Tag Archives: 2011

Jim Beam Black Double Aged

Verdict: Warming, flavorful It’s hard to drink Jim Beam Black without comparing it to Jim Beam original which is probably what most of us cut our teeth on. Black is aged 8 years whereas white is aged 4 years (thus the “double aged” moniker … Continue reading



Last updated: September 6, 2011
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Woodford Reserve Review

Verdict: Will not disappoint Woodford Reserve Distiller’s Select has always been one of my favorites. This is straight-up good bourbon and worth every penny. I know the price is not completely outrageous, but a lot of folks opt for a … Continue reading



Last updated: September 4, 2011
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Bushmills Original Irish Whiskey

Verdict: Smooth, Crisp, Well-rounded My Irish friend never fails to interject his opinions about the superiority of Irish whiskey whenever the topic of whiskey comes up. I’m adding Bushmills Original Irish Whiskey to this blog as a nod to our brethren … Continue reading



Last updated: August 18, 2011
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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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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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