Bourbon Whiskey

Orphan Barrel Comes Out With Rhetoric 23 Year Old

Diageo’s Orphan Barrel label has continued its Rhetoric series of ultra-aged bourbon with this year’s Rhetoric 23 Year Old. The first Rhetoric release came in 2014 as a 20 Year Old, with the plan to release an annual batch from the same stock, that stock having aged an extra year. The project has gone according to schedule with three expressions, ...

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Rebel Yell Single Barrel Bourbon 2017 Coming

Rebel Yell Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey has released the 2017 edition of its highly sought-after Rebel Yell Single Barrel, meticulously aged for a full 10 years and bottled at 100 proof, one barrel at a time. This hand-bottled wheated bourbon launched in 2016 in limited quantity, with 2,000 cases available nationwide. In 2017, Rebel Yell Single Barrel will once again ...

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Buffalo Trace Experimental Collection Adds Six Grain Whiskey

Buffalo Trace Distillery has experimented with a variety of grains in their latest Experimental Collection release, six grains in one bourbon to be exact. The latest release is named Organic Six Grain Whiskey. Distilled in early May 2010, this whiskey mash bill contains an assortment of grains; corn, buckwheat, brown rice, sorghum, wheat, and rice. These grains were milled, cooked ...

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Booker’s “Tommy’s Batch” Bourbon Review

Booker's Tommy's Batch Bourbon 2017-01

By Father John Rayls Rating: A Have you ever heard of a “marketing faux pas?” Beam Suntory recently experienced this when they underestimated the blowback from their passionate, loyal following concerning a near doubling in price for Booker’s Bourbon beginning in 2017. The tidal wave of criticism and threatened product rejection apparently gave the company pause. After reconsideration, a more ...

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