Old Bardstown Bottled in Bond

Distiller: Willett Release: 2021 Whiskey: Old Bardstown Bottled-in-Bond Region: Bardstown, Ky Price: $25.00 Proof: 100 Age:  No Age Statement The Barrel Cellar Score:  88 Points Review Date: 01/10/2022 About the Bourbon: Old Bardstown BIB is an inexpensive, entry level bourbon produced by the celebrated Willett Distillery. Found on the bottom shelf of many liquor establishments, it is often passed…

Smoke Wagon – Unfiltered Uncut

Distiller: Nevada H&C Distilling Co Release: 2021 Whiskey: Smoke Wagon Uncut Unfiltered – Batch 69 Region: Las Vegas, NV Price: $80.00 Proof: 116.8 Age:  ~8 Years The Barrel Cellar Score:  91 Points Review Date: 11/23/2021 About the Bourbon:  Nevada H&C Distilling Company’s “Smoke Wagon Uncut Unfiltered” is a blend of barrel strength bourbons ranging in age between 4 and 8 years.  The…

George Remus Straight Bourbon

Distiller: George Remus Distilling Co Release: 2020 Whiskey: George Remus Straight Bourbon Region: Louisville, Ky Price: $40.00 Proof: 115.9 Age:  ~4 Years The Barrel Cellar Score:  86 Points Review Date: 11/15/2021 About the Bourbon: From the bottle; “From Apothecary to Kingpin, George Remus created one of the most intricate, successful bootlegging operations of Prohibition. With each Single Barrel holding its unique…

Old Forester Single Barrel

Distiller: Old Forester Distilling Company Release: 2021 Whiskey: Old Forester Single Barrel Region: Louisville, Ky Price: $45.00 Proof: 90 Age:  ~4 Years The Barrel Cellar Score: 88 Points Review Date: 10/18/2021 About the Bourbon: Today I’m reviewing Brown-Foreman’s 90 proof Old Forester Single Barel offering. The bottle was hand picked by Binny’s Beverage Depot. It was aged in warehouse 1…

Angel’s Envy

Distiller: Angel’s Envy Distillery Release: 2021 Whiskey: Angel’s Envy Region: Louisville, Ky Price: $65.00 Proof: 109.8 Age:  ~6 Years The Barrel Cellar Score:  91 Points Review Date: 10/02/2021 About the Bourbon: Angel’s Envy was founded in 2011 by Franklin and Wes Henderson (father and son). Their plan was to produce a bourbon finished in port barrels. Lincoln had been producing quality…

1792 Full Proof Bourbon

Distiller: Barton 1792 Distillery Release: 2021 Whiskey: 1792 Full Proof Region: Bardstown, Ky Price: $55.00 Proof: 125 Age:  7 Years The Barrel Cellar Score: 90 Points Review Date: 08/22/2021 About the Bourbon: 1792’s producer Barton Distillery is part of the Sazerac family of distillers. It is my opinion that sharing a parent company with Buffalo Trace has allowed it to inherit…

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…

Rebel Yell Distillers Collection

Distiller: Lux Row Release: 2021 Whiskey: Rebel Yell Distiller’s Collection Region: Bardstown, Ky Price: $29.00 Proof: 113 Age:  ~4 Years The Barrel Cellar Score:  89 Points Review Date: 06/22/2021 About the Bourbon:Lux Row’s Distiller’s Collection Label is a line of single barrel offerings. The bottle I’m reviewing today was hand picked by Binny’s Beverage Depot. Rebel Yell is a corn…

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…