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…

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….

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…

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…