Distiller: MGP Release: 2022 Whiskey: Double Oaked Straight Bourbon Whiskey Region: Lawrenceburg, Indiana Price: $59.99 Proof: 120 Age: No age statement The Barrel Cellar Score: 87 Points Review Date: 09/25/2022 About the Bourbon: The Nulu offering I’m reviewing today is an uncut and unfiltered double oaked bourbon. The term double oaked means that it was finished for four months in a second barrel….
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Copper and Cask
Distiller: MGP Release: 2022 Whiskey: Bourbon Region: Lawrenceburg, Indiana Price: $50.00 Proof: 114.2 Age: 5 years The Barrel Cellar Score: 87 Points Review Date: 03/29/2023 About the Bourbon: Any bourbon connoisseur knows MGP distilling. MGP has been distilling since 1847, they are probably best known for distilling, aging, and selling various bourbon and rye whiskies to brand name producers….
Nashville Barrel Company Rye Batch #1
“A fantastic expression of what Nashville Barrel Company can do”
Smoke Wagon Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Distiller: Nevada H&C Distilling Co Release: 2021 Whiskey: Smoke Wagon Region: Las Vegas Price: $40.00 Proof: 92.5 Age: No Age Statement The Barrel Cellar Score: 87 Points Review Date: 03/01/2023 About the Bourbon: Smoke Wagon Straight Bourbon Whiskey is a blended bourbon. It’s produced by Nevada H&C distilling which has received acclaim for it’s more limited and high proof bourbons since its…
Larceny Barrel Proof C921
Distiller: Old Fitzgerald Release: 2021 Whiskey: Larceny Barrel Proof C921 Region: Bardstown, Ky Price: $55.00 Proof: 122.6 Age: 6-8 years The Barrel Cellar Score: 93 Points Review Date: 02/21/2023 About the Bourbon: From the bottle – John E Fitzgerald was a treasury agent, who at the time, was the only person legally allowed to carry keys to the rick houses. He often…
Larceny Small Batch
Distiller: Heaven HillRelease: 2021Whiskey: Larceny Small BatchRegion: Bardstown, KyPrice: $25.00Proof: 92Age: 6 yearsThe Barrel Cellar Score: 92 PointsReview Date: 4/04/2022 About the Bourbon: Old Fitzgerald is the distilling company behind Larceny Small Batch bourbon, but it should be noted that Heaven Hill has owned the distillery since the late 90’s. Larceny is a wheated bourbon….
Distiller: Multiple Sources Release: 2021 Whiskey: Barrell Seagrass Region: Bottled in Louisville, Ky Price: $75.00 Proof: 119.84 Age: 4 + years The Barrel Cellar Score: 91 Points Review Date: 01/11/2023 About the Bourbon: Barrell Craft Spirits is known for their business model of sourcing quality whiskies and blending them. Seagrass is a blend of American (Indiana and Tennessee) and Canadian Rye whiskies. The…
Pursuit United Bourbon
Distiller: Various Release: 2021 Whiskey: Pursuit United Region: Bottled in Louisville, Ky Price: $59.00 Proof: 108 Age: 4 + years The Barrel Cellar Score: 86 Points Review Date: 11/05/2022 About the Bourbon: The guys behind the Pursuit United podcast (which is well regarded by many bourbon enthusiasts) have ventured into blending and marketing their own line of whiskies. Today I’m reviewing their Pursuit…
Distiller: MGP Release: 2021 Whiskey: Pinhook Region: Bottled in Frankfort, Ky Price: $49.00 Proof: 114.8 Age: 4 + years The Barrel Cellar Score: 89 Points Review Date: 09/22/2022 About the Bourbon: The Pinhook bourbon selection I am reviewing today is a blend of three barrels that were produced with a Castle and Key custom mashbill. It’s distilled by MGP distilling in…
Old Forester 1870
Distiller: Old Forester Release: 2022 Whiskey: 1870 Region: Louisville, Ky Price: $45.00 Proof: 90 Age: 4 years The Barrel Cellar Score: 88 Points Review Date: 07/25/2022 About the Bourbon: Old Forester’s 1870 is a tribute to George Garvin Brown’s original batch Bourbon. It is a member of Old Forester’s “Whiskey Row” line up of bourbons, and given a name that…