Old Ezra 7-Year Barrel Strength

Very recently we attended a whiskey event and came across a bourbon that completely blew our minds. Old Ezra is a Kentucky Straight bourbon whiskey aged for 7-years in new charred white oak barrels. It is barrel strength, bottled at 117 proof and it is distilled at Luxco’s Lux Row Distillers. Tasting Notes Nose: oak,…

Woodinville Straight Bourbon Whiskey

While out in Seattle earlier this year I had a chance to visit the Woodinville Whiskey distillery. The distillery was started by two friends Orlin Sorensen and Brett Carlile who were mentored by David Pickerell, former Master Distiller for Maker’s Mark. Although Sorensen and Carlile are still very much a part of the distillery, in…

Oregon Spirits – Straight American Bourbon whiskey

Happy New Year to you all! We are officially kicking off 2019 with my first blog post of the year featuring Oregon Spirits Straight American Bourbon. Oregon Spirits, founded in 2009, is a craft distillery in Bend, Oregon. They source local and regional grains for all their spirits. This particular bourbon is aged for four…

2018 Holiday Gift Guide: Bourbon and Whisky

It’s that time of year again! If whisk(e)y is what you are looking for to give as a gift, I am here to help. Note: If you aren’t familiar with my blog I purchase every single whiskey, whisky and bourbon I have featured in this blog. I have been honest about my opinion without any…

Colonel E.H. Taylor Barrel Proof

Colonel E.H. Taylor is just one of the many brands under Buffalo Trace. The brand is named after former Buffalo Trace owner Edmund Haynes Taylor, Jr. This whiskey is uncut, unfiltered and bottled at more than 125 proof. For those that don’t know, barrel proof is the equivalent of cask strength. This means that the…

Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon

Sunday nights have become a bit of a bourbon night for my boyfriend and I. For the last couple of weekends we have sat down to watch Game of Thrones with a dram of Bourbon. Last night it happened to be a bourbon we had not tried before but had heard so much about, Buffalo…

Rough Rider & Pine Barrens Whisk(e)y

Rough Rider and Pine Barrens are American Whiskeys produced by Long Island Spirits. The distillery was founded in 2007 and is located in Baiting Hollow, NY. My boyfriend’s friend Dan is from Long Island, NY (although he lives in MA) and he recently gave these to my boyfriend when they exchanged Christmas gifts. Yes, I…

George Dickel Superior No. 12 Whisky

My first tasting experience with George Dickel happened just a couple weeks ago and that was with their Superior No. 12 Whisky. I had heard do much about the brand that I finally had to try it! George Dickel was established in Tennessee around the 1870’s by George Dickel. Alcohol producer giant, Diageo, now owns…

Video Blog: Rittenhouse Straight Rye Whiskey and Cocktail drink

It’s the Monday before 4th of July and not only do I have a review for you on Rittenhouse Straight Rye whiskey but I also have a video blog featuring a cocktail drink I made with Rittenhouse that would be good for any BBQ. Rittehouse Rye is produced by Heaven Hills and produced in the…

Larceny Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

I’ve officially had it with all this snow! Over 9 feet of snow within the last few weeks makes me want to move to a nice tropical island. I however suspect we have not seen the last of the snow storms. During last weeks storm I wrote a review about a bourbon, I am going…

2014 Holiday Gift Guide – Bourbon/Whiskey and Whisky

Time is flying by and if you are like me, I am certain you are trying to think of ideas for those last-minute holiday gifts you may still need to buy. Well, I am here to help! Looking through all the 119 posts I’ve posted since I first started blogging I’ve come up with a…