Eagle Rare 17 Year Old Bourbon, 2013 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection – Review

*Thank you very much to AP and Buffalo Trace for the samples! For a wee bit of background/historical info on the Eagle Rare brand, please check out my review of the 2011 release. Like many of the Buffalo Trace Antique Collection Eagle Rare 17 Year Old releases that came before it, the 2013 Eagle Rare … Continue reading Eagle Rare 17 Year Old Bourbon, 2013 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection – Review

Stagg Jr., Kentucky Straight Bourbon – Review

If you're not new to the world of whisky, then the George T. Stagg release from Buffalo Trace's yearly antique collection needs no introduction. You already know you want a bottle and you already know that it will be damn hard to get one, especially these days when there is a segment of the whisky … Continue reading Stagg Jr., Kentucky Straight Bourbon – Review

William Larue Weller Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, 2011 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection – Review

The name Weller is as intertwined and as important a name as you will find in the history of American whiskey. Daniel Weller was operating a still near Bardstown, KY as early as 1800. His son Samuel followed in his father's footsteps, and his son, William LaRue Weller started making and selling whiskey in 1849. … Continue reading William Larue Weller Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, 2011 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection – Review

George T. Stagg Kentucky Straight Bourbon, 2011 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection – Review

*Thank you very much to AP and Buffalo Trace for the samples! Let me just point out right away that, although it might be a good one, the name George T. Stagg is not that of porn star. No, George T. Stagg was successful whiskey salesman who, in 1870, helped E.H. Taylor purchase a distillery … Continue reading George T. Stagg Kentucky Straight Bourbon, 2011 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection – Review

Eagle Rare 17 Year Old Bourbon, 2011 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection – Review

*Thank you very much to AP and Buffalo Trace for the samples! The Eagle Rare brand was originally owned by Seagram's and made its first appearance in 1975. It was created by Charles L. Beam and was sold as a 10 year old, 101 proof  straight bourbon. Sazerac bought the brand in 1989 and in … Continue reading Eagle Rare 17 Year Old Bourbon, 2011 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection – Review

Top Whisky-type stuff list of 2011

Yeah, another year has come and gone. 2011 was a fairly tumultuous one for me, and due to circumstances totally within my control, I didn't spend as much time with whisky as I have in the past, which was fine with me and most likely fine with my liver. However, this isn't to say that … Continue reading Top Whisky-type stuff list of 2011