Sugarfield Spirits Straight Bourbon Cask Strength Batch HP1 – Hokus Pokus “Local Bourbon Trial” Barrel Pick

It is amazing how far Sugarfield Spirits has come in the eleven months since I visited there. They are creating new spirits and are upping their bourbon game. As soon as this pandemic business is over I will definitely take another trip down there. They are now sourcing bourbon barrels from Midwest Grain Products (MGP) … Continue reading Sugarfield Spirits Straight Bourbon Cask Strength Batch HP1 – Hokus Pokus “Local Bourbon Trial” Barrel Pick

More Fall Limited Release Goodness: Barrell Craft Spirits 15 Year Old Bourbon – 2020 Release

For Thanksgiving yesterday I decided to pop the bottle of Barrell Craft Spirits 15 Year Old Bourbon, the 2020 release. While I have reviewed many Barrell releases, this one is a premium fifteen year old release, which includes their amazing 15 year old Cascade Hollow bourbon coupled with 15 year old bourbons from Kentucky and … Continue reading More Fall Limited Release Goodness: Barrell Craft Spirits 15 Year Old Bourbon – 2020 Release

Old Forester 150th Anniversary Bourbon – Batch Proof

The fall limited releases of bourbon continues apace. Old Forester, the iconic brand that started Brown Forman, is celebrating its 150 Anniversary of bottling bourbon which began in 1870. The project for this release began with 150 hand picked barrels, although unfortunately 3 barrels completely evaporated. When Old Forester bottles batches of bourbon without cutting … Continue reading Old Forester 150th Anniversary Bourbon – Batch Proof

Coopers’ Craft Barrel Reserve-An Affordable Oak Forward Bourbon

After last week’s review of Jim Beam Single Barrel, which is a great $30 bottle of bourbon, I decided to try a bottle first released last year by Brown Forman, Cooper’s Craft Barrel Reserve, which is also in the $30 range at a healthy 100 proof. What makes this bourbon unique is that the inside … Continue reading Coopers’ Craft Barrel Reserve-An Affordable Oak Forward Bourbon

MGP Bourbon from MGP: George Remus Single Barrel Cask Strength Straight Bourbon

In the last few years, I have had a number of really good and some not so good bourbons from MGP - Midwest Grain Products - of Lawrenceberg, Indiana. This is a distillery formerly owned by Seagrams but who now makes a variety of bourbons and ryes that are generally purchased by others (non-distiller producers, … Continue reading MGP Bourbon from MGP: George Remus Single Barrel Cask Strength Straight Bourbon

Calumet Farms 14 Year Old Black Rack Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

It is always fun to find something while bourbon hunting that is unexpected, and even more so given that it is fall when most bourbon producers put out their ultra aged and otherwise really good stuff. When I was shopping on the Hokus Pokus app on my iPhone yesterday, I noticed that they had a … Continue reading Calumet Farms 14 Year Old Black Rack Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey