Senator Chuck Schumer apparently can't read labels. He thinks Widow Jane bourbon is actually made in Brooklyn, and he gave Mitch McConnell a bottle while bragging about his home town bourbon. But, it's not. It is just proofed down in New York state and Widow Jane has an office in Brooklyn. Widow Jane is kind … Continue reading Widow Jane 12 Year Old 99 Proof -Hokus Pokus Barrel Select – a 12 year old MGP bourbon that hits it out of the park
I have blogged extensively about Barrell, both their bourbons and other whiskies. As to their bourbons, my favorites tend to be those that have some MGP juice from Indiana to balance out their Tennessee bourbon from Cascade Hollow. When the releases have only Kentucky and Tennessee bourbons, the Kentucky juice has been distinctively Heaven Hill. … Continue reading Barrell Bourbon Batch 18: Barrell goes Four Roses to an amazing bourbon
Kentucky Owl is a non-distiller producer whiskey run by a descendant of the family that used to distill the original Kentucky Owl pre-prohibition. When Kentucky Owl got its reboot, it become a very desired bottle of cask strength bourbon that was generally only available in Kentucky and became as much of a unicorn as Pappy … Continue reading Kentucky Owl Confiscated Kentucky Straight Bourbon- Kentucky Owl for the masses, sort of.