Evan Williams Single Barrel, 2007 Vintage – Review

*I don't think this qualifies as an "archival bourbon" review, but please note the whiskey in this review is a slightly older, limited bottling and likely not readily available today. While newer Evan Williams Single Barrel vintages are available, they will not be the same as the one reviewed here. This was one of my … Continue reading Evan Williams Single Barrel, 2007 Vintage – Review

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Evan Williams Bottled In Bond Kentucky Bourbon – Review

The label of Evan Williams Bottled in Bond Kentucky Bourbon proclaims many things. Large and in front, right below the Evan Williams name, it says "since 1783,"  and then right below that, "Kentucky's 1st Distiller." The label on the side elaborates on those two things a bit, stating that Evan Williams was indeed the first … Continue reading Evan Williams Bottled In Bond Kentucky Bourbon – Review

Evan Williams Single Barrel, 2000 Vintage – Review

Depending on who you ask, the year 2000 was either the first year of the current millennium we're in now, or, according to strict Gregorianists, the last year of the millennium we just left. The Gregorianists (is there such a thing?) are probably right, though aesthetically, it looks a lot better for a millennium to … Continue reading Evan Williams Single Barrel, 2000 Vintage – Review

Bourbon & Rye at 18 Reasons

I'm happy to say the event is sold out!  Third sell out in a row... I'll be leading a Bourbon & Rye tasting/class at 18 Reasons on Tuesday, March 22. We'll take an introductory look at these two distinctly American spirits, talk a bit about their history and taste 3 examples of each including Evan Williams … Continue reading Bourbon & Rye at 18 Reasons

Evan Williams Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Black Label – Review

Just to clear a few things up, Evan Williams Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey is not named for Celtic's goalkeeper in the 1970 European Championships, Evan Williams, who, despite playing a decent game, gave up what turned out to be the game-winner to the Dutch team Feyenoord in the 117th minute. Evan Williams Bourbon is also … Continue reading Evan Williams Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Black Label – Review