Bourbon Reviews


Michter’s Blind Tasting

Michter’s Blind Tasting


Posted By on Jun 25, 2015

We hosted our first tasting Saturday May 30, and it was a huge success! We tried three Michter’s varieties: Bourbon, Rye, and Sour Mash. We invited some of our closest friends and had a blast. The night began with some cocktails (recipes from some of our favorite bourbon chefs: Kathleen Purvis & Edward Lee). Purvis’ book Bourbon: a Savor the South Cookbook has some truly phenomenal recipes in it. The delicious Bourbon Slush...

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Angel’s Envy Rye Review

Angel’s Envy Rye Review


Posted By on Jun 25, 2015

Today’s choice: Angel’s Envy Rye THE RATING → 5 pours; move this to the top of your wish-list. Want to know why? Read on below … Angel’s Envy Bourbon has become one of the most popular bourbons in the market (and for good reason). Lincoln Henderson found a superior product and finished it in port barrels to give it a truly delicious and unique flavor. The Rye is given another unique finish that separates it apart from an...

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Larceny Bourbon Review

Larceny Bourbon Review


Posted By on Jun 25, 2015

This week we are taking a closer look at Larceny Bourbon. Larceny is a wheater, a bourbon that has wheat as its secondary grain as opposed to rye or barley. It is produced by the monster distillery Heaven Hill Distilleries Bourbon Heritage Center, one of the last “family owned” distilleries in Kentucky. Wheat Bourbons are pretty popular these days, with brands such as Weller and Makers being its direct competitors. The...

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For our first Bourbon Review, we decided to do a side-by-side comparison of Jefferson’s Reserve and Jefferson’s Reserve Groth Cask, which is Jefferson’s Reserve finished in a cabernet sauvignon cask. A couple notes about the company: 1) I love Jefferson’s and think they’re a great company; 2) They don’t distill on-site; rather, they take casks from several other distillers and blend it to their liking. (This is actually a pretty...

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Bourbon Review Criteria

Bourbon Review Criteria


Posted By on May 17, 2015

Before we share our first review, we wanted to give a little overview of our criteria and basic thought process. Disclaimer: we are not professional tasters. However, we are huge fans fanatics of bourbon (and whiskeys as a whole). David is going to take over now to share our approach: I love this “water of life” and have spent the last year throwing myself into learning everything I can find about it. I consider the history, the...

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