Marked by a lushness on the front end of the palate before the wine influence gives way to a tannic finish that keeps you reaching for more, there’s a lot to like about Westward American Single Malt Whiskey Pinot Noir Cask.
Mizunara-Finished Irish Whiskey is vivid, but delicate with seamless depth. It is vibrant, fruity, and floral on the nose, enjoying a luxuriously smooth mouthfeel with notes of dark chocolate orange, sandalwood, and cinnamon synonymous with Mizunara whiskeys.
Du Nord Social Spirits Mixed Blood Whiskey started with rye grown by the neighbor of our co-founder’s family farm. To complement its spicy notes, we select whiskey barrels that deliver sweetness and depth. In the glass, it’s greater than the sum of its parts.
This is a unique rye. Old Portrero doesn’t have much of the typical spice on the palate that you can usually pick out from a Rye if you were tasing it blind. At $65, you have for sure paid more for less.
Blue Run is a brand on fire. After capturing a rapt audience with their early limited edition releases they recently pivoted to producing more widely available expressions to satisfy their feverish fanbase. Love them, hate them, or fail to understand them, one thing that can be said about Blue Run Spirits is they know how to assemble an experienced team.
Hidden Barn Bourbon Batch 2 has an impressively creamy texture and a delightful display of developed flavor for such a grain-forward bourbon it is a proof of concept, though it’s not yet a fully fleshed-out concept unto itself.
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Since we’re just a mere two weeks out from Bourbon Heritage Month I thought it would be a nice change of pace to do a video review of two of the most recent brand releases – the 2022 Yellowstone Limited Edition and the 2022 King of Kentucky 15-Year. Finding these limited releases isn’t easy or cheap so take a few minutes and find out whether either is worth the effort this year. Or if you’re short on time you can scrub through the video to find my Bottle, Bar or Bust rating information.