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…

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…

Edmeades Red Zinfandel

Wine Maker: Edmeades Vintage: 2010 Wine Name/Vineyard: Mendocino County Wine Category: Red Zinfandel Grape blend: 100% Zinfandel Bottle size: 750 ml Region: North Coast State or country: California Price: $20.00 ABV: 15.0% Cases produced: N/A The Barrel Cellar Score:  87 points Review date: April 30, 2021 About the Winemaker: Known primarily for their Red Zinfandel releases, Edmeades Vineyards produces bold wines…

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…

Torii Mor Olalla Vineyard Pinot Noir

Wine Maker: Torii Mor Vintage: 2013 Wine Name/Vineyard: Olalla Vineyard Wine Category: Pinot Noir Grape blend: 100% Pinot Noir Bottle size: 750 ml Region: Willamette Valley State or country: Oregon Price: $30.00 ABV: 13.3% Cases produced: N/A The Barrel Cellar Score:  91 points Review date: February 19, 2021 About the Winemaker: Torii Mor’s tasting room sits in a beautiful Japanese style…

Ana Diogo-Draper Cabernet Sauvignon

Wine Maker: Ana Diogo-Draper Vintage: 2017 Wine Name/Vineyard: Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Category: Cabernet Sauvignon Grape blend: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon Bottle size: 750 ml Region: Sonoma State or country: California Price: $18.99 ABV: 15.0% Cases produced: N/A The Barrel Cellar Score:  90 points Review date: January 24, 2021 About the Winemaker: Winemaker Ana Diogo-Draper’s first experience with wine making came in her youth, as she planted…

Whalebone Vineyard – Bob Wine

Winery: Whalebone Vineyard Vintage: 2011 Wine Name/Vineyard: Bob Wine Wine Category: Red Blend Grape blend: Cabernet Sauvignon based blend Bottle size: 750 ml Region: Central Coast State or country: California Price: $36 ABV:  14.0% Cases produced: N/A The Barrel Cellar Score:  89 points Review date: January 22, 2021 About the Winemaker: Whalebone’s vineyards in Paso Robles benefit from a coastal climate, limestone, calcareous soils,…