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The Top Ten Single Barrel Bourbons

Michter's 10 Year Old Single Barrel Bourbon 2017

By Richard Thomas A classic of phraseology works pretty well when applied to bourbon: while not all the best bourbons are single barrels, all single barrels are among the best. This is especially true if your price point is $150 or less. Pappy Van Winkle, George T. Stagg and Michter’s Celebration aren’t single barrels, but nor are those reasonably priced ...

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Seven Best Scotch Single Malts Under $90

By Richard Thomas Although the gap has narrowed some these last couple of years, it is still a truism that Scotch whiskies are more expensive than comparable bourbon whiskies, especially if you live in the U.S. A central proof in that statement is where the key price points for the core, premium expressions of these respective whiskeys lie. Nearly all ...

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The Best Whiskeys Sourced From MGP

Metze's Select

By Richard Thomas For a few years now, the letters “MGP” have been synonymous with sourced whiskey. Although first driven to prominence because of the proliferation of brands using MGP’s stock of 95% rye, 5% malted barley whiskey, most seeking to exploit the Rye Craze of earlier in the decade, MGP has also furnished plenty of bourbon and other types ...

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