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  • BOTM 6/18: HANCOCK'S PRESIDENTIAL RESERVE June 2, 2018
    I'm only a day late, but that's better'n par for the course.  Yet again another revisit, although it's been a while. HPR was last the BOTM way back in February of 2009 to be exact. It started showing up (again) the last few months at a number of stores in my area. And FWIW, I recently finished a bottle.   Soooooo......   […]

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  • Whiskeydaddlers April 20, 2018
    http://whiskeydaddle.com/thenovel/   Doing some research into the Peoria area distillery history and ran into this.  Apologize if this is already out there, but I did not see anything when I searched. New piece of Distillery History for me.  Hope you feel the same. 
  • Old Crow Distillery April 10, 2018
    Vosgar, Gavin0791 and I went on a three day, whirlwind trip to the motherland. This was to participate in a barrel pick at BT, along with giving my nephew Mike, aka Galvin0791 an introduction to the bourbon world. We had a great time. Along with seeing the "new" at BT, we got to experience some of the […]

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  • New Belle Meade CS Reserve June 23, 2018
    According to Nelson's Greenbrier Distillery they are release a new Belle Meade CS reserve. Instead of it being single barrels it will be a small batch of 7-11 year old hand picked barrels. Should be released around July 1st. Looking forward to giving this a try.
  • EU 25% new tariff June 23, 2018
    Seems like theres going to be a new tariff on american liquor/whiskey/bourbon. on EU imorts any info on what's going to happen apart from my allready expensive  drink of choice getting a big price hike.  
  • Four Roses 80 Proof Changes To Cork June 23, 2018
    I noticed a slight change in the label.  The area around Brent Elliot's signature changed from gold to darker brown color.  Then I was about to open and found the clear plastic seal over a cork stopper - that was a surprise.  In the past it had always been a plastic screw cap.  As far […]
  • Barton rickhouse partially collapses June 22, 2018
    According to news stories, about 11am Friday, June 22, 2018, one of the rickhouses on Barton distillery's property in Bardstown partially collapsed. About 9-10,000 barrels were affected out of the approximately 20,000 stored in the building.    According to a story on the Louisville Courier-Journal web site, "Engineers were on site Friday to secure the […]

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Premium Bourbon / Specialty Bottlings

  • WT RB Masters Keep - Revival June 15, 2018
    Just got a blast email from WT.  Finished in Oloroso sherry casks, 12-15 YO 101 proof.  I didn't search for a typical price.  I sure hope this one is in line with previous WTRBMK releases.
  • Most recent E.H. Taylor Barrel Proof? June 14, 2018
    I've been seeing a lot of E.H. Taylor pop up on the various online liquor shops and on social media.  Has there been a recent new release or is this hold back from the last release?
  • Garrison Brothers Single Barrel, Store Pick, Mini-Review... June 11, 2018
    While in Dallas over the weekend, I bought a Total Wine Store Pick of Garrison Bros Single Barrel. It was a 2011 version on sale for $89. After tax it pretty much got my $100 bill. But for Daughter, I didn't mind the price. The store label said to expect heavy on the butterscotch & […]
  • Angel’s Envy Cask Strength worth it? June 1, 2018
    Anybody feel that Angel’s envy Cask strength is worth purchasing at retail $229.99?  Any experience with it?
  • Russell’ Reserve 2002 May 31, 2018
    It’s on.    I got to get this.   

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