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Basil Hayden Rye Whiskey Review

Basil Hayden Rye

By Richard Thomas Rating: B- What with Basil Hayden gaining in popularity in recent years, it was inevitable that it would see a brand extension. After all, Knob Creek has seen three such extensions: the 120-proof Single Barrel; the Rye; and the Maple. And because Basil Hayden was the premium high rye expression of Jim Beam (when first introduced it ...

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Rebel Yell Single Barrel Bourbon 2017 Coming

Rebel Yell Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey has released the 2017 edition of its highly sought-after Rebel Yell Single Barrel, meticulously aged for a full 10 years and bottled at 100 proof, one barrel at a time. This hand-bottled wheated bourbon launched in 2016 in limited quantity, with 2,000 cases available nationwide. In 2017, Rebel Yell Single Barrel will once again ...

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Buffalo Trace Experimental Collection Adds Six Grain Whiskey

Buffalo Trace Distillery has experimented with a variety of grains in their latest Experimental Collection release, six grains in one bourbon to be exact. The latest release is named Organic Six Grain Whiskey. Distilled in early May 2010, this whiskey mash bill contains an assortment of grains; corn, buckwheat, brown rice, sorghum, wheat, and rice. These grains were milled, cooked ...

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Hellyers Road Slightly Peated Australian Whisky Review

Hellyers Road Slightly Peated Single Malt

By Emma Briones Rating: C- Hellyers Road is one of the distilleries in the up and coming Australian whisky scene. The distillery, located in the north-west of Tasmania, produces the best-selling locally crafted Australian whisky and exports over 20 countries. Founded in 1999 by a group of dairy farmers, nowadays it produces 8 regular expressions and 3 limited editions. The ...

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