Tag Archives: Small Batch

Michter’s US*1 Barrel Strength Bourbon Review

Michter's Barrel Proof Bourbon

By Richard Thomas Rating: B+ The Kentucky Bourbon Affair is a celebrated fantasy camp held every year in late Spring, centered on Louisville. It’s not hard to see why its so celebrated. Individual events this year included a tour of the newly opened Bulleit Distillery in Shelbyville (something I haven’t been invited to do yet!), several private barrel selection events, ...

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Wyoming Whiskey Releases Eclipse 2017 Special

Wyoming Whiskey is releasing its Eclipse Edition Small Batch Bourbon this June 15th. Available exclusively in Wyoming, this special release celebrates the full solar eclipse which traverses the state this August 21. “The eclipse will scribe its shadow across Wyoming beginning in Jackson Hole and Grand Teton National Park and totally darken Lander, Thermopolis, and Casper as it creeps to ...

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Four Roses Al Young Small Batch Bourbon Review (LE 2017)

Four Roses Al Young Small Batch Bourbon

By Richard Thomas Rating: B+ It’s becoming a thing to put an identifying theme on batch-driven releases nowadays, a trend best exemplified by Booker’s adopting individual titles for its batches after two decades of doing without. Four Roses may be starting to go this route too, which is fine, since it really is a handier way to identify individual releases. ...

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The Watson Twins Talk Bourbon

The Watson Twins

By Richard Thomas I’m rather partial to alternative country music, having been a fan of Uncle Tupelo dating to their first LP, released back when LP meant something technical because it was on vinyl. A decade of living mostly abroad left me tuned out of the scene, so in checking out who would be playing tonight’s 225th Kentucky Anniversary Dinner ...

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