Tag Archives: Single Barrel

Knob Creek Marks 25th Anniversary With Special Edition

In 1992, sixth generation Beam Master Distiller Booker Noe created Knob Creek Bourbon, a forerunner of the small batch bourbons of the 1990s that laid the foundation of today’s bourbon boom. The 9 year old Knob Creek Small Batch Bourbon became one of four expressions in the seminal Beam Small Batch Collection, along with Booker’s, Baker’s and Basil Hayden. Twenty-five ...

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High Proof Bourbons For Summer

Knob Creek Single Barrel and a cigar

When The Mercury Goes Up, Try These Six Ballsy Bourbons On Ice By Richard Thomas My tastes in whisk(e)y change with the seasons, and one of the things I reach for once the summer heat well and truly sets in is high proof or cask strength Bourbon. This inclination to go with big, bold, strong Bourbon from about mid-June to ...

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The Renaissance Of Nelson’s Greenbrier

Greenbrier still

By Richard Thomas A staple of the modern resurgence of American whiskey, and its attendant boom of bottling companies and small distilleries, is the story of a family reviving a moonshining or pre-Prohibition distilling tradition. Some of these tales are more authentic than others, and the cynicism that these tales are now met with is understandable. After all, nowadays it ...

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