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270 – Birthdays, Barrel Proof, and Presidents at Old Forester with Master Taster Jackie Zykan

Old Forester is really starting to win over bourbon lovers. We are joined by our returning guest, Master Taster at Old Forester, Jackie Zykan, to chat about the 2020 Birthday Bourbon, the new barrel proof offering on the single barrel program, the story behind President’s … Continue reading270 – Birthdays, Barrel Proof, and Presidents at Old Forester with Master Taster Jackie Zykan

Basil Hayden to Release 10 Year Expression for Third Straight Year

Basil Hayden’s announced the release of its 10 year bourbon, the third straight year the whiskey has hit the market. The 10 year, which is now available in limited quantities, was bottled at 80 proof and distilled from a high-rye mash bill, aging in charred … Continue readingBasil Hayden to Release 10 Year Expression for Third Straight Year

Nikka Releases Two Apple Brandy-Finished Whiskies

Japanese distillers Nikka announced it has released a pair of limited edition single malt whiskies finished in apple brandy barrels. The releases are Yoichi Single Malt Whisky Finished in Apple Brandy Barrels and Miyagikyo Single Malt Whisky Finished in Apple Brandy Barrels. Both are 40% … Continue readingNikka Releases Two Apple Brandy-Finished Whiskies

Parker’s Heritage Heavy Char, 10 Years, $120

While this has been known for sometime, after Heaven Hill received federal label approval, the company announced its latest Parker’s Heritage Collection–a 10-year-old Heavy Char Bourbon. The 14th edition of Parker’s comes in at 120 proof and an SRP of $120. It’s the traditional Bourbon … Continue readingParker’s Heritage Heavy Char, 10 Years, $120