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Abraham Bowman Gingerbread Cocoa Finished Bourbon Review

Abraham Bowman Beer-Finished Bourbon

By Father John Rayls Rating: B+ The A. Smith Bowman Distillery is a small Virginia-based operation, owned by Sazerac and specializing in limited editions and special releases. They first captured my attention about a year and a half ago when I reviewed the limited release of their high rye bourbon. It was a very interesting whiskey, and I went to ...

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Rebel Yell 10 Year Old Single Barrel Bourbon Review

Rebel Yell 10 Year Old Single Barrel Bourbon

By Randall H. Borkus Rating: B+ The original phrase “rebel yell” was for the Confederate soldier’s battle cry, used during the American Civil War when charging an enemy position. It was intended to intimidate and lift the confidence of the troops, and is thought to have been influenced either by the Scottish or Native American war cry traditions. Noted historian Shelby Foote once described it as “a fox hunt ...

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Copperworks American Malt 001 Whiskey Review

Copperworks American Malt Whiskey

By Debbie Shocair Rating: A- There is a reason I’m so vocal in my excitement about American craft whiskey, and this expression from Copperworks Distilling Co. in Seattle exemplifies why. Their Release 001 began as a craft beer brewed from two varieties of pale malt before being twice distilled in traditional copper pot stills and growing up to be a ...

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Booker’s Bluegill Creek Bourbon Review

Booker's Bluegill Creek Bourbon

By Debbie Shocair Rating: B+ I hold tremendous respect for the Beam family and for Booker’s Bourbon, the unfiltered and uncut expression of the Beam Small Batch Collection inaugurated twenty years ago. Booker’s has changed over that time, and now comes in discrete batches. Fred Noe, 7th generation master distiller for Beam, has selected Booker’s Bluegill Creek, the fourth release ...

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Jim Beam Double Oak Bourbon Review

Jim Beam Double Oak Bourbon

By April Manning Rating: C Jim Beam is the world’s best selling bourbon brand, and they have introduced yet another addition to the family. Master Distiller Fred Noe made an example of being “innovating while also staying true to (Beam) family’s traditions” by presenting Jim Beam Double Oak. Noe is a seventh generation distiller in the Beam family, a statement ...

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