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Woodford Reserve Double Double Oaked Bourbon Review

Woodford Double Double Oaked Bourbon

By Randall H. Borkus Rating: B Woodford Reserve has re-release their popular Double Double Oaked Kentucky Bourbon whiskey. It was first unveiled as part of the Distillery Series’ expressions in 2015. The Double Double Oaked expression comes about by finishing the Woodford Reserve Double Oaked in a second, heavily toasted, lightly charred, new oak barrel for an additional year. “We ...

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Barrell Bourbon Batch 009 Review

Barrell Bourbon Batch 009

By Richard Thomas Rating: B+ For those who obsess over age statements as the first (and perhaps only) statement of quality, Barrell Bourbon Batch 009 must be the most eagerly anticipated of that independent bottler’s releases. The reason is printed in two simple numerals on the label: 13, as in 13 years old. None of the Barrell Bourbon batches thus ...

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Elijah Craig Barrel Proof Bourbon Review (January 2017)

Elijah Craig Barrel Proof

By Richard Thomas Rating: B+ Elijah Craig Barrel Proof has undergone a surprising degree of evolution since it’s initial release in 2013. Back then it was the unfiltered, cask strength cousin of Elijah Craig 12 Year Old, released in limited quantities two to four times a year. Then Elijah Craig 12 was discontinued roughly a year ago, making the Barrel ...

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