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.four roses - single barrel

Door number eight of the Drinks by the Dram Bourbon Advent Calendar 2016 hides a Kentucky straight bourbon from the Four Roses distillery. On top of that, it is a single barrel, picked from the best casks in the warehouse, matured until seen fit to carry the weight of the distillery on its own. 192 more words

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A FEW Good (Rye) Barrels

Inertia can have its benefits. I’ve been running the bar at Areal for 4 years now which means that these days the bar is essentially an extension of my personal tastes over the years. 728 more words

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El Dorado ICBU (Single Barrel)

El Dorado ICBU (Single Barrel)
Rum – rum from a traditional column still.
ABV Test: 38% ABV @ 20°

Described by Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) in various forms such as “Connoisseur Range”, “Heritage Rums” and “Single Barrel” editions, DDL released three bottlings celebrating their historic sugar estates and stills, each of which showcases a different type of still and hence varying flavours and styles of rum. 1,053 more words


Review #3: The Balvenie Single Barrel 12yr

This is The Balvenie Single Barrel 12 year old at 47.8% for my third whisky review.

N: Vanilla and rich honey that is more like honeycomb are immediately present, it’s light and fresh with apple skins and grass as well. 221 more words

The Preacher Just Keeps Getting Younger

Hey it’s time to talk about two of my favorite things again. Privately selected single barrels and, less enthusiastically, change!

Let’s take this arrival of a brand new 10 year old single barrel of Elijah Craig to look at just how much things have, or haven’t changed. 1,270 more words

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Blanton's Bourbon Review (Acquistapace's Barrel 39)

Earlier this year I was thrilled to have been asked to help with some barrel selections for Aquistapace’s Covington Supermarket. Adam Acquistapace and I tasted our way through some barrel samples for private bottlings of Buffalo Trace, Eagle Rare and Blanton’s. 290 more words


Son of a Preacher Man: Elijah Craig 18 Year Single Barrel

People always ask, “What is your favorite whiskey?” and I always respond, “That’s like asking a parent to pick their favorite child.” It’s flippant but also kind of true. 559 more words

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