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Bedtime Bourbon Review

Bedtime Bourbon

By Randall H. Borkus Rating: B The Louisville Bourbon Transit Company, Inc. is one of the newest and smallest bottlers, or non-distilling producers (NDP), of bourbon in Kentucky, and was founded by three passionate bourbon loving Kentuckians, Scott Richer, Carla Jacob and Joel Jake. Carla, Joel and Scott have been friends for over 15 years, and Scott shared with me ...

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1792 Bottled in Bond Bourbon Review

1792 Bottled in Bond Bourbon

By Randall H. Borkus Rating: B+ Barton 1792 Distillery was established in 1879 and continues today as the oldest “fully operating” distillery in the Bardstown, Kentucky, which bills itself (with good cause) as the “Bourbon Capital of the World.” Nowadays the distillery is owned by Sazerac, so it’s under the same company roof as Buffalo Trace. Their most recent release ...

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2bar Straight Bourbon Review

2Bar Straight Bourbon

By Debbie Shocair Rating: B+ Once again, my foray into America’s small distillers was rewarded with a delightful expression of amber gold that proved easy to write about. Dangling participle and all. 2bar Spirits is a Pacific Northwest distiller, but the story begins with a family whose 2bar Ranch in South Texas. Nathan Kaiser drew on that background for inspiration, ...

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Tipperary Watershed Irish Single Malt Whiskey Review

Tipperary Watershed Irish Whiskey

By Father John Rayls Rating: A- Tipperary Boutique Selection Watershed Single Malt Irish Whiskey is, for now, a sourced and limited release whiskey. Each batch is taken from six first-fill Bourbon barrels and bottled at 94 proof (47% ABV), personally supervised by Stuart Nickerson, the Malt Master. The water used to cut the whiskey is taken from the Ballindoney Farm ...

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