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

George T. Stagg Kentucky Straight Bourbon, 2014 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection – Review

*Thank you very much to AP and Buffalo Trace for the samples! By this point, you either were lucky enough to get a bottle George T. Stagg or you weren't. If you weren't lucky initially and ended up getting a bottle anyway, then you have quite a bit of disposable income. This year, stories about ridiculous prices … Continue reading George T. Stagg Kentucky Straight Bourbon, 2014 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection – Review

George T. Stagg Kentucky Straight Bourbon, 2013 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection – Review

*Thank you very much to AP and Buffalo Trace for the samples! For those looking for a little history and background on the always-hard-to-find George T. Stagg, please check out my review of the 2011 release. For those hoping to waltz into any old liquor store and find a bottle of the 2013 George T. … Continue reading George T. Stagg Kentucky Straight 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

New Release: Stagg Jr. from Buffalo Trace

The Casks is not necessarily in the business of posting every press release that floats across my expansive oaken desk, but on the rare occasion when something tickles my fancy and I actually have a spare moment, I like to throw out exciting tidbits such as the news about this new release from Buffalo Trace. … Continue reading New Release: Stagg Jr. from Buffalo Trace

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

World Whiskies Awards 2010

The full list for Whisky Magazine's 2010 World Whiskies Awards is up here. Along with Ardbeg's Corryvreckan winning World's Best Single Malt Whisky, a few other notable winners: World’s Best Blended Whisky Hibiki 21 Years Old World’s Best American Whiskey Rittenhouse Straight Rye 100 proof Best American Whiskey - Bourbon George T Stagg Best Irish … Continue reading World Whiskies Awards 2010