Tag Archive: Kentucky Straight Bourbon

Mar 07

NWC: “Everything but the Kitchen Sink!”

Newcomers Whisky Club: “Everything but the Kitchen Sink!” Tasting   I’ve referenced in a couple of the recent posts that our Newcomers Whisky Club had a big blowout tasting event in February which was, sadly, my last hurrah leading this great group! The underlying motivation for this bash was our impending move to Spain. As I am …

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Feb 20

NWC November Meeting updated – Americana!

In the midst of everything else I’ve got going on at the moment, I realized that I hadn’t finished the update about our final Newcomers Whisky Club meeting of 2016…which was in November! 😳 So I wanted to finish this and get the information posted! Our theme for this tasting was “Americana,” and was an …

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Oct 27

Maker’s Mark, KY Straight Bourbon Whisky

Maker’s Mark, a Kentucky Straight Bourbon whisky from the Beam Suntory stable, is one of those nearly iconic whiskys with widespread recognition and broad appeal. Almost certainly, you will find a bottle on the shelf at almost any bar or restaurant, easily recognized by its traditional squarish bottle and the distinctive, hand-dipped, red wax seal with the …

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May 11

Old Forester Birthday Bourbon 2015

The Old Forester Birthday Bourbon 2015 …..yes, another annual, “special release”, that hits the markets in the fall, but this one still flies a bit under the radar, which is good news that may not last for much longer as more bourbon fans discover this little gem. And even more to like….contrary to so many of …

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Feb 17

Willett Pot Still Reserve, Kentucky Straight Bourbon

I’m going to continue this run of bourbon reviews with a review of Willett Pot Still Reserve, Kentucky Straight Bourbon. This is a single barrel release, from barrel #9551, that was bottled back in 2013. Given that the Willett Distillery was closed from the early 1980’s until January 2012, this is a sourced bourbon. I could …

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