Old Forester 1920 Prohibition Style

Thanks to /u/georgejessel for pouring me this dram If you happen to only read my bourbon reviews or just been ignoring the silly review styles I’ve been doing and then fallen onto this review, well welcome. This dram was part of a group of whiskey samples I swapped for that my wife then put in order for an Advent Calendar. Aren’t those usually written about in December?… Continue reading Old Forester 1920 Prohibition Style

Booker’s Rye Big Time Batch

Thanks to /u/devoz for this sample. When Booker’s Rye Big Time Batch came out, I sadly couldn’t obtain some. Changing careers, not having children to sell, various other things that came up like needing food to live all got in the way. However, through some swaps, I was eventually able to get it. The idea behind it? Back in 2003, Booker Noe laid down barrels of rye before he… Continue reading Booker’s Rye Big Time Batch

Thomas H. Handy Sazerac Rye 2016

Thanks to /u/devoz for pouring me a sample. I usually feel a bit sheepish about some of my reviews. They’re behind the times, to be honest. However when it comes to the rarer, harder to find stuff, I’m going to review them when I get the chance. Period. Take, for instance, Thomas H. Handy Sazerac Rye from 2016. Yes, this would have been more pertinent two years ago. However… Continue reading Thomas H. Handy Sazerac Rye 2016

Four Roses 2016 Limited Edition Barrel Strength

Thanks to /u/devoz for pouring me this sample. Four Roses 2016 Limited Edition Barrel Strength is something I almost feel like I shouldn’t have to explain. I mean, by now, even the newest of the new whiskey fans know of this, right? But that’d be unprofessional. Or something. Or more than I usually do. So for those of you not in the know, each year there’s a new… Continue reading Four Roses 2016 Limited Edition Barrel Strength

Four Roses Private Selection (OESK Prav Saraff)

Thanks to /u/devoz for pouring me a sample of this. It’s good one of us is reviewing it. We’ve all been here before, right? You are at a tasting, and someone has a Four Roses Private Selection. And you’re like “Hey, I already reviewed every single recipe. Why do another?” Then someone mentions that they all have different ages, are in different warehouses, how different barrels react differently,… Continue reading Four Roses Private Selection (OESK Prav Saraff)