Bourbon Whiskey

Cody Road Four Year Old Single Barrel Bourbon Review

Cody Road 4 Year Old Single Barrel

By Richard Thomas Rating: B When an outfit like Iowa’s Mississippi River Distilling Co. (MRDC) announces they are releasing a whiskey that approaches big industry standards for aging, it automatically sparks more than just my interest. MRDC is not just one of the major craft distilleries in Iowa, but also in the Mid-Western region, one of the “Four Kings” of ...

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Sneak Peek: Barrell Bourbon New Years Batch 2017 Review

Barrell Bourbon New Year 2017 Batch

By Richard Thomas Rating: B+ To mark the start of 2017 (or perhaps celebrate the end of 2016, which has been an abysmal year in so many ways), Barrell Bourbon has released a new style of product to its line up: a blend drawing from three separate distilleries. Heretofore, Barrell Bourbon has offered sourced, cask strength bourbon, but always coming ...

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Diageo Sues Sazerac In Trademark Case

By Richard Thomas According to a report in World Intellectual Property Review , British drinks goliath Diageo has taken American competitor Sazerac to court over trademark infringements relating to the Diageo-owned brand Bulleit. In a suit filed on Friday in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York, Diageo alleges that Sazerac “wilful acts of trademark infringement, ...

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Lazy River Bourbon Review

Lazy River Bourbon

By Father John Rayls Rating: B+ I was cruising the “bottom-shelf” at a local liquor warehouse when I discovered a nondescript bottle of bourbon listed for under 25 bucks. The bottle appeared generic and the label did nothing to draw any attention, but I had found Lazy River Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey nonetheless. I had never heard of it. Apparently, ...

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