It was once more common in the United States, but fell out of favor for bourbon and blended brands. But the glories of a good rye whiskey have been making a comeback in some circles. Case in point is Michter's US '1′ Single Barrel Straight Rye Whiskey. The folks at Michter's have made a...

Oak Project, a collection of 90-proof bourbons that will sell for $46 for a 375-ml bottle. This decades-in-the-making project is a goldmine for whiskey lovers. The project began more than two decades ago, when Buffalo Trace hand selected specific trees to create barrels to make their...

Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve Bourbon Whiskey is distilled by Buffalo Trace, but follows an old formula and process created by the Van Winkle family over several generations. The Family Reserve line includes 15, 20 and 23 year old vintages. The whiskey is aged in oak barrels, and uses...

The growth of the craft beer industry over the last 20 years has spread into the whiskey world, and many quality small distillers have emerged in the past decade. The latest example is Wyoming Whiskey, a small batch bourbon whiskey distilled in Kirby, Wyoming. The folks at Wyoming Whiskey...

Hailing from the WL Weller & Sons Distillery, but now owned by Buffalo Trace Distillery, is the exceptionally fine (and modestly priced) Old Weller Antique 107 Bourbon. At only about $20 for a bottle of Old Weller Antique 107, this is a great buy. It is surprising complex as well as smooth....

Canadian Whiskey has often taken a second-tier status amongst whiskey aficionados. It is seen as thin and bland by many. Without character. That brings us to Caribou Crossing Single Barrel Canadian Whiskey. Made by the folks at Buffalo Trace Distillery, we were surprised by the almost orange...

a bit of an afterthought to Scotch and bourbon, but Redemption Whiskey is looking to change that with three new limited-edition straight rye whiskey expressions – The Aged Barrel Proof Collection of straight rye whiskey: Aged 7 Years, 8 Years, and 10 Years. The Redemption Aged Barrel Proof...

in two offerings, Blade and Bow Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey and Blade and Bow 22-Year-Old Limited Release Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, each variant possesses its own distinctive liquid characteristics. Awarded Gold at the 2015 San Francisco World Spirits Competition, Blade and...

We found Baker's 7 Year Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey best experienced neat. If you want to cut the sweetness a bit, add an ice cube or two, or a splash of water. It's very smooth and rich. It's a nice bourbon to give to someone who isn't accustomed to drinking their whiskey without...

Our host joined us a short time later with an unopened bottle of Breckenridge Bourbon Whiskey. He said we were 'in for a treat' as he opened the bottle. He could not have been more right. Let's start with the maker of this fine spirit. At an altitude of 9,600 feet, the Breckenridge...

 

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