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Barrell Bourbon Batch 009 Review

Barrell Bourbon Batch 009

By Richard Thomas Rating: B+ For those who obsess over age statements as the first (and perhaps only) statement of quality, Barrell Bourbon Batch 009 must be the most eagerly anticipated of that independent bottler’s releases. The reason is printed in two simple numerals on the label: 13, as in 13 years old. None of the Barrell Bourbon batches thus ...

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Elijah Craig Barrel Proof Bourbon Review (January 2017)

Elijah Craig Barrel Proof

By Richard Thomas Rating: B+ Elijah Craig Barrel Proof has undergone a surprising degree of evolution since it’s initial release in 2013. Back then it was the unfiltered, cask strength cousin of Elijah Craig 12 Year Old, released in limited quantities two to four times a year. Then Elijah Craig 12 was discontinued roughly a year ago, making the Barrel ...

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Glenfarclas 105 Scotch Review

Glenfarclas 105 single malt

By Kurt Maitland Rating: B Glenfarclas is a Speyside whisky distillery located in Ballindalloch, Scotland, owned and run by the Grant family (not the same Grant family that owns fellow Speysiders, Balvenie and Glenfiddich). I tell you from personal experience that it is a jewel of a distillery and an exemplar independent operation. Glenfarclas malts are well-made (the winner of ...

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Old Maysville Club Rye Whiskey Review

Old Maysville Bottled in Bond Rye

By Richard Thomas Rating: B The latest product from the Old Pogue Distillery in Maysville, Kentucky, Old Maysville Club is the evolution of their Five Fathers. These are both revivals of Pogue distillery brands, and both based on an old Pogue recipe calling for 100% malted rye. The two year old Five Fathers met with decidedly mixed reviews, but Old ...

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