Category Archives: Small Batch Bourbon

Elijah Craig 12 Year Old Small Batch Review

Elijah Craig 12 Year Old Small Batch is named for the minister who discovered the defining method of making Kentucky Bourbon when he stored his drink in barrels that had been charred by a fire. It is bottled from parcels of 100 … Continue reading



Last updated: October 30, 2013
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1792 Bourbon Review (Ridgemont Reserve)

Verdict: Excellent Mid-bodied Small Batch I picked up a bottle of 1792 Ridgemont Reserve Bourbon (named for the year Kentucky became a state) on a recent trip to Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The airlines frown upon traveling with liquid these days, … Continue reading



Last updated: February 20, 2013
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Jefferson’s Very Small Batch Bourbon

Verdict: Warm, robust, smooth I’m not sure why, but when I hear sound of the cork popping out of a bottle of bourbon my taste buds start to anticipate something great coming their way. Jefferson’s Very Small Batch Bourbon, from McLain & … Continue reading



Last updated: August 12, 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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