Review: Cumberland Falls Bourbon 4 Years Old

Hey, I know what you’re going to say: I’ve never heard of Cumberland Falls Bourbon. Is this more sourced stuff from MGP? Nope. This isn’t a sourced product, but rather a 4 year old Kentucky straight bourbon distilled in Owensboro, Kentucky by the Owensboro Distilling Company. What is the Owensboro Distilling Company? It’s the company behind…

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Review: Benriach Malting Season 2023

Last fall, Benriach released the third installment of its limited-edition Malting Season single malt whisky, but this time without its non-age-stated partner, Smoke Season. It is unclear if we’ll see that one return in the future, but for the time being we’ll have to make do with just the one. As a reminder, Malting Season…

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Review: Barrell Rye Private Release from The Podcaster Yak Attack

Media mavens are increasingly getting into the private whiskey release biz, but this release is one of the most ambitious we’ve seen to date. Two podcasters — the Whiskey Ring Podcast and This is My Bourbon Podcast — collaborated on a single private barrel of Barrell Craft Spirits Rye which was finished in an Armagnac…

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Review: Catoctin Creek Ragnarok Rye Oderus Edition

The world’s least expected booze collaboration — between Virginia’s Catoctin Creek and shock/thrash metal band GWAR — is back with a second edition: Ragnarök Rye: Oderus Edition. Curious? Here’s some errata: This year marks the tenth anniversary of the passing of Oderus Urungus, and to commemorate his immortal spirit, together with GWAR we are releasing…

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Review: Ferrand Dry Curacao Yuzu

Want to give your margarita or sidecar a little spin? Try a triple sec that’s a bit different — based on yuzu instead of orange. This new, limited edition offering comes courtesy of Maison Ferrand and longtime partner David Wondrich, whose Dry Curacao is a high-end bar staple. Here are all the particulars: “We wanted…

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Review: WhistlePig Dank & Dry Old Fashioned Cocktail

How many firsts can we jam into one product? For WhistlePig, its Dank & Dry Old Fashioned is its first: non-alcoholic offering (outside of the syrup it sometimes sells) ready-to-drink cocktail product with cannabis terpenes in the recipe Designed with Dry January — er, Dank January — in mind, it’s a true oddity that we…

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Review: World Whiskey Society Classic Collection Bourbon and Doc Holliday Bourbon

I guess one way to imbue your whiskey with unicorn status is to literally put a unicorn on the top of it, as is the case with the Classic Collection bourbon bottling from the World Whiskey Society — a 2020 startup that sources whiskey from all over — and I mean all over, as you’ll…

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Review: Woodford x Compartes Limited Edition Chocolate Collection

Whiskey companies love to collaborate with chocolatiers, and we’re not about to suggest they stop. The latest to hit our doorstep is a collab between Woodford Reserve and gourmet chocolate brand Compartés, with a four-piece chocolate collection build around Woodford Reserve Double Oaked Bourbon. Compartés chocolatier Jonathan Grahm teamed up with Woodford Reserve Master Distiller…

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