Rebel Yell 10 Year Old Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey – Review

*Special thanks to MH and Common Ground PR for the sample. I have no idea how to write a review of Rebel Yell without addressing its racially charged name. The Luxco-owned line of whiskey takes its name from this high-pitched, kind of squealing, not-all-that-frightening tactic used by Confederate soldiers as they fought the Civil War in an … Continue reading Rebel Yell 10 Year Old Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey – Review

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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

William Larue Weller Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, 2013 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection – Review

*Thank you very much to AP and Buffalo Trace for the samples! For more interesting, dare I say titillating info on William Larue Weller, please check out my review of the 2011 Antique Collection release or  my review of the W.L. Weller 12 Year Old. The lone representative of the wheated style of bourbon (that generally … Continue reading William Larue Weller Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, 2013 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection – Review

W.L. Weller 12 Year Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey – Review

William LaRue Weller's story is perhaps a somewhat typical one of successful men and women of the American 1800's. There's war, there's tragedy, there's family, there's dogged perseverance, and there's whiskey. Weller was pretty much born into bourbon making. His grandfather, Daniel, was operating a distillery close to Bardstown, KY as early as 1800. His … Continue reading W.L. Weller 12 Year Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey – Review