Whiskey Review: Four Roses Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

One of the more fascinating aspects of whiskey production is the spirit of experimentation. Even among the oldest whiskey brands in Scotland, blending different strains together to create a finished product that was greater than the sum of its parts is a time-tested art. Today, we’re testing out a product that brings that same spirit of blended whiskey innovation to small batch American bourbon: Four Roses Small Batch.

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Whiskey Review: Old Forester 1910 Old Fine Whiskey

Over the last few years, the Old Forester brand has been releasing a number of whiskey expressions dubbed the “Whiskey Row” which are intended to showcase the history and development of their whiskey. Today we’re looking at the final expression to be released, one that commemorates a specific moment in time for the company which had the potential to bring their whole operation to an end.

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Whiskey Review: Woodinville Straight Bourbon Whiskey

I’m a sucker for small batch locally produced whiskey. Doing things in-house gives distilleries the ability to oversee every aspect of production and create something that exactly matches their vision, and usually that means some interesting flavors or novel production methods. Woodinville is one such distillery, where they truly create a “grain to glass” whiskey — and their flagship bourbon seems to be a great place to start checking out their offerings.

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Whiskey Review: Ezra Brooks Black Label Kentucky Sour Mash Bourbon Whiskey

There’s nothing that epitomizes American whiskey more than seeing a business opportunity and seizing the day — especially if in the process, you might stray a bit outside the law. From moonshiners to rum runners, it’s a time honored tradition and Ezra Brooks’ history modernizes that story a bit, setting it in the Mad Men age of marketing and branding.

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Whiskey Review: Balcones Texas Bock

No matter where in the state they’re from, there are a few brands that all Texans absolutely love: HEB, Bluebell Ice Cream, Bucc-ee’s, Whataburger, and… Shiner Bock. Every Texans (and many non-Texans) favorite beer. Taking their Lone Star credentials up a notch, the folks at Texas-based Balcones Distilling are paying homage to Shiner Bock in their latest whiskey release.

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