Whiskey Reviews

Woodford Reserve Master’s Collection Maple Wood Finish Bourbon Whiskey Review

Woodford Reserve Maple Wood Finish Bourbon Whiskey

By Richard Thomas Rating: B+ Whenever I am in My Old Kentucky Home visiting the family, I always buy a bottle of bourbon (or two) to bring home with me, and I favor new and unfamiliar bourbons in particular. It was with the latter sentiment in mind that I bought the last bottle of Woodford Reserve’s Maple Wood Finish bourbon ...

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Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve 20 Years Old Bourbon Whiskey Review

By Richard Thomas Rating: A+ I was back in Louisville recently, and decided to try some of the new Urban Bourbon Trail (“Urbin Burbin”) there. The result was my first ever visit to the Baxter Station Tavern, with its excellent bourbon menu, and a chance to revisit Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve 20 Years Old. Rare bourbons like Pappy Van ...

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Buffalo Trace Bourbon Whiskey Review

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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