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…

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…

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…