Our review of Russian Standard Original Vodka below and watch BourbonBlog.com interview Dennis Rodman at a Russian Standard Vodka party, he seems to like it. Vodka: Russian Standard Original Vodka Distillery: Russian Standard Distillery, St. Petersburg, Russia Proof: 80; approximately 40% ABV Notes: The bottle design is nspired by the Ivan the Great Bell Tower… Read more »

The Wild Geese Irish Soldiers & Heroes Limited Edition Review

In the mood for something Irish and refined? Surprising and unexpected, it arrives in a pink/organish box and with a theme of tattoos, which looks like a very classy Ed Hardy approach. This whiskey offers enticing flavors than what we typically see here with many Irish whiskeys at BourbonBlog.com It was named after the soldiers… Read more »

WhistlePig Straight Rye Whiskey Review

Where spice, sweet and rye meet, a there’s a pig making the grand introductions. It doesn’t have to toot it’s own horn or oink it’s own…well, think you’re get the idea. WhistlePig Straight Rye Whiskey is 100 % rye, 10-year old and 100 proof…are you seeing a theme here? This is the first single estate… Read more »

Sirius, Intrepid Whisky Purveyors

BourbonBlog.com‘s Tom Fischer interviews Mahesh Patel, Founder Sirius, Intrepid Whisky Purveyors, about his passion for whisky which has led to his new collection of rare whiskies from around the world. The first series of Sirius will be released in very limited supply this summer. As a renowned whisky collector, Mahesh spent this past year honing… Read more »

Bulleit Rye Whiskey Review

BourbonBlog.com first told you about the new Bulleit Rye Whiskey last week and now we are reviewing it. Tom Bulleit tells us that he has been developing the new Rye since 2004, but requests by the trade to produce it helped make the project become one of high priority. We’ve made it a priority to… Read more »

Espolón Tequila Review

Espolón Tequila tells BourbonBlog.com that they have returned to the United States after a brief absence with the same award-winning liquid but with a whole new look. We are reviewing this Tequila below, but first a bit on the new packaging of this cult-favorite tequila pays as it pays homage to the brave men and… Read more »

Revel Stoke Spiced Whisky Review

Hailing from the Canadian town of the same name, Revel Stoke is an interesting Canadian Whiske. Bereft with the spices commonly found in Rum, it is an interesting play on both spirit classes. At 90 proof, it contains the fire and sweetness of Sailor Jerry. Quite interesting indeed! We can see Revel Stoke easily finding… Read more »

Hibiki 12 Year Old Japanese Blended Whisky Review

At BourbonBlog.com, we have found a piece of Japan that is a must for your whisky collection.. There is much that goes into this beautiful bottle of Suntory Limited’s Hibiki 12 Year Old a premium blended Japanese whisky that no other whisky of this age in the world has to offer.  However, please let me first… Read more »

CAMUS Cognacs Review

I’ve always had a place in the heart of my tastebuds for flavor that is uniquely French because Cognac was among the first spirits that ever hit my old enough to drink lips in France. At BourbonBlog.com, we are especially impressed with the CAMUS Cognac. There are four CAMUS Cognacs in their “Elegance” range in… Read more »

Kahlúa Peppermint Mocha Review

A familiar friend on the bars dresses up your cocktail and taste buds for some holiday cheer! Kahlúa Peppermint Mocha flavor steps into the holiday season as a limited edition bottling. Kahlúa tells BourbonBlog.com that it will be available at retail through the holiday season, priced at around $17.99 for a 750ml bottle. Get some while… Read more »