Woodford Reserve Five Wood Review

The Woodford Reserve Distillery Series is, according to their website: “An eclectic line of one-of-a-kind expressions, Distillery Series pushes the creative boundaries of whiskeys to the extreme.” The series includes the Double Double Oaked, Barrel Finished Rye, Sweet Mash Redux, Frosty Four Wood, Bottled in Bond, Three Grain, Four Grain, Five Malt, Blended Rye, Toasted Oak Rye, French Oak Cask Finished Rye and the latest release, the Woodford Reserve Five Wood.

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1792 225th Anniversary Bourbon Review

The 1792 225th Anniversary Bourbon was a limited release from Barton 1792 in 2017 to commemorate the 225th anniversary of Kentucky becoming a state. According to the label “a distinct group of barrels have been carefully selected and married together” to make this bourbon. No age statement is given, but the label states “after aging nearly a decade”, so this bourbon is in the neighborhood of 10 years old. It’s bottled at 92.15 proof. 92 for the year 1792, and 15 for Kentucky being the 15th state to join the union. This bourbon was only sold in Kentucky.

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Old Fitzgerald 11 Years Aged Bourbon Review

eaven Hill began releasing the Old Fitzgerald Bottled-in-Bond decanters in the Spring of 2018. This Old Fitzgerald 11 Years Aged Bourbon was the first of the series. There are Spring and Fall releases every year, although the Spring release may arrive in Summer and the Fall release may arrive in winter.

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Wild Turkey 17 Year Old BiB Bourbon Review

This Wild Turkey 17 Year Old Bottled In Bond Bourbon is a very unique bourbon. The nose is just incredible, and unlike a lot of bourbons, all of those flavors continue on into the taste, and then even into the finish, where they are ultimately overcome by dryness and char. But that’s actually welcome. The finish is almost cleansing, like Fernet-Branca after a large meal, getting me ready for my next sip. And that next sip could be quite a while a way, since the finish lasts a good long time.

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