Whiskey Glass Review: The Hokus Pokus Copita Glass

Having been on distillery tours in Scotland and the United States, the Glencairn glass is pretty ubiquitous in use in the whiskey world. Designed in the UK originally for scotch whiskey, Glencairns pretty quickly got picked up by the bourbon world, and my first Glencairn glass was labeled with Old Forester's 75th Anniversary logo. Woodford … Continue reading Whiskey Glass Review: The Hokus Pokus Copita Glass

Peg Leg Porker 8 Year Old Tennessee Straight Bourbon

Being a barbecue guy, I have always wanted to try Peg Leg Porker, both the restaurant in Nashville and this bourbon. Its creator is Pitmaster Carey Bringle, who lost his leg to bone cancer. Just like his barbecue, his bourbon is sourced in Tennessee, and has one very interesting characteristic: rather than undergoing the traditional … Continue reading Peg Leg Porker 8 Year Old Tennessee Straight Bourbon

Bulleit Blender’s Select Kentucky Straight Bourbon – Bulleit going upscale with the flavor profile

As I have written about before, Bulleit was originally a non-distiller producer who bottled bourbon distilled at Ancient Age, before the brand was ultimately bought by Seagrams who also owned Four Roses and was then ultimately sold to Diageo after a great deal of drama. Like Four Roses, regular Bulleit is made up of ten … Continue reading Bulleit Blender’s Select Kentucky Straight Bourbon – Bulleit going upscale with the flavor profile

Wilderness Trail Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey – New Orleans Bourbon Festival Release

The New Orleans Bourbon Festival got cancelled last month due to Covid-19. Wilderness Trail in Danville, Kentucky, had apparently planned on entering the festival and created a release of their bourbon that presumably would have been on sale but also tasted by the tasting panel. Wilderness Trail of Danville, Kentucky, started distilling in 2013, and … Continue reading Wilderness Trail Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey – New Orleans Bourbon Festival Release