Bourbon, Chocolate And Cigars – What’s Not To Like?

if you made a list of some of the most enjoyable food and drink things that you can put in your mouth – we are almost 100% certain that the trio of bourbon, chocolate and cigars would be on the vast majority of the entire world population’s lists. That’s why it was a brilliant idea […]

Old Forester Signs Up For Kingsman Gig

Old Forester Statesman bourbon has announced that it will be in cahoots with the upcoming film, “Kingsman: The Golden Circle”, which is set to release on September 22, 2017. Old Forester’s claim to fame is twofold – as the USA’s first bottled bourbon and as the only bourbon that has been made by the same […]

Larceny Bourbon Absconds With Your Taste Buds

WhiskyCritic had a chance to sample some of Heaven Hill’s Larceny, a wheated bourbon with an interesting back story that left some good lingering memories on our taste buds as well. Larceny is bottled at 46% alcohol by volume [92 proof] and as a wheated bourbon [using wheat as the secondary grain, rather than rye], […]

WhiskyCritic’s Pacific Northwest Bourbon And Whisky-A-Thon

WhiskyCritic recently had the opportunity to sample a few of the bourbons and whiskies emanating from the Pacific Northwest section of the United States and while the bourbons/whiskies present did not represent the full swath of those available in the region, there were enough to get a good, ahem, “taste” of what might be in […]

Woodford Reserve Wins The 2017 Kentucky Derby

The race has not even been run yet and we already have a winner in the 2017 Kentucky Derby – and it is Woodford Reserve and their limited-edition commemorative bottle for the big race, which will be contested on May 6, 2017. The limited-edition Woodford Reserve 2017 Kentucky Derby bottle features a view of the […]

Texas Has More Bourbon Now

Texas is a big state, but apparently there was not enough bourbon in it, so they had to bring some more in. Firestone and Robertson Distilling Company (as opposed to drilling company, get it?) has released TX Straight Bourbon. TX Straight Bourbon has been aged 4.5 years, is bottled at 90 proof [45% alcohol by […]

Bulleit Bourbon Gets A Bag

If you are beginning your holiday gift-giving search, you may not have to worry about at least one part of the process if you are purchasing some Bulleit bourbon for the person on the receiving end of the gift – Bulleit has done gift-wrapping for you by providing a bag for their bourbon. The bag […]

2016 Yellowstone Hits The Shelves

The 2016 edition of Yellowstone Kentucky Straight Bourbon has been released for your enjoyment. This year’s limited-edition bourbon combines two extra-aged rye mashed bourbons finished in toasted wine barrels. The 2016 Yellowstone Kentucky Straight Bourbon is bottled at 101 proof [50.5% alcohol by volume]. Only 7000 bottles of Yellowstone Kentucky Straight Bourbon are available for […]