The Court of Three Sisters: Knob Creek Single Barrel Select release from Hokus Pokus

The one thing I love more than Knob Creek Single Barrel is Knob Creek Single Barrel Select, that is to say store picks of this wonderful bourbon. Knob Creek Single Barrel is bottled at 120 proof, which is generally very close to barrel proof. Imagine throwing about a red solo cup of water in a … Continue reading The Court of Three Sisters: Knob Creek Single Barrel Select release from Hokus Pokus

Four Roses Small Batch Select: An Amazing Addition To The Four Roses Regular Lineup

I love me some Four Roses; not the flagship bottle or the regular small batch, but the single barrel, single barrel cask strength store picks, and their limited editions. The Hokus Pokus barrel pick last year was truly one of the best whiskies I have ever had. A behind the scenes contributor to this blog, … Continue reading Four Roses Small Batch Select: An Amazing Addition To The Four Roses Regular Lineup

The Bourbon Future, Part II: From Grain To Glass To Long On Vendome

In The Bourbon Future, Part I, I made a number of predictions about the future of Bourbon, which I believe to be very bright indeed. One of those predictions is: "The consumer will drive the market, and they will know exactly what they are getting when they buy a bottle, or a case, or a … Continue reading The Bourbon Future, Part II: From Grain To Glass To Long On Vendome

Barrell Bourbon 14 year old Hokus Pokus Pick: Why The Latest Barrell Bourbon Batches Have Been So Good

Last November Hokus Pokus bought a barrel of 14 year old Barrell Bourbon Single Barrel. Since then, Barrell has released their last three batches of bourbon all with 14 year old Cascade Hollow bourbon from Tennessee as a component. Last year's and this year's Single Barrel picks from Hokus are this wonderful juice. Tasting it … Continue reading Barrell Bourbon 14 year old Hokus Pokus Pick: Why The Latest Barrell Bourbon Batches Have Been So Good

W.B.Saffell Kentucky Straight Bourbon: Yes, it is worth $50 a pint

Campari Group, the owners of Wild Turkey, last year started their whiskey barons series, releasing pint sized bottles of bourbon with pre-prohibition brand names. Hokus Pokus has has these, and while I have no problem shelling out $100 for a good bottle of bourbon, $50 for a pint was somehow a problem for me mentally. … Continue reading W.B.Saffell Kentucky Straight Bourbon: Yes, it is worth $50 a pint