Blood Oath Pact No. 4 Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Finished in toasted oak barrels Alc/vol 49.3% Proof 98.6 Pact No.4 MMXVIII Bottled on 2/12/18 Blended with three well-bred bourbons. I held on to this bottle for a few years before cracking it open while spending some time with a friend that enjoys whiskey just as much as I do. I purchased this bottle whileContinue reading “Blood Oath Pact No. 4 Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey”

Backbone Bourbon Uncut Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Batch 016 Alc/vol 60.1% 120.2 proof Barrel Date 5/20/02 Bottled on 9/2017 Distilled in Lawrenceburg IN. Bottled by Backbone Bourbon (Bardstown Kentucky.) I received this as a gift. I think the MSRP is around $55-60 When I checked online. I was curious about this whiskey when I got it and I cracked into it. IContinue reading “Backbone Bourbon Uncut Straight Bourbon Whiskey”

Henry McKenna Sour Mash Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Bottled and Distilled by H. McKenna Distillery Bardstown, Kentucky I was always a bit skeptical about having lower cost whiskey. I had a stigma with lower cost spirits, that they taste like nasty chemicals that overpower the senses, have no flavor, and leaves you with a bad hangover the next day. I figured I shouldContinue reading “Henry McKenna Sour Mash Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey”

Wild Turkey Rare Breed

I had high expectations for this whiskey. I read many reviews about it and it got high praises. My initial thoughts are I should grab a bottle and try it out. The bottle is pretty nice looking, it has a ring/lip half way down the neck of the bottle and wide wood stained cork topper.Continue reading “Wild Turkey Rare Breed”

Thomas H. Handy Sazerac Rye Whiskey

Uncut/Unfiltered 63.6% Alc. By Vol (127.2 Proof) Product of Kentucky I was luck that I got to try this. I was notified that it was at Rohrs in the Morris Inn Hotel on the Campus of Notre Dame. The bottle was not even opened yet. I was super excited I got to try it andContinue reading “Thomas H. Handy Sazerac Rye Whiskey”

Van Winkle Special Reserve 12 Years Old Lot “B”

So this is the whiskey that made me want to start a review blog about it. I had been sampling whiskeys for a few years now and not really taking note other than a mental note of if I liked it or not. I started taking notes when I got to sample this gem. IContinue reading “Van Winkle Special Reserve 12 Years Old Lot “B””