George T Stagg Bourbon Review 2018

A true American achievement.

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Eagle Rare Single Barrel

Distiller: Buffalo Trace Distillery Release: 2019 Bourbon: Eagle Rare Single Barrel Region: Frankfort, Kentucky Price: $40 Proof: 90 Age: 10 years The Barrel Cellar Score: 90 Review Date: 6/30/2019 Color: Russet brown Nose: Raisin, cherrywood, caramel, and a touch of citrus Taste: Medium bodied. First taste (poured neat): Leather, brulee, mild oak.  Finish dried fruit, oak,…

These Items will Compliment any Bottle of Whiskey you Choose

When I think about whiskey decanters, my thoughts instantly turn to film.  Classic moments in some of my favorites such as Boardwalk Empire, Mad Men, House of Cards, Inside Man, the Sopranos, and other iconic films and series feature whiskey decanters.  Why?  They’re impressive, they exhibit elegance, and they keep people guessing as to what…

Take a Trip to Bourbon Country with Wild Turkey Rare Breed.

Distiller: Wild Turkey Release: 2018 Bourbon: Rare Breed Barrel Proof Region: Lawrenceburg, Kentucky Price: $42 Proof: 116.8 Age: Mix 6-12 years The Barrel Cellar Score: 89 Review Date: 4/23/2019 Color: Saddle Brown Nose: Raisins, brown sugar, mild oak, and a dusty road Taste:  First taste (poured neat): Cinnamon, leather, black pepper.  Drop a couple of ice cubes in your glass and tastes of rye, oak, and…

Four Roses 130th Anniversary Edition

Distiller: Four Roses Release: 2018 Bourbon: Four Roses 130th anniversary edition Region: Lawrenceburg, Kentucky Price: $140 Proof: 108 Age: Mix of 10, 13,14, and 16-year barrels The Barrel Cellar Score: 96 Review Date: 2/16/2019 Color: Deep Amber Nose: Cinnamon, leather, vanilla, cocoa, oak Taste: Medium bodied, velvety, has a slight oily mouthfeel. First taste (poured…

Elijah Craig Small Batch 1789

Distiller: Elijah Craig Release: 2018 Bourbon: Elijah Craig Small Batch 1789 Region: Bardstown, Kentucky Price: $30 Proof: 94 Age: Not Available The Barrel Cellar Score: 87 Review Date: 2/6/2019 Color: Russet Nose: Green apple, leather, butter, brown sugar (neat).   Burnt sugar (2 cubes). Taste: Medium to full bodied, has a slight oily mouthfeel. First taste…