When I started professionally reviewing whiskey, I never understood why many critics were low on Wild Turkey. They all expressed love for master distillers Jimmy Russell and his son, Eddie, but never seem to quite have the same feelings on their whiskey. In 2016, I … Continue readingWild Turkey’s Taste Isn’t For Everybody. Fine By Me.
Never in my career have I considered Blanton’s an elite bourbon. When I was at Whisky Advocate, I rated Maker’s Mark, a craft bottled in bond (Tom’s Foolery) and Eagle Rare higher than Blanton’s. Yet, nobody loses their shit over these brands, and I don’t … Continue readingThe Problem With Blanton’s Is Its Greatest Asset
Honestly, there are stories I get sick of talking about. One of them is the fact that the Kentucky Bourbon Trail isn’t just some magical trail that you go on and bourbon angels come from above and pour Pappy down your throat while giving you … Continue readingStop Ripping Off The Kentucky Bourbon Trail Trademark
Do you have a really old bottle of whiskey? What about a unicorn that’s coveted by every bourbon enthusiast out there? We’re joined by Joe Hyman of Skinner Auctioneers to talk about what it’s like to buy and sell high-end bottles at a legit auction. … Continue readingRare Bottles and High Bids with Joe Hyman of Skinner Auctioneers
On this Whiskey Quickie by Bourbon Pursuit, we review Corsair Triple Smoke Whiskey. This single malt whiskey is aged for 7 months, 80 proof, and $45 MSRP. Let us know what you think. Cheers! Whiskey Quickie is brought to you by Barrell Bourbon. Learn more … Continue readingWhiskey Quickie: Corsair Triple Smoke Whiskey
By Kevin Gibson Five more whiskeys entered the running for Fred Minnick’s Best Whiskey of the Year this past weekend: Bardstown Bourbon Company Discovery Series Batch 2. Four Gate Batch 6 Finished Whiskey: This bourbon is finished in rum and cognac casks. Fred especially liked … Continue readingFour Gate, Larceny, Three Others Join Race for 2020’s Best Whiskey of the Year