I have always been a fan of spy movies, including the original Kingsman The Secret Service. Kingsman is slightly comedic; not Austin Powers comedic but definitely funny. Great gadgets and great action sequences gives Kingsman a 007 flair. In Golden Circle, the British Kingsman are almost eliminated and are forced to seek the help of … Continue reading I saw Kingsman the Golden Circle today; review of Old Forester Statesman
At the outset, let me say that I am a fan of Smooth Ambler. The Single Barrel Old Scout is a truly great whiskey I reviewed on Facebook. So, my father picked up a bottle of Contradiction for me in New Orleans. I was eager to try it. I am a big fan of wheated … Continue reading Smooth Ambler Contradiction; Not Too Sure Their Wheated Bourbon Works With Rye Recipe Bourbon
In 2008 Old Forester was one of my go to bourbons. Very reasonably priced so I often bought it by the handle. That year they came out with a 75th Anniversary of the repeal of prohibition gift set of a 100 proof Old Forester with a certificate and a Glencairn glass. One of the interesting … Continue reading Old Forester: A bit of bourbon history, some of it personal, and a review of the whisky row 1920 edition
Distilleries have these people called brand ambassadors. Some are paid to tour around and promote their brand, like Al Young for Four Roses, or to make cool commercials like Matthew McConoughay does for Wild Turkey, or you can sign up with tens of thousands of people to be a brand ambassador for Maker's Mark via … Continue reading Totally Unfair! I review a Whiskey that really is unobtainable: Eagle Rare 11 year old Single Barrel Select Selected By Harlan Wheatley for Friends of the Trace
I decided to open another of the bottles I picked up the other day. I had some trepidation since Heaven Hill and Beam use the same wild yeast recipe that gives most of their whiskey that peanut after taste. If properly balanced, it's tolerable, as in the Knob Creek 25th Anniversary Cask Strength Bourbon. At … Continue reading Elijah Craig Small Batch Barrel Proof – A Heaven Hill Bourbon I Actually Love.