Bourbon: Elijah Craig 12 years Old Distillery: Heaven Hill Distilleries Age: 12 years Proof: 94; approx 47% ABV Notes: Master Distiller Craig Beam says he marinades steak in this Bourbon, watch our video interview with Craig Beam here and below. This Bourbon is best served neat. This could be one of the best values for… Read more »

Perkulator Coffee Dopplebock by Dark Horse Brewing Company Review

Some coffee beers we review at seem more often than not disappointing. Questions we ask are, “Is there too much or too little coffee?” , “Is it real coffee in this brew?”  Dark Horse Brewing Company’s is 7.5% ABV, but the sweetness seems to hide the alcohol. Color pours a cloudy deep dark brown,… Read more »

Rogue Dead Guy Ale Review

To be called dead, this Dead Guy Ale is alive with hops, bread and slight herbal-like citrus on the nose. Flavor is a honey and mild notes of buttery biscuit. There is a well balanced hoppiness and malty sweetness in the taste. Has some elements of a nice IPA. Finish is sweet. Overall the Rogue Dead Guy… Read more »

Founders Backwoods Bastard Beer Review Video

Founders Backwoods Bastard Scotch Ale (10.2% ABV) has been aged in used Bourbon barrels, and at we can taste it as we review it in this video linked here and below. The nose reminds us of sticking our own in a Bourbon barrel, with a sticky caramel and brown sugar aroma. A chewy moutfeel, the taste is… Read more »

Old Charter 10 Year Bourbon Review

See how much Bourbon is left in the bottle?  I figured it was about time to review it because one perk to being in Kentucky is that you can some mighty fine Bourbons for a very reasonable price. It feels like some are produced for us to have access to at quite reasonable prices like… Read more »

Beer Reviews with High Alcohol Percentage

In this beer review video episode..the beers that have the highest alcohol percentage in Liquor Locker to drown sorrows in if you are sad that the Colts lost the Superbowl. To make up for this bit of mischief, we did this post in celebration of New Orleans and Mardi Gras. BEER REVIEW NOTES Thomas Hardy’s… Read more »

Basil Hayden’s Bourbon Review and Video of Fred Noe

Bourbon:Basil Hayden’s Distillery: Jim Beam Age: 8 years Proof: 80; approx 40% abv , Notes: Basil Hayden’s Bourbon dates back to 1796, when Master Distiller Basil Hayden Sr. created this recipe which contains twice as much rye as the other Small Batch Collection Bourbons. Color: Golden Amber Nose: Spicey rye, brown sugar Taste: For both… Read more »

Baker’s Bourbon Review

Bourbon: Baker’s Bourbon Distillery: Jim Beam Age: 7 years Proof: 107; approx 53.5% abv , Notes: Baker’s is made with a Beam family recipe preferred by Baker Beam, grand nephew of Jim Beam. It uses a strain of jug yeast for making Bourbons that been in the Beam family for over 50 years. Color: Tawny,… Read more »

Booker’s True Barrel Bourbon Review

Bourbon: Booker’s True Barrel Bourbon Distillery: Jim Beam Age: between 6 and 8 years Proof: varies by bottling.  Bottle we are reviewing is 130.1; approx 65.05% abv , Whiskey Professors told us this bottling is slightly higher than they have been previously. Notes: In 1988, Booker Noe introduced this first modern-day barrel proof Bourbon whiskey… Read more »

Locked in a Freezer Reviewing Beers

I’m locked in a freezer reviewing more beers that are perfect for winter!  Beer reviews of Sierra Nevada 2009 Harvest Wet Hop Ale, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery’s Theobroma, Rogue American Amber Ale, and St. Bernardus Tripel Belgian Abbey Ale in the video below. Watch the first two episodes of  the Beer Guy below Episode 1… Read more »