Fred sat down with his sample of Eagle Rare 17 Year from the 2021 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection to do a blind taste-off with it and four other bourbons chosen by his YouTube members. The choices were some pretty heavy hitters: Knob Creek 12 Year, … Continue readingWho Won the Eagle Rare 17 Year 2021 Blind Taste-off?
Whiskey fans the world over have waited for this – through a pandemic, no less – all year: It’s Fred Minnick’s Best American Whiskey of 2020. All year, as Fred tastes bourbon and whiskey each week, he adds the best of the bunch to his … Continue readingWho Won Best Bourbon, American Whiskey of 2020?
It was a Saturday night showdown as Fred Minnick did a blind tasting to square off a group of hard-to-find bourbons from the Van Winkle line and Michter’s. On the Pappy Van Winkle side, it was Pappy Van Winkle 15 year, Van Winkle Lot B … Continue readingThree Van Winkles vs. A Pair of Hard-to-Find Michter’s – Which Bourbon Wins?
On this episode, I pitted three Buffalo Antique Collection rye whiskeys against a field of three other contenders — Rabbit Hole, 1776 and Rare Breed — in a blind taste-off. BTAC whiskeys and bourbons are always great, but the goal this time was to see … Continue readingBuffalo Trace Antique Collection Ryes Fare Well in Blind Taste-Off, But Who’s the Winner?
This was the final in the blind taste-off of available bourbons — in other words, bourbons you can typically find on the shelf at a decent-sized liquor store. You know the drill: I walked into a liquor store, this time being Party Center in Prospect, … Continue readingWhat Bourbon Emerged Victorious in the Final $41-$60 Blind Taste-Off?