Whiskey Reviews

Buffalo Trace Bourbon Whiskey Review

Buffalo Trace straight bourbon whiskey

By Richard Thomas Rating: C+ Buffalo Trace Distillery is located in Franklin County, Kentucky, and the site has hosted whiskey-making since 1776. The oldest building on the grounds dates back to 1792, so by American standards, Buffalo Trace is a truly historic distillation site. Buffalo Trace is also a storied distillery. Once upon a time it went under the name ...

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Four Roses Single Barrel Bourbon Whiskey Review

Four Roses Single Barrel Bourbon Whiskey

Updated June 5, 2016 By Richard Thomas Rating: B Owned by the Japanese beer-maker Kirin, Four Roses Distillery started out making bourbon primarily for export, but Four Roses whiskeys have a growing presence on American liquor store shelves. Four Roses Single Barrel is a signature of the premium end of the Four Roses line, and remains in the Four Roses ...

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Grant’s Ale Cask Finish Scotch Whiskey Review

By Richard Thomas Rating: B Grant’s Ale Cask Finish Scotch is a one of a kind whiskey, turning a well-established relationship between whiskey and beer on its head. Craft beers and microbrews (usually bourbon ales and stouts) have been aged in old whiskey casks for many years, although the idea only became popular during the last decade. Yet Grant’s Ale ...

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