William Larue Weller Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, 2016 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection – Review

*Thank you very much to AP and Buffalo Trace for the samples! This wheated bourbon is perennially one of my favorites from the Antique Collection. According to the brand literature, this year's William Larue Weller Kentucky Straight Bourbon seems to have a bit in common with the 2014 edition in terms of where the barrels … Continue reading William Larue Weller Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, 2016 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection – Review

Sazerac 18 Year Old Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey, 2016 Buffalo trace Antique Collection – Review

*Thank you very much to AP and Buffalo Trace for the samples! Perhaps the most anticipated and interesting of the five Antique Collection bottles this year, the Sazerac 18 Year Old Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey is for the first time since 2003...a new whiskey. Starting that year through 2014, the whisky used in this expression was … Continue reading Sazerac 18 Year Old Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey, 2016 Buffalo trace Antique Collection – Review

George T. Stagg Kentucky Straight Bourbon, 2016 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection – Review

*Thank you very much to AP and Buffalo Trace for the samples! I wonder how many liquor stores dread this time of year. When all these highly allocated, even more highly sought after bottles are released, stores must get the full range of desperate assholes asking for all sorts of preferential treatment just for a … Continue reading George T. Stagg Kentucky Straight Bourbon, 2016 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection – Review

Thomas H. Handy Sazerac Straight Rye Whiskey, Buffalo Trace 2016 Antique Collection – Review

*Thank you very much to AP and Buffalo Trace for the samples! The youngster of the Buffalo Trace Antique Collection. Aside from the barrels being plucked from different locations, and a couple of months of aging, the main difference between this years Thomas H. Handy Sazerac Straight Rye Whiskey and those of the last couple of … Continue reading Thomas H. Handy Sazerac Straight Rye Whiskey, Buffalo Trace 2016 Antique Collection – Review

Eagle Rare 17 Year Old Bourbon, 2016 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection – Review

*Thank you very much to AP and Buffalo Trace for the samples! The 2016 Eagle Rare 17 Year Old Bourbon, like the 2015 version before it, is actually a 17 year old whiskey. While that might seem like an obvious thing to point out given the name, previous editions of the Antique Collection's Eagle Rare 17 … Continue reading Eagle Rare 17 Year Old Bourbon, 2016 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection – Review

William Larue Weller Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, 2014 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection – Review

*Thank you very much to AP and Buffalo Trace for the samples! If you'd like more information on this William Larue Weller fellow, please check out my review of the 2011 Antique Collection release or my review of the W.L. Weller 12 Year Old. If not, then feel free to either read or skim over some … Continue reading William Larue Weller Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, 2014 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection – Review

Eagle Rare 17 Year Old Bourbon, 2014 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection – Review

*Thank you very much to AP and Buffalo Trace for the samples! Reading this year's "release letter" from Buffalo Trace about the Antique Collection's Eagle Rare 17 Year Old, I noticed that it listed the distilling date as 1993. Now as I've mentioned before I am not what you would call a mathematics wizard. I'm good … Continue reading Eagle Rare 17 Year Old Bourbon, 2014 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection – Review