Whiskey Reviews

1819 Bourbon Whiskey Review

1819 Bourbon

By Randall H. Borkus Rating: F For nearly two centuries, Jacob Bromwell has made a name for itself producing quality American-made drinking vessels, housewares, and men’s accessories. Bromwell’s #1 best-selling item is their copper flasks, so they surveyed their customers and found whiskey to be the juice of choice for the majority of their flasks owners. Upon learning this, they ...

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Whoop & Holler 28 Year Old American Whiskey Review

Whoop & Holler

By Richard Thomas Rating: B When Diageo announced Whoop & Holler was being added to its Orphan Barrel line, it instantly grabbed my attention. Reading the stats of who made it, where it was made and aged, the mashbill used, and the application of the Lincoln County Process revealed the whiskey to be a George Dickel of an amazing 28 ...

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The Hillhaven Lodge Whiskey Review

The Hilhaven Lodge American Whiskey

By Father John Rayls Rating: B In 1927, The Hilhaven Lodge was created as a remote recreational retreat for its owner outside of nearby Hollywood. Former owners have included Ingrid Bergman and producer Alan Carr, and the current owner is director and producer Brett Ratner, best known for his Rush Hour films. Ratner partnered with Diageo to produce The Hilhaven Lodge Blended ...

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WhistlePig Boss Hog “The Independent” Rye Whiskey Review

WhistlePig Boss Hog 2016 "The Independent"

By Richard Thomas Rating: A- WhistlePig’s Boss Hog has become another of annual limited edition series, and representing as it does aged cask strength rye whiskey, it should be a new fixture on any bottle hunter’s list of things to think about acquiring. This is especially so because compared to say, Thomas H. Handy Rye, it’s not as famous and ...

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