Tag Archives: Small Batch

The Best Whiskeys To Stash In Your Desk Drawer

Jameson Black Barrel

By Richard Thomas The bottle of whiskey kept in a desk drawer and trotted out as occasion demands is not just something from episodes of Mad Men. It is cultural fixture, observed in offices everywhere as much as it is depicted in books, film and television. Besides, few are allowed the privilege of maintaining an actual office bar these days, ...

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Hirsch 8 Year Old High Rye Bourbon Review

Hirsch 8 Year Old Bourbon

By April Manning Rating: C The Hirsch brand roots extend back to a distillery that is a now both a ruin and a National Historical Landmark in Schaefferstown, Pennsylvania. “Schaefferstown Distillery,” or Bomberger’s, has roots that run deep and it claims to be the first distillery established in the United States. It operated for more than two centuries in various ...

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North Carolina “Prison Distillery” Paroles Some Bourbon

Conviction Small Batch Bourbon has been released from prison, or rather, from Southern Grace Distilleries. Insofar as we know, it’s the first distillery in the United States to be located in a former prison, and this is their first Bourbon. “The hard time aging in oak barrels behind bars here at Whiskey Prison has created a cask strength bourbon that’s subtly sweet ...

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Four Roses Small Batch LE Bourbon Review (2017)

Four Roses Small Batch LE 2017

By Randall H. Borkus Rating: A Four Roses Distillery was established in 1888, and today it is the only Bourbon distillery that combines two mashbills with five proprietary yeast strains to make ten distinct Bourbon recipes, each with its own unique flavor profile. Although all ten recipes are used in the standard Four Roses Yellow Label, it is in the ...

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