Tag Archives: Tennessee Whiskey

Nelson’s 108 Gold Label Single Barrel Tennessee Whiskey Review

Nelson's Gold Label 108 Single Barrel Cask Strength

By Richard Thomas Rating: B- Five months ago, Nelson’s Greenbrier Distillery in Nashville gave American whiskey enthusiasts a novelty that checked two special boxes, by coming out with a pair of releases dubbed Nelson’s 108. For starters, this was the first in-house release from the Tennessee micro-distillery, which is noteworthy in and of itself. Nelson’s 108 is also a revival ...

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Bourbon & Beyond Expands On Kentucky’s Whiskey Festivals

Bourbon & Beyond

By April Manning When Louisville celebrates bourbon, they definitely go beyond expectations. Louisville, KY honored National Bourbon Heritage Month by throwing bourbon a party at the Bourbon and Beyond Festival and inviting everyone to partake. The group at Bourbon and Beyond provided the perfect combination of bourbon, bourbon education, and ways to enjoy drinking bourbon, i.e. with abundant food and ...

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Is Tennessee Whiskey Bourbon?

Jack Daniel's charcoal

By Richard Thomas Go into a bar—not a whiskey bar, but any bar—and you may hear a friendly argument as to is whether or not Tennessee Whiskey is Bourbon. It’s a decades-old classic, and it used to be on one side were those who were dismissive of Jack Daniel’s, by far the biggest name in Tennessee Whiskey (indeed, American Whiskey ...

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Scott Southworth Talks Bourbon

Scott Southworth

By Richard Thomas If you find yourself attending one of the growing series of evening entertainment events taking place at Kentucky’s Bourbon distilleries, you might look up at the musicians on stage and wonder if they too are Bourbon drinkers. It’s a fair question, and one I put to Scott Southworth. Hailing from the Pacific Northwest and now based in ...

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Nelson’s First 108 Green Label Tennessee Whiskey Review

Nelson's First 108

By Richard Thomas Rating: C When Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel Barrel Proof made the popular cut for the Top Ten Single Barrel Bourbons last week, it renewed the classic bar debate of whether or not Jack Daniel’s is bourbon (nevermind that it made that list because our team, our outside experts and our own readers voted for it). Regardless of ...

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