The whiskey world is always in search of Blanton’s Single Barrel, a bourbon that once was available on pretty much any liquor store shelf for $40 or less. Somewhere along the way, between the tasty liquid, the collectible stoppers and the unique, round bottles, it … Continue readingBlanton’s: Five Things You Need to Know (And You May Not Like One of Them)
Fred took to YouTube on Wednesday night to recap the best whiskeys he tasted in Q3 of 2020, a year that most would agree could use all the good whiskey it can get. Here’s a rundown by category of what he especially liked, and bear … Continue readingA Comprehensive Look at the Best Whiskeys From Q3 to Join Best American Whiskey 2020 Race
Hold onto your Pappy – the annual Van Winkle bourbon release is coming soon. There’s good and bad Van Winkle news for 2020: Thanks to angel’s share evaporation, there will be fewer 20- and 23-year bottles available this year. That’s the bad news. The good … Continue reading2020 Release of Van Winkle Whiskeys Coming in Early November
Well, that was fun: I posted a video every day in September to celebrate Bourbon Heritage Month. The Best Bourbons of the Century So Far can be found here. You can learn about my methodology on Forbes. . Of course, we only have a sample … Continue readingThe List: Best Bourbons of The Century So Far
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?
Buffalo Trace Distillery released an announcement that will make Blanton’s fans happy: Blanton’s Straight From the Barrel, previously only available in international markets, will be available in the U.S. this fall. This comes after an announcement earlier in the year that Blanton’s Gold Edition will … Continue readingBlanton’s Straight From the Barrel to be Released in United States This Fall