Monthly Archives: July 2011

Jim Beam Rye

Verdict: Mellow, Peppery I hesitated a little bit adding a rye whiskey to this blog since someone is going to write to tell me that it’s not a bourbon, but this what I have in the cabinet at the moment so … Continue reading



Last updated: July 26, 2011
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Old Forester Classic 86 Proof

Verdict: Good value for the money Old Forester, like all great brands, has an interesting history. It has been on the market since 1873 and is touted as the longest continuously marketed bourbon. During Prohibition (1920 – 1933) it was … Continue reading



Last updated: July 20, 2011
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Maker’s 46 Bourbon

Taste: Smooth with big oak flavor, hints of vanilla Verdict: Excellent. I’ve seen Maker’s 46 in the store for a while, but this is the first time I’ve tried it. Maker’s Mark came out with it about a year ago … Continue reading



Last updated: July 19, 2011
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