Editor’s Note: Paul Brown is our guest blogger today with his Evan Williams Single Barrel review. As with our other Help Wanted applicants we ask that you share your thoughts on his post in the comments as well as online where you can find Paul at @pabrown24 or @pabrown24.
Everyone has seen the increase in the price of bourbon recently too, along with more and more bottles becoming highly allocated. It is nice to have a bourbon that tastes good, isn’t $100, and you don’t have to sign up for a lottery to get a bottle. Sure, people love to go after the BTACs and Pappy’s, but for a lot of people, those are impossible to get. Where I live in DC, stores sell those for $1,000+ if they have them. In Virginia, they don’t have them.
That is why I am reviewing Evan Williams Single Barrel. I know what you’re thinking…Evan Williams? Isn’t that some cheap stuff I drank in college? Sure, Evan Williams might have a reputation on the bottom shelf, but their Single Barrel version should not be placed in that category. It is a completely different animal. This is a readily available 10-year-old bourbon that delivers on price and taste. I enjoy it and I think you probably would too. Continue Reading →