Whiskey Reviews

Basil Hayden’s Bourbon Review

Basil Hayden's Small Batch Bourbon

By Father John Rayls Rating: B The Basil Hayden name dates back over two hundred years, to the earliest period of bourbon production in Maryland and Kentucky. Kentucky was the new land of promise, and one which appeared to offer everything needed for superior whiskey development. As the story goes, Basil was interested in differentiating his bourbon from all the ...

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Redemption 8 Year Old Barrel Proof Rye Whiskey Review

Redemption 8YO Barrel Strength Rye

By S.D. Peters Rating: A- Redemption, a brand of Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits, is “sourced in Lawrenceville, Indiana from MGP, the old Seagram’s distillery founded in 1847.” MGP has become synonymous with sourced whiskey, and each source has a story. Redemption’s Fact Sheet tells it like this: “Redemption Whiskey was created serendipitously when a cache of Rye Whiskey barrels ...

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