Tag Archives: Kentucky

De Whiskykoning’s Bottoms Up 2019

As is tradition for Rob Stevens of De Whiskykoning, he hosted his annual Bottoms Up tasting yesterday. The second Sunday in January is an afternoon to be reckoned with, and this year was no different from before. Of course, it’s … Continue reading

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Knob Creek 9yo, Cask 3080, 60% – OB for K&L Wines

September is Bourbon Heritage Month, apparently. For us outside of the USA it doesn’t mean anything and I’m not even sure it’s still a thing stateside. Anyway, I thought it was a good excuse to review a bourbon that I … Continue reading

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Willett, Family Estate Bottled Single Barrel Rye, cask 124, 58.7%

I have no idea why exactly, but I really love Willett. They used to release heaps of old rye whiskies, but those stocks seem to have depleted. Since a couple of years they’ve been distilling their own whiskey. Before that … Continue reading

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More bottle shares

The whisky season is hitting the ground running with some really interesting releases. Of course, I wouldn’t be me if I didn’t want to try a lot of them, so there’s about to be a lot of bottle shares happening … Continue reading

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Eagle Rare 10, barrel 230, 45% – OB for World of Drinks

This is not going to be a traditional review with proper tasting notes. Mostly since I didn’t write any notes, but I still want to review this whisky, in a way. Some background first, since that is the reason I’m … Continue reading

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Old Hermitage Rye Whiskey Reserve, Pre-prohibition rye whiskey

I’m no buff on old American whiskey, but if I get the chance to try one I will. This, however, is only my second sample of such a dram. A couple of years back I wanted to get into bourbon … Continue reading

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Is bourbon being de-premiumized?

This will be me just voicing my worries about the bourbon industry. A while ago I read on Sku’s Recent Eats that Elijah Craig no longer has the big ’12’ on the front label. It has moved to the back label … Continue reading

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