Category Bourbons

Fortuna Barrel Proof Bourbon Review

Fortuna Barrel Strength Bourbon Review - Rare Character Whiskey Company
Fortuna Barrel Proof Bourbon is the second release from the brand. This 7+ year old cask strength blend brings confectionary flavors on the nose, with brown sugar, dry oak, earthiness and white pepper spice later on. Learn all about it in our review!

Peerless Double Oak Bourbon Review

Kentucky Peerless Double Oak Bourbon Review
Peerless Double Oak Bourbon was initially created out of necessity by the Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co. This particular bourbon, aged for 6 years in total in two different new charred oak barrels, offers a rich flavor profile with notes of vanilla, ample dry oak, tannins, toffee, brown sugar and dark cherries. It’s a bourbon best enjoyed one sip at a time, and is ideal for oak lovers. Read our full review to learn all about it!

Bardstown Bourbon Company Amaro Nonino Review

Bardstown Bourbon Company Amaro Nonino Review
Bardstown Bourbon Company Amaro Nonino is a recent release in their Collaborative Series. It is a blend of straight bourbon and ryes finished in Amaro Nonino Reserva barrels for 17 months. The result is a delicious whiskey, displaying the Amaro's flavors, but in a very complementary way. Learn all about it in our full review!

Woodford Double Double Oaked Review (2024 release)

Woodford Double Double Oaked Bourbon Review (2023 bottling, January 2024 Release)
Craving a rich, decadent bourbon with a unique flavor profile? Dive into our in-depth review of Woodford Double Double Oaked (2024 release)! We compare it to past years' releases and to its "Double Oaked" cousin, revealing its complex notes of brown sugar, toffee, vanilla, dark cherry, and burnt caramel with dryness and spice in the finish. Is it worth the new hefty price tag? Discover the answer and more in our detailed review! Cheers!

Old Forester 1924 Bourbon Review

Old Forester 1924 Bourbon Review
Old Forester 1924 is the latest addition to the Old Fo' Whiskey Row Series. Aged for 10 years, it brings older characteristics to the younger flavor profile of the other bourbons in this series. However, 1924 carries a significantly higher price tag, as well. Read on to learn all about it!

High Wire Jimmy Red Bourbon Review

High Wire Jimmy Red Bourbon Review. Bottle photo: High Wire Distilling
Ever heard of Jimmy Red corn? Nearly extinct, this heirloom grain imbues High Wire's Jimmy Red Bourbon with a creamy mouthfeel and unique flavor profile. While there is sugary sweet corn in the nose, expect honey, minerals, vanilla and a surprising hint of pepper later on. Intrigued? Read our full Jimmy Red Bourbon review to learn more!

Remus Gatsby Reserve Bourbon Review (2023)

Remus Gatsby Bourbon Review
The Remus Gatsby Reserve Bourbon, crafted by Ross & Squibb Distillery, is a 15-year-old straight bourbon whiskey that celebrates F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby”. The 2023 edition features a delectable flavor profile with notes of cherry and crème brûlée, making it hard to stop at one glass. While it’s a significant investment at $200, it’s a worthy consideration for special occasions or as personal splurge. To learn more about it, read our full review.

Chestnut Farms Bottled In Bond Bourbon Review

Chestnut Farms Bottled In Bond Bourbon Review
Chestnut Farms Bottled-In-Bond Bourbon is said to be a product of the Clear Spring Distilling Co. That really means that it is distilled and aged at the Barton 1792 Distillery. Despite being a Total Wine store brand, it’s also seemingly available at other online retailers. Interestingly, the bourbon bears no age statement on the bottle, but the Total Wine website states it is aged 6-years. So, what's it like? Read our full review to find out!

Ben Holladay One Barrel Bourbon Review

Ben Holladay One Barrel Bourbon Review
Ben Holladay One Barrel Bourbon is a 7-year-old, 122.9 proof bourbon produced by the Holladay Distillery in Missouri. This bourbon, along with the Holladay Soft Red Winter Wheat, are classified as Missouri Bourbons, a relatively recent designation. Ben Holladay One Barrel Bourbon is notable for its rapid flavor progression from sweet fruits & caramel to dry oak, tannins, and spice. Learn all about it in our review!

O.H. Ingram Flagship Bourbon Review

Bottle and River. O.H. Ingram Flagship Bourbon Review
The 2023 O.H. Ingram Flagship Bourbon, aged on the Mississippi River, is a once yearly small batch release consisting of a unique blend of Ingram's finest barrels. The nose is reminiscent of a caramel apple, with the taste bringing sweet caramel, apples, pears, tart orange peel, dry oak, light barrel char, and tannins. The finish leaves a nice warming feeling, making it a perfect bourbon for the fall and holiday season. Learn all about it in our review!

Ten Day Bourbon Review

Ten Day Bourbon Review - Bottle & Prescription
Ten Day Bourbon is a 6-year-old Kentucky Straight Bourbon inspired by the Prohibition-era practice of prescribing whiskey every 10 days. The nose is fairly sweet with a variety of fruits, and the finish is fairly spicy. Learn all about it in our Ten Day Bourbon review!

Rock Town Bottled In Bond Bourbon Review

Rock Town Bottled In Bond Arkansas Bourbon Review - Bottle and Glencairn
Rock Town Distillery in Little Rock, Arkansas distills many different bourbons, as well as other spirits. Their Bottled In Bond Bourbon is distilled on their copper hybrid pot still, and has a unique flavor profile that changes considerably over the course of the sip. You can learn all about it in our Rock Town Bottled In Bond Arkansas Bourbon review!