WC Test Drive: Elijah Craig 12-Year-Old Kentucky Whiskey

Elijah Craig 12-Year-Old Kentucky Whiskey is a small batch bourbon [47% alcohol content, 94 proof] from Heaven Hill Distillery. The whiskey is named after a religious leader from Virginia who accidentally discovered the joys of bourbon after a fire charred his barrel collection. At least that’s the story and Heaven Hill is sticking to it. […]

WC Test Drive: Temperance Trader Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Temperance Trader Straight Bourbon Whiskey is from Bull Run Distillery in Portland, Oregon, and is a small batch, high rye bourbon [65% corn, 25% rye, 10% malt] with water from the nearby Bull Run Watershed. Aged anywhere from four to six years in barrels, the 45% alcohol content [90 proof] bourbon is said to have […]

WC Test Drive: Tincup American Whiskey

Tincup American Whiskey is a relatively new American bourbon whiskey originating from Denver, Colorado – at least that is where the distillery is located, the grains come from other non-Colorado Midwestern locations and are then paired with Rocky Mountain water to produce the corn-malt-rye [64% corn, 32% rye, 4% barley] whiskey blend. Tincup is aged […]

A WhiskyCritic Review – Maker’s Mark Bourbon

Maker’s Mark Kentucky straight Bourbon whiskey [45% alcohol content – 90 proof] is one of the most popular Bourbons in the land – not only in the United States of America but in the world. So there is an underlying notion that, when embarking on a taste test of Maker’s Mark, it is almost akin […]

WhiskyCritic Review: Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

In 2012, Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey won double gold status at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition and has received a 93 rating from Jim Murray, the creator of the “Whisky Bible”. That’s the good news. Some more news – and whether it is actually good or not depends entirely on how you […]

Knob Creek Debuts First Television Ad

Popular American bourbon Knob Creek debuted their first television advertisement and used it to feature sixth-generation master distiller Booker Noe as well as their signature brown liquid…

Mila Kunis Has Some Questions About Jim Beam

The second commercial featuring Mila Kunis as spokesperson for Jim Beam has Kunis taking us on a history trip through the Civil War and general moonshinery….

Mila Kunis Handles Jim Beam’s Branding Iron

The first commercials are emerging with Mila Kunis’ stint as the new spokesperson for Jim Beam and Kunis begins her Beamism by wielding a branding iron for a personalized “Mila” barrel of hooch….