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Review: Clermont Steep American Single Malt

By David Tao | July 22, 2023 |

The American Single Malt category is booming. And though the movement was largely spearheaded by craft producers, major distillers — including the bourbon world’s biggest producers — are hopping on the train. Actually, it’s more accurate to say they did so years ago, because that distillate has now come of age. A prime example is…

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Review: Booker’s Bourbon “Charlie’s Batch” 2023-01

By Christopher Null | June 25, 2023 |

Booker’s first batched release for 2023 is here, dubbed Charlie’s Batch, in honor of Charlie Hutchens, the craftsman behind the signature wooden box that each Booker’s bottle comes in. (With all due respect to Charlie, as the Booker’s box is indeed awesome, but are we running out of batch name ideas?) This bottling is a…

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Review: Booker’s Bourbon “Ronnie’s Batch” 2022-01

By David Tao | July 20, 2022 |

It took almost the full first half of 2022, but bourbon drinkers can finally get their hands on Jim Beam’s latest in the Booker’s line. This release — 2022-01 — is named for Ronnie Land, a 40-year Beam employee who worked at the company’s Clermont and Boston, Kentucky facilities. Land rose to Warehouse Manager and…

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