Bourbon: Woodford Reserve Master’s Collection Seasoned Oak Finish Distillery: Woodford Reserve, Versailles, Kentucky Age: No specific age statement Proof: 100.4; 50.2% abv Notes: Seasoned Oak Finish is the fourth in the series of limited edition bottlings.  Seasoned Oak Finish combines fully-matured Woodford Reserve with barrels crafted from wood that has been exposed to the outdoors… Read more »

Knob Creek Bourbon Review

Bourbon: Knob Creek Distillery: Jim Beam Age: 9 years Proof: 100; 50% abv Notes: Knob Creek is part of Jim Beam’s Small Batch Collection. Knob Creek became so popular in 2009 there was a reported “Knob Creek Drought,” which we covered in the video below this review.  The 9 years of age in a barrel… Read more »

Winter Beer Reviews and the Invention of ReinBEER Antlers

More winter beer reviews from’s Tom Fischer. Yes, we know a thing or two about beer as well as bourbon. Left Hand Brewing Company’s Widdershins Barleywine-Style Ale, Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ale’s Noel de Calabaza, and Breckenridge Brewery’s Christmas Ale reviewed in video below where we also invent ReinBEER Antlers.

Christmas Beer Reviews

I just started a new show of premium beer reviews. Don’t worry, we’re still on bourbon here.  This first episode below is just in time for the holiday seasonal beers where I review by England’s Ridgeway Brewing that all have Christmas themes including Santa’s Butt, Bad Elf, Reindeer’s Revolt and Lump of Coal. Watch the… Read more »

Parker’s Heritage “Golden Anniversary” Edition Review‘s Tom Fischer and Firefly Southern Grill Co-Owner Joshua Armstrong review the 2009 Parker’s Heritage “Golden Anniversary” Edition from Heaven Hill Distilleries in the episode below. Heaven Hill Master Distiller Parker Beam’s 50 years of bourbon making are celebrated in one bottle containing bourbon from each of his five decades. This rare marriage of whiskeys… Read more »

Four Roses Mariage Collection 2009 Release Review by Tom Fischer

Whiskey: Four Roses Mariage Collection (2009 Release) Distillery: Four Roses, Lawrenceburg, Kentucky Age: 19- and 10-year-old Proof: range of 114-118, (actual bottling proof unknown) Bottle: Sample sent from the distillery, label reads “non-chill filtered” Notes:The recipe  for this bourbon includes a 19-year-old and 10-year-old bourbon and from different recipes of Four Roses.  For more on… Read more »

25 year-old Rittenhouse Very Rare Single Barrel Rye Review by Mike Veach

Whiskey: Rittenhouse Very Rare Single Barrel Rye Distillery: Heaven Hill Age: 25 Years Old Proof: 100 Bottle: Sample sent from the distillery, open for 4 days. Notes: The sample is actually short of the 25 years since the whiskey was barreled on 11 October 1984 and this was bottled on 7 August 2009.This was bottled… Read more »

Parker’s Heritage Collection Golden Anniversary Edition, Bourbon Review by Mike Veach

Bourbon: Parker’s Heritage Collection – Golden Anniversary Distillery: Heaven Hill Age: No Age Statement. Proof: 100 Bottle: This bottle has been open one week with one drink poured. Notes: This Bourbon whiskey has been made to celebrate Parker Beam’s 50 years of service to Heaven Hill. It contains Bourbons from all five decades of his… Read more »

Bourbon and Burgers at Crown Bar in West Hollywood

Carl’s Jr. celebrates their Kentucky Bourbon Burger with party at Crown Bar in West Hollywood. Bob Eidson of The Bourbon Review brings us the story as he learns how this Burger was born. ×

Jim Beam Distillers Series Bourbon Review

“The Distillers Series” celebrates more than 200 years of bourbon heritage and craftsmanship at Jim Beam.  For more details on the bourbon itself aside from this bourbon review by clicking here Whiskey: Jim Beam Distillers Series Bourbon Distillery: Jim Beam Age: 7 Years Old Proof: 90 Bottle: Original full bottle, clear with the 7 generations… Read more »