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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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Widow Jane Chocolate Malt Whiskey Review

Widow Jane Chocolate Malt

By Randall H. Borkus Rating: C+ Widow Jane is the micro-distillery out of Red Hook, Brooklyn, owned by Cacao Prieto, the maker of “beans-to-bar” fresh chocolates. Their spirit expressions are largely not distilled at their distillery, but are instead sourced whiskey from other distilleries in Kentucky and maybe Indiana. Widow Jane Distillery has their own still, however, and are now beginning ...

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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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