Review: Kentucky Peerless High Rye Bourbon

Kentucky Peerless has released its share of specialty finishes and single barrels over the years, but the Louisville-based distillery hasn’t added a new recipe to the portfolio since its first small batch bourbon debuted in the summer of 2019. Kentucky Peerless High Rye Bourbon is, as the name implies, a higher rye version of their…

Read More about Review: Kentucky Peerless High Rye Bourbon

Review: Yeti Rambler Beverage Bucket

Coolers. Those bulky, heavy, unattractive things that get loaded into and out of trunks and boats and backyards everywhere this time of year. We love them and yet we hate them. Sometimes our party is so popular or our thirst so insatiable that only a big cooler, or multiple big coolers, will do. Yeti has…

Read More about Review: Yeti Rambler Beverage Bucket

Review: 2018 Bodegas Valdemar Conde Valdemar Crianza

With Father’s Day right around the bend, some fatherly types might indulge in a nice snifter of bourbon from Kentucky, a dram of from Islay, or just a plain old beer from the craft brewery or gas station around the corner. However, if you’re looking for something for the dad who likes a bit of…

Read More about Review: 2018 Bodegas Valdemar Conde Valdemar Crianza

Fire Up the BBQ, It’s Whiskey Time! Flaviar’s Grilled & Distilled Summer Box Pairs Barbecue and Whiskey

Flaviar has partnered with award-winning American pitmaster, chef, and restaurateur George “Tuffy” Stone to launch its exclusive Grilled & Distilled Summer Box. Known as “The Professor,” Stone is a five-time world barbecue champion who owns the Virginia-based restaurant chain Q Barbeque. This ultimate BBQ & Whiskey tasting set includes a whoppping 10 whiskey samples and…

Read More about Fire Up the BBQ, It’s Whiskey Time! Flaviar’s Grilled & Distilled Summer Box Pairs Barbecue and Whiskey

Review: 2XO The Innkeeper’s Blend

Following up on a critically-acclaimed debut, Dixon Dedman is back with the second release from his new brand 2XO, and this one is called The Innkeeper’s Blend. It’s a fitting name because Dedman himself is the former operator of the oldest continuously family-operated inn in the United States, the Beaumont Inn in Kentucky. He began…

Read More about Review: 2XO The Innkeeper’s Blend

Review: Lost Lantern Single Distillery Series Spring 2023 Releases

Lost Lantern has quickly built a reputation as an American independent bottler not afraid to take big swings and put bold flavors front and center. The Vermont-based founding team has thus far released an American vatted malt and dozens of single cask expressions. One of their new and ongoing initiatives is the single distillery series.…

Read More about Review: Lost Lantern Single Distillery Series Spring 2023 Releases

Review: 2019 San Pedro 1865 Selected Vineyards Carmenere

To think of Chilean red wine is to think of Carménère, one of the country’s most popular, if not the preeminent grape used in the nation’s winemaking enterprise. Originally indigenous to Bordeaux, the varietal has thrived internationally since the late 19th century and is used with little frequency in its country of origin. Thankfully, Chile…

Read More about Review: 2019 San Pedro 1865 Selected Vineyards Carmenere

Review: Tamdhu 12 and 15 Years Old

Following a brief closure from 2010 to 2013, Tamdhu has been working its way back into the Scotch scene, offering a variety of Speyside single malts often crafted with a heavy sherry influence. We covered Tamdhu 10 Years Old way back in 2014 (and various special editions since) and are now moving up the permanent…

Read More about Review: Tamdhu 12 and 15 Years Old