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Sneak Peek: Barrell Bourbon Batch 008 Bourbon Review

Barrell Bourbon Batch 008

By Richard Thomas Rating: B+ One of the newest rituals among diehard bourbon enthusiasts is waiting for the next batch from independent bottler Barrell Bourbon. First comes word of what the batch will be—mashbill, proof, aging, etc.—followed by the actual product appearing on store and bar shelves, there to be tried out. Barrell Bourbon has become so popular in a ...

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Sneak Peek: Wild Turkey Decades Bourbon Review

Wild Turkey Decades

By April Manning Rating: A Breaking News & Editor’s Note: The Whiskey Reviewer was informed by Campari on Friday, while this review was being edited for publication, that the release of Decades would be postponed until 2017 in the U.S. Wild Turkey has released the much anticipated second specimen in their limited series of Master’s Keep Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskeys, ...

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Sneak Peek: WhistlePig 15 Year Old Rye Whiskey Review

WhistlePig 15 Year Old Vermont Finish

Updated April 15, 2016 By April Manning Rating: B WhistlePig was brought into existence in 2007 when owner Raj P. Bhakta bought 500-plus acres in Shoreham, Vermont and began to strategize his plan to return rye popularity to the States. Along with Master Distiller Dave Pickerell (of Maker’s Mark renown) Bhakta has taken the idea of “Think global, act local” ...

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