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Our Bourbon Of The Month

  • BOTM 4/17: Old Fitzgerald BIB April 4, 2017
    I appreciate everyone's suggestions for this months BOTM, but after much deliberation, I decided to go with the one that I had been thinking about for a while. I will admit that my recent empty barrel purchase had a little to do with this months pick, but the main reason I chose Old Fitz BIB is because a […]

History

  • Buffalo Trace Uncovers Old Fermenting Vats April 5, 2017
    This came from WKYT, a TV station is Lexington.  Thought it was very interesting.  There was also a story about it in the Courier-Journal newspaper this morning.  Pretty neat.     http://www.wkyt.com/content/news/Rennovations-at-Buffalo-Trace-uncover-rare-find-403436876.html     The CJ article goes on to state that they plan to renovate one of the fermenters and use them for a […]
  • Old Joe Distillery Co April 3, 2017
    Anyone have any idea how a barrel gets a label with a fill date from a distillery that was shutdown long before fill date?  I found a barrel head with "THE OLD JOE DISTILLERY CO"  and a fill date of June / 6 / 1969.  Could this be from a Four Roses distillery?   Thanks […]

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  • Old Premium 20yr R.O.B. April 26, 2017
    Hi I have this bottle that I acquired and am looking for some more info on it since I can't seem to get a straight answer --   seems to be pre fire Heaven Hill, tax strip series 112. 4/5 quart no UPC    thanks!!
  • New era of bourbon April 21, 2017
    There is a new era of bourbon going on and I not so sure it is for the good.  It seems as though that the CEO'S of a lot of the distilleries are coming out with different products in an effort to increase their revenue.  There are a few out there that are trying come […]
  • Old premium rob Kentucky Bourbon series 112 April 16, 2017
    Can any one tell me about this Bourbon ..I have a full bottle from 1975 says it was 20 year old when bottled
  • "The Bourbon That Didn't Get Away" April 15, 2017
      After a long week I had a heavy pour of ECBP last night. Served neat in a yeti low ball rambler. Two ounces of 139.4 proof absolute greatness! The above topic came to mind after reading so many good discussions on SB.com that go back 15 years. It's not hard to find someone say they wish they had bought more of this or […]

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Premium Bourbon / Specialty Bottlings

  • Willett 80th anniversary bottling March 22, 2017
    Has anyone tried the 2017 Willett 80th anniversary bottling.  I was planning on getting one when released in my area.  If they still have any by that time.  It is a small batch if I am not mistaken and not the usual single barrel.
  • Knob Creek 25th Anniversary March 15, 2017
    Full details just announced on Knob Creek's Twitter page and Huffington Post article, this summer will see the release of Knob Creek 25th Anniversary.  Unfiltered, cask strength, 12-13yrs old, single barrel, $130 msrp, seems to hit all the right notes for a limited these days.  Breaking Bourbon targets this for a June release.  I'm looking […]
  • Isaac Bowman Port Barrel Finished March 9, 2017
    While looking at the release calendar over at Breaking Bourbon I noticed that A Smith Bowman filed a label for Isaac Bowman Port Barrel Finished.  I haven't heard anything about this one and can't seem to find other mentions of it anywhere.  Does anyone have any info about this?  I'm curious if this is supposed […]
  • Breckenridge Distiller's High Proof Blend March 9, 2017
    The local Virginia ABCs now have something new that I haven't heard of before and know nothing about. It's "Breckenridge Distiller's High Proof Blend". 105 Proof, $59.99.   Can anybody tell me what this is? Is it a true bourbon or an American Whiskey? Is it just the regular Breckenridge (which is 86 proof) bottled […]
  • SAOS single barrel program update request March 7, 2017
    I read somewhere and cannot find it anymore, that SAOS will limit or stop their single barrel offerings.  I am not talking about their barrel selection program.  Either my search skills are crap or I'm not looking it up correctly.  Thanks for any help or links.

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