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Isaac Bowman Port-Finished Bourbon Review

Isaac Bowman Port-Finished Bourbon

By Richard Thomas Rating: B Virginia’s A. Smith Bowman Distillery is best known these days for its prolific releases of experimental and one-shot whiskeys. So, it’s eye-catching when they make a permanent addition to the line, as with the new Isaac Bowman Port-Finished Bourbon. Isaac Bowman Bourbon builds on the success of one of those one-shot releases from last year, ...

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Bourbon Barrels Now Used To Make Coolers

Bourbon barrel cooler

By April Manning Bourbon and Beyond invited several vendors to the festival and FirstBuild used this opportunity to show off their bourbon related products. FirstBuild is a co-creation community that is subsidized by GE Appliances, giving them access to world-class engineering and design talent. Among their products, the creators at FirstBuild have designed an affordable icemaker for the nugget ice ...

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Barton 1792 Starts An Annual Release, Bottled In Bond Bourbon

Barton 1792 Distillery unveils the most recent limited-edition whiskey in its line of 1792 bourbons, 1792 Bottled-in-Bond Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. This Bottled-in-Bond expression remains true to its heritage and is a testament to the Bottled in Bond act, established in 1897, which revolutionized the quality of American whiskey and gave whiskey drinkers confidence is high quality whiskey made by ...

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Hirsch 8 Year Old High Rye Bourbon Review

Hirsch 8 Year Old Bourbon

By April Manning Rating: C The Hirsch brand roots extend back to a distillery that is a now both a ruin and a National Historical Landmark in Schaefferstown, Pennsylvania. “Schaefferstown Distillery,” or Bomberger’s, has roots that run deep and it claims to be the first distillery established in the United States. It operated for more than two centuries in various ...

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