviewed [2021]

William Larue Weller is an uncut and unfiltered wheated bourbon. In its inception, it was called Weller 19 but was discontinued for five years and re-introduced as William Larue Weller in the Fall of 2005 (with an average of 12 years 5 months). Most whiskey experts suggest the partnership with Julian Van Winkle III in 2002 led to the re-imagining...

Every Thomas H. Handy Reviewed [2021]

Every Thomas H. Handy Reviewed [2021]

Thomas H. Handy is an uncut and unfiltered straight rye whiskey. It’s much younger than Sazerac 18 but comes in at a higher proof (Saz18 is 90 proof compared to the varied barrel proof of Handy). Related: Buffalo Trace Antique Collection (BTAC) Guide George T. Stagg (GTS) Uncut Unfiltered Review Sazerac 18 (Saz18) Rye Whiskey Review William Larue...

Every George T. Stagg Reviewed [2021]

Every George T. Stagg Reviewed [2021]

George T. Stagg is an uncut, unfiltered Kentucky straight bourbon that always packs a flavor punch with every pour. It uses the Buffalo Trace mashbill #1 along with Stagg Jr., Buffalo Trace, Eagle Rare, and Colonel E.H. Taylor. This mash includes Kentucky Corn, Minnesota Rye, and North Dakota Malted Barley at undisclosed percentages. Related:...

Riptide Cask Strength Rye Whiskey Review [2021]

Riptide Cask Strength Rye Whiskey Review [2021]

“We have reimagined whiskey as a California spirit," says CALI Distillery. Riptide Cask Strength Rye Whiskey is a 118 Proof Rye Whiskey from CALI Distillery. They are an up and coming craft distillery focusing on California-style whiskeys based in Los Angeles. It's a 93% rye mashbill with 7% malted barley. Start...

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