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Bourbon and Coke

Which Liquor Mixes Best with Coke? By Richard Thomas The recipe is a classic—one part liquor, three parts Coca Cola—and requires nothing more than the two ingredients, ice, and a tall glass to mix them in. The complication comes in with what whiskey to put into that mix, with as many or more whiskey-based variations on the list of highballs ...

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Buffalo Trace Small Barrel Experiment A Failure

(Buffalo Trace Press Release) Sometimes, not all experiments are successful. Buffalo Trace Distillery learned this the hard way with its small barrel experiments started in 2006. Using 5, 10, and 15 gallon barrels, the company filled each small barrel with the same mash bill (Buffalo Trace Rye Bourbon Mash #1) around the same time, and aged them side by side in ...

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Hancock’s President’s Reserve Bourbon Review

By S.D. Peters Rating: C+ The Whiskey Reviewer has visited the work of Buffalo Trace Distillery several times, including the storied Pappy Van Winkle 20-year Old Bourbon, and most recently their Col. E.H. Taylor Straight Rye Whiskey.  In particular, I refer you to our review of their name-bearer Buffalo Trace Bourbon Whiskey to learn a bit more about the distillery itself. ...

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Buffalo Trace To Release Giant French Oak Barrel Experiments in September

(Buffalo Trace Press Release) There’s been much discussion and experimentation with aging whiskey in small barrels, but what about experimenting with large barrels? More than two decades ago, Buffalo Trace Distillery set out to do just that. American whiskey typically ages in 53 gallon oak barrels, but this whiskey matured in 135 gallon French oak barrels, one for 19 years and ...

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