Old Scout Single Barrel Rye

Distiller: MGP for for Smooth Ambler Spirits Release: 2021 Whiskey: Old Scout Rye Region: Maxwelton, WV Price: $45.00 Proof: 114 Age:  4 Years The Barrel Cellar Score:  87 Points Review Date: 07/26/2021 About the Bourbon: From the bottle; “Smooth Ambler Old Scout is a collection of fine curated whiskeys “scouted” during our efforts to find exceptional spirits with smoothness and flavor…

Redwood Empire Pipe Dream

Distiller: Redwood Empire Distilling Release: 2021 Whiskey: Pipe Dream Region: Sonoma County, Ca Price: $30.00 Proof: 90 Age:  No Age Statement The Barrel Cellar Score:  89 Points Review Date: 06/22/2021 About the Bourbon: Redwood Empire’s “Pipe Dream” bourbon is blended from various barrels sourced from four different states (IN, KY, TN, CA). While the whiskey distilling operation was outsourced, the aging…

Edmeades Red Zinfandel

Wine Maker: Edmeades Vintage: 2010 Wine Name/Vineyard: Mendocino County Wine Category: Red Zinfandel Grape blend: 100% Zinfandel Bottle size: 750 ml Region: North Coast State or country: California Price: $20.00 ABV: 15.0% Cases produced: N/A The Barrel Cellar Score:  87 points Review date: April 30, 2021 About the Winemaker: Known primarily for their Red Zinfandel releases, Edmeades Vineyards produces bold wines…

Elijah Craig Toasted Barrel

Distiller: Elijah Craig Distilling Co Release: 2020 Whiskey: Elijah Craig Toasted Barrel Region: Bardstown, Ky Price: $50.00 Proof: 94 Age:  No Age Statement The Barrel Cellar Score:  88 Points Review Date: 06/01/2021 About the Bourbon: Elijah Craig’s toasted barrel offering is a version of its small batch bourbon that is finished in a toasted barrel. The bourbon is first aged in…

Chris Baker 2018 Pinot Noir

Wine Maker: Chris Baker Vintage: 2018 Wine Name/Vineyard: Willamette Valley Pinot Noir Wine Category: Pinot Noir Grape blend: 100% Pinot Noir Bottle size: 750 ml Region: Willamette Valley State or country: Oregon Price: $26.00 ABV: 13.5% Cases produced: N/A The Barrel Cellar Score:  88 points Review date: May 10, 2021 About the Winemaker: This Chris Baker label was released through…

Patricia Green 2017 Commemorative

Wine Maker: Patricia Green Cellars Vintage: 2017 Wine Name/Vineyard: Patty Green Commemorative Wine Category: Pinot Noir Grape blend: 100% Pinot Noir Bottle size: 750 ml Region: Willamette Valley State or country: Oregon Price: $60.00 ABV: 13.9% Cases produced: N/A The Barrel Cellar Score:  93 points Review date: April 30, 2021 About the Winemaker: Taken from the bottle as it introduces…

Roseville Union Rye

Distiller: Rossville Distillery Release: 2020 Whiskey: Rossville Union Region: Lawrenceburg, IN Price: $40.00 Proof: 100 Age:  6 years The Barrel Cellar Score:  88 Points Review Date: 04/22/2021About the Bourbon: Rossville Union’s master crafted whiskey is a blend of MGP produced rye mash bill whiskies. The offering I’m reviewing today is a blend of barrels in the age range of 5-6…

2010 Soryu “Premium”

Wine Maker: Soryu Winery Vintage: 2010 Wine Name/Vineyard: Soryu Premium Wine Category: Red Blend Grape blend: Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon Bottle size: 750 ml Region: Katsunuma State or country: Japan Price: $14 ABV: 12.5% Cases produced: N/A The Barrel Cellar Score:  90 points Review date: April 13, 2021 About the Winemaker: After a 90-minute train ride heading North West of…