The Craft Whiskey Crackdown: 2018, First Annual, Wrapup

The last couple weeks, I took the time to try and review 24 various “craft” whiskey offerings. The results were pretty surprising. There were some winners, there were some definite losers. There was TerrePure. Check out the wrap up for my first annual Craft Whiskey Crackdown – a new project I’ll be doing every year to see how things change and improve with America’s underdog whiskey producers.

Review #904 – Russell’s Reserve Single Barrel Bourbon, Master Distiller’s 2018 Selection

​Review #904 | Bourbon Review #473 – Russell’s Reserve Single Barrel Bourbon, Master Distiller’s Select 2018 The Schtick: This is a single barrel of bourbon from Wild Turkey under the Russell’s Reserve label. This was picked by a variety of bourbon distillery Master Distiller’s for a springtime festival in Kentucky. This hails from D-6. I shamelessly …

Review #902 – William Heavenhill Bottled In Bond

​Review #902 | /r/Bourbon Review #472 – William Heavenhill Bottled in Bond The Schtick: This is a limited edition, Heaven Hill gift shop only bottle. This release is bottled in bond. Distiller: Heaven Hill Bottler: Heaven Hill ABV: 50% ABV Age: NAS Nose: Corn, oak, pepper, honey. Very stereotypical bourbon. it’s a very bourbon-y bourbon. Lots of corn sweetness, with some …

Review #901 – Longrow 9yr First Fill Sauternes

​Review #901 | /r/Scotch Review #303 – Longrow 9yr First Fill Sauternes Matured The Schtick: This was a bottle that I tried blind and I reviewed it live on the Whiskey Network Discord server, then got the reveal in order to fill in relevant details here. Distiller: Longrow (Springbank) Bottler: Longrow Distilled: November 2007 Bottled: September 2017 Bottle: One of 252 …