A few years ago, I was at retired Old Fitzgerald master distiller Ed Foote’s house and noticed a George Dickel poster. For the unknowing whiskey person, Foote was the perfect George Dickel poster child. I suppose it didn’t really matter that he didn’t make the … Continue readingFinally, George Dickel Seized The Moment
Kings County Distillery announced the national release of its first Bottled-in-Bond bourbon. Starting March 3, the 120th anniversary of the Bottled-in-Bond Act passing, allocations are set for New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Washington DC, Oregon, Kentucky and Tennessee. The New York distillery’s mashbill was 80% … Continue readingDid you say New York Bottled-in-Bond Bourbon?
It was beautiful. The spice, rich caramel, long-and-fruity finish: The Best Bourbon was everything you want in bourbon, and it deserved Best Whisky at this year’s San Francisco World Spirits Competition. When I learned its identity after the competition’s completion, I was even more in … Continue readingBest Bourbon: The Unbelievable ‘Best Whisky’ Upset in ’16 San Francisco World Spirits Competition