Pinhook KSB

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…

Early Times Bottled in Bond

Distiller: Sazerac Release: 2021 Whiskey: Early Times Bottled-In-Bond Region: Louisville, Ky Price: $25.00 Proof: 100 Age:  4 years The Barrel Cellar Score:  90 Points Review Date: 05/22/2022 About the Bourbon: I’ve browsed past Early Times bourbon sitting on a shelf at a local retailer countless times. I’ve always assumed it to be a bottom shelf mixer, and really hadn’t given it…

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….

Wild Turkey Kentucky Spirit

Distiller: Wild Turkey Release: 2021 Whiskey: Kentucky Spirit  Region: Bardstown, Ky Price: $59.00 Proof: 101 Age:  8 years The Barrel Cellar Score:  90 Points Review Date: 03/28/2022 About the Bourbon: Wild Turkey Kentucky Spirit is a single barrel offering from Wild Turkey Distilling. Kentucky spirit has been granted many awards with the most recent being a gold medal at the 2021…

Old Forester 150th Anniversary Edition

Distiller: Old Forester  Release: 2020 Whiskey: 150th Anniversary Region: Louisville, Ky Price: $150.00 Proof: 126.5 Age:  No Age Statement The Barrel Cellar Score:  90 Points Review Date: 08/22/2021 About the Bourbon: Brown-Forman celebrates 150th anniversary with three distinct batches of bourbon. The bottle I am reviewing today comes from batch #3 which has a mash bill of 72% corn, 18% Rye,…

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…