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 […]

Maker’s 46 Makes Its Appearance

Maker’s 46 – a variant of Maker’s Mark bourbon – has been officially been launched. Maker’s 46 is created by removing fully matured Maker’s Mark bourbon from its barrel, affixing 10 seared French oak staves to the inside of the original barrel, then putting the Maker’s Mark back in and aging it several more months. […]

The Rollin’ Tribe – Episode 2 – Jacktember

What does the second episode of Jack Daniels’ “The Rollin’ Tribe” tell you? Probably much more if you speak Korean, but if you don’t, it tells you, at the minimum, that Korean biker groups seem to be fond of JD…

Matthew McConaughey Talks About Wild Turkey Bourbon

Matthew McConaughey wanted to be creative director of the Wild Turkey bourbon brand so the Wild Turkey bourbon brand said “OK!”