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Wild Turkey 17 Bottled in Bond Bourbon Review

Wild Turkey 17 Year Old Bottled in Bond Bourbon
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.

Bardstown Bourbon Company Château de Laubade Bourbon

Bardstown Bourbon Company Château de Laubade Bourbon
The Bardstown Bourbon Company Château de Laubade Bourbon is one of BBC's most recent releases. It is part of their Collaborative Series, which as the name implies, utilizes barrels from other spirits to finish their whiskey. It's a 12 year old Indiana bourbon finished in Château de Laubade Armagnac barrels for 18 months.

Elijah Craig – Father of Bourbon?

Elijah Craig Barrel Proof, Elijah Craig 18 & Elijah Craig 23
Elijah Craig is purported to be the "Father of Bourbon" according to the folks at Heaven Hill Distillery. They credit him with being the first to put his whiskey into charred barrels, although the exact details are unclear. His barrels may have been burnt in a fire and used anyway, with the resultant whiskey receiving a favorable reception.

(Old) Weller Antique Review

(Old) Weller Antique Bourbon
Whether you have had any of the Weller line of bourbons or not, it's likely that you have heard about them. All of the Weller bourbons are wheated bourbons. Weller Antique lost the "Old" from its label, although interestingly it is still referred to as Old Weller Antique on Buffalo Trace's website and many people still refer to it as "OWA".

Buffalo Trace Distillery Announces Kosher Whiskey Release

Buffalo Trace Kosher Whiskey
Buffalo Trace Distillery is releasing what it believes to be the first authentic Kosher Whiskey, under the guidance of the Chicago Rabbinical Council (cRc-Kosher). The new whiskey is available in three styles, Kosher Rye Recipe Bourbon; Kosher Wheat Recipe Bourbon; and Kosher Straight Rye Whiskey. The three whiskies will starting shipping from Buffalo Trace after Passover ends on April 16, 2020.