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    Review: Angel’s Envy Cask Strength Bourbon – Limited Edition (2014)

    Review: Angel’s Envy Cask Strength Bourbon – Limited Edition (2014) Angel’s Envy remains a top bourbon pick — and cheap, too — but true fans know that something special awaits if they just hang in there. Last year the company released its first Cask Strength Edition of its Port-finished bourbon.

    5 readers - By Christopher Null/ Drinkhacker.com

    Vintage Ad Archive: Bourbon Bonanza!

    September is Bourbon Heritage Month, and accordingly, we here at Alcohol Professor have recently devoted lots of space to showcasing different sides of Kentucky’s native spirit –and now I’ve decided it’s only fitting to join in the fun myself, take our readers for a spin through the past, and present an extra-special Bourbon-centric trawl through my media files! And while I’ve showcased Ame.

    5 readers - By Patrick A. Reed/ The Alcohol Professor

      Review: Old Forester Birthday Bourbon 2014 Edition

      Drinkhacker.com - - 3 readers - Review: Old Forester Birthday Bourbon 2014 Edition Old Forester’s annual release of Birthday Bourbon — a celebration of the birthday of George Garvin Brown, founder of Brown-Forman — may not have the level of breathless anticipation surrounding it that, say, the year’s Antique Collection or Parker’s Heritage whiskey does.

      Celebrating 60 Years with Wild Turkey’s Jimmy Russell

      Drinkhacker.com - - 2 readers - Celebrating 60 Years with Wild Turkey’s Jimmy Russell Hey, look who dropped into San Francisco on the eve of WhiskyFest! It’s Jimmy and Eddie Russell, the co-master distillers at Wild Turkey. Over toasts and samples of a variety of WT expressions — including the Diamond Anniversary edition, which is now making its way to the west coast — the duo talked Old Time Kentucky, ponies, ...

      Pairing Bourbon and Cheese With Four Roses

      The Alcohol Professor - - 2 readers - Four Roses Small Batch and Comte All photos by Keith Allison. Pairing wine with cheese (and everything else under the sun) is a pastime that seems as old as the wine industry itself. While doing the same with bourbon isn’t entirely uncommon, it’s certainly substantially less common than with wine.

      Fall-Into-Winter Warmers: Whiskeys With Flavor and Value!

      The Pour Fool - - 1 readers - Note: I originally wrote this at thepourfool.com, as part of my Fall Round-Up of Value Spirits but, since the interest in Whiskeys was so much larger than that of any other category, I decided that readers of the P-I would benefit more from a stand-alone post about Whiskeys that you can drink all winter, stay warm (if not dry) and enjoy all year long.

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      Review: Old Forester Birthday Bourbon 2014 Edition

      … Review: Old Forester Birthday Bourbon 2014 Edition Old Forester’s annual release of Birthday Bourbon — a celebration of the birthday of George Garvin Brown, founder of Brown-Forman — may not have the level of breathless anticipation surrounding it that, say, the year’s Antique Collection or Parker’s Heritage whiskey does. But I’ll say one…

      3 readers - By Christopher Null/ Drinkhacker.com

      Fall-Into-Winter Warmers: Whiskeys With Flavor and Value!

      … of Colorado, their excise is $2.28 per gallon…THIRTY-TWO DOLLARS AND NINETY-FOUR CENTS lower than mine. Find your state on the map and take a moment to revel in the fact that you are a booze fan and that you don’t live in this corner of the country. Let me say this directly and with no sugar coating: When we passed Washington Initiative 1183…

      1 readers - By The Pour Fool

      A Little Bit Of The Bubbly

      … wife Liora and their son Yahav together established Welner Wines to focus on high-quality, value-priced kosher wines from around the world including Chile, Israel, Spain, Italy, France, South Africa, Argentina and Australia. The Deccolio Prosecco ($ 11), found at Whole Foods Markets, has floral, green apple and tangerine aromas that develop…

      1 readers - By Grapelines

      Review: Angel’s Envy Cask Strength Bourbon – Limited Edition (2014)

      …. Fans of old, heavily wooded whiskeys will naturally eat this up, but those who enjoy a more fruity spirit will probably find something to enjoy here, too. Even more water (don’t be shy) helps to coax out more gentle vanilla, caramel, raisin, and cherry notes — some of the hallmarks of the standard AE bottlings — while still hinting at its burlier underpinnings. 119.3 proof. A- / $169 / angelsenvy.com Similar Posts: This entry was posted in Bourbon, Rated A-, Reviews, Whiskey. Bookmark the permalink. …

      5 readers - By Christopher Null/ Drinkhacker.com

      Pairing Bourbon and Cheese With Four Roses

      … with a burly, boisterous Islay scotch. It was all Four Roses Single Barrel could do to keep up. Four Roses Single Barrel and Epoisses In fact, I needed the higher proof of the Single Barrel to help me out, because the gooey Epoisses proved rather too advanced for my palette. Bottled at 100 proof and possessed of a character that begins…

      2 readers - By Keith Allison/ The Alcohol Professor

      New Whisk(e)y For Fall

      … Wheat Whiskey Aged 13 Years: Each year, Heaven Hill releases a limited edition whiskey named for beloved 6th generation Master Distiller Ermeritus Parker Beam, which is usually a favorite at Whiskyfest. This is the first year it’s not a bourbon. Instead, they released a 13 year old cask strength version (127.4 proof!) of Bernheim Wheat Whiskey, aged…

      1 readers - By Amanda Schuster/ The Alcohol Professor

      Vintage Ad Archive: Bourbon Bonanza!

      …, wooing the public with a wide range of pitches. Old Grand Dad, 1937 Four Roses, 1937 Silver Dollar, 1937 Old Forester, 1938 Four Roses, 1939 Old Grand Dad, 1930s I. W. Harper, 1940 Old Grand Dad, 1940 Ancient Age, 1942 Old Grand Dad, 1942 Glenmore, 1942 Ancient Age, 1943 Unfortunately, only a few years later, America was feeling the sting…

      5 readers - By Patrick A. Reed/ The Alcohol Professor

      From Field to Glass - Hillrock Estate Distillery

      …. Fermentation only lasts 4 to 5 days and the mash looks like oatmeal. Once fermentation is done it heads to the still. Then it is aged in 8 different sizes of new oak barrels At this time they produce 4 products. Double Cask Rye Whiskey – 100% rye grain, aromas of cinnamon and clove, caramel and butterscotch. Single Malt Whiskey - Single malted…

      3 readers - By Debbie Gioquindo/ Hudson Valley Wine Goddess

      Bourbon’s Bones

      … For Bourbon Heritage Month, a Louisville native reflects on the remnants of the city's whiskey landscape Brown-Forman distillery All photos by Keith Allison. Kentucky’s Bourbon Trail is a carefully cultivated and well worthwhile trip through the rolling green distilling landscape of the state’s bourbon industry. Even industrial behemoths…

      4 readers - By Keith Allison/ The Alcohol Professor

      Top 10 Kosher Wines Over $30

      …) is bursting with floral and red berry aromas along with layers of blueberry, raspberry and plum flavors, along with coffee, oak, dark chocolate and spice. While not for every palate (nor wallet), the extraordinary Chateau Guiraud Sauternes 2001 ($150) is creamy, honeyed and full-bodied, expressing aromas of butterscotch, apples and vanilla that mingle…

      5 readers - By Grapelines

      Native Spirit: The Real American Beauty

      … of celebration, I chose to do what I do best and make a great cocktail that shows off the nuances of such a wonderful spirit. 3 Bags Full Pour 2 ounces/60ml of Wild Turkey Bourbon into a shaker. I chose the Wild Turkey 81 because it has a mellow taste, making it perfectly suited to mixing in drinks. Next add in 1/4 ounce/7.4 ml of Maraschino liqueur and 3…

      1 readers - By Josh Powell/ The Alcohol Professor

      Diageo Adds a Bulleit Attraction to Bourbon Country

      … All photos by Kevin Gibson. Louisville, Ky., mayor Greg Fischer told the crowd at the ribbon-cutting for the new Bulleit Frontier Whiskey Experience that that the state of Kentucky considers bourbon a food group. He was exaggerating, but not by much. Bourbon-mad Kentucky added another tourist draw this week in Louisville that will provide…

      1 readers - By Kevin Gibson/ The Alcohol Professor
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