Bourbon Whiskey

Black Button Distilling Barrel Strength Single Barrel Port Finished Bourbon Review

Black Button Distilling Single Barrel Cask Strength Port-Finished Bourbon

By Debbie Shocair Rating: B+ At Black Button Distilling in Rochester, NY, Jason Barrett began pursuing his dream in 2012, that of striving to make the fine art of distilled spirits his way of life. Coming from a family whose four-generation button-making business provided the moniker for his spirits company, he broke with family tradition and began his own distillery ...

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Barrell Bourbon Going From Bottler To Distiller

By Richard Thomas Barrell Craft Spirits, the independent bottler behind Barrell Bourbon, Barrell Whiskey and now Barrell Rum, announced yesterday that they would be getting into the business of making their own in-house spirits and opening a distillery. Their plant will be a production-oriented facility with few frills, stepping away from the tourist-friendly distilleries that have become the norm. Barrell ...

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Old Forester 1920 Prohibition Style Bourbon Review

Old Forester 1920 Style Bourbon

By Father John Rayls Rating: B+ Old Forester 1920 Prohibition Style Bourbon Whisky is a celebration of the long and storied history of the brand and the Brown-Forman Distillery. More specifically, it’s a celebration of the distillery’s work during Prohibition. You read that correctly. Brown-Forman continued their distillation for all 13 years of Prohibition. They were one of six organizations ...

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Kentucky’s Wilderness Trail Expands Property

By Richard Thomas The Danville, Kentucky-based Wilderness Trail Distillery expanded its property last week with the purchase of 13 adjacent acres. The new land, located between the distillery’s current property and the Bluegrass Community and Technical College, is intended for an events space and additional rickhouses. Wilderness Trail is an outgrowth of Ferm Solutions, a laboratory and yeast provider that ...

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