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Buffalo Trace Experimental Collection 2016 #2 (Infrared) Bourbon Review

Buffalo Trace Infrared Experimentals

By Richard Thomas Rating: B This year’s first set of experimental releases from Buffalo Trace is definitely an oddball: the distillery was presumably curious about how exposure to radiative light energy might impact on barrel wood, this on top of a brief charring. Two sets of four barrels were exposed to an infrared (IR) treatment, filled with mash bill #1 ...

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Buffalo Trace Experimental Collection 2016 #1 (Infrared) Bourbon Review

Buffalo Trace Infrared Experimentals

By Richard Thomas Rating: B- Buffalo Trace often displays the innovative spirit of a craft distillery, but with the budget of the big player they are. These are the people who spent roughly $1 million on their Warehouse X, a laboratory for controlling all the major climatic and setting variables that play in maturation, and keep 5,000 barrels of experimental ...

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Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel Barrel Proof Tennessee Whiskey Review (2016)

Jack Daniels' Barrel Prof Single Barrel

By Father John Rayls Rating: A Everyone is familiar with Jack Daniel’s and Tennessee Whiskey, as they are the world’s second-best selling whiskey. We’ve seen it repeatedly in the movies, on TV, heard innumerable songs about it, and know it immediately when we see the bottle. The JD logo is probably as recognizable as Charlie Chaplain, and we know of ...

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KIN White Whiskey Review

KIN White Whiskey

By Richard Thomas Rating: C KIN White Whiskey bills itself as “turning outlaws into legends and rulebreakers in icons,” and from that one might expect a big, ballsy unaged whiksey, despite the standard 80 proof bottling. In fact, it’s singular characteristic is just how smooth it is, quite in contrast to the brand’s edgy-but-chic marketing. The Whiskey A pour of ...

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Bulleit Barrel Strength Bourbon Review

Bulleit Barrrel Strength Bourbon

By Father John Rayls Rating: B+ For the time being, Bulleit Frontier Whiskey is headquartered in the historical (and defunct) Stitzel-Weller Distillery of Pappy Van Winkle fame in Louisville, Kentucky. For the time being, because later this summer they will have a brand new, $115 million plant in Shelbyville. Bulleit is a good everyday-drinking, moderately priced whiskey brand. In 1987, Thomas ...

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