Bourbon

Review #908 – Russell’s Reserve Single Barrel Bourbon, Barrels and Brews “Backstage Pass” Selection

​Review #908 | Bourbon Review #475 – Russell’s Reserve Single Barrel Bourbon, Barrels & Brews “Backstage Pass” Selection The Schtick: This is a single barrel of Wild Turkey’s Russell’s Reserve bourbon that was selected by Barrels and Brews. Distiller: Wild Turkey Bottler: Wild Turkey ABV: 55% ABV Age: NAS Nose: Honey, clove, peanut brittle, waffle cone and pepper. Sweet, musty, nutty. …

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 #897 – Knob Creek Single Barrel Rye #5722, Ace Spirits Selection

​Review #897 | /r/Bourbon Review #470 – Knob Creek Single Barrel Rye Cask Strength #5722 The Schtick: This is a single barrel selection of Knob Creek Rye that is barreled and then bottled at 57.5% ABV. Distiller: Beam / Suntory Bottler: Beam / Suntory ABV: 57.5% ABV Age: NAS Nose: Clove, tobacco, thick and rich with loads of baking spices, gingerbread …

Review #895 – Old Weller Antique, NCF Annapolis Whisky Society Selection

​Review #895 | /r/Bourbon Review #469 – Old Weller Antique, Annapolis Whiskey Society Selection The Schtick: This is a private selection of Old Weller Antique. It is non-chill filtered. It was selected by the Annapolis Whiskey Society Distiller: Buffalo Trace Bottler: Buffalo Trace ABV: 53.5% ABV Age: NAS Nose: Honey, tobacco, sweet cream. Corn syrup, toffee, tobacco, some rich pepper. Some …

Review #892 – Weller Special Reserve

​Review #892 | /r/Bourbon Review #468 – Weller Special Reserve The Schtick: This is the lower most entry in Buffalo Trace’s Weller line of expressions – wheated bourbons sold under the William Larue Weller (and various permutations) name. Distiller: Buffalo Trace Bottler: Buffalo Trace ABV: 45% ABV Age: NAS Nose:Cinnamon, clove, red hot candies. Ethanol. Faint caramel. ​Taste: Thin, hot cinnamon. …