Monthly Archives: December 2013

Rock Hill Farms Single Barrel Bourbon Review

December 25th, 2013|

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Rock Hill Farms Single Barrel Bourbon Review

By: Fork & Stave

Proof:  100 Proof (50% ABV), No Age Statement

Rating: 4 Barrels (4 out of 5)

Difficult to find in many markets, Rock Hill Farms Single Barrel Bourbon is not a whiskey that I had the opportunity to try until early this year.  I’ll admit, the bottle caught my eye and was what prompted me to look into the source of this bourbon before my purchase.  It [...]

Rowan’s Creek Bourbon Review

December 22nd, 2013|

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Rowan’s Creek Bourbon Review

By: Fork & Stave

Proof:  100.1 Proof (50.05% ABV)

Rating: 5 Barrels (5 out of 5)

I’ve been enjoying bottles of Rowan’s Creek since I first discovered it in a small store in Tennessee.  The flavor profile is outstanding with a finish that makes it a wonderful sipping whiskey.  The product, produced by Kentucky Bourbon Distillers, Ltd., gets it’s name from John Rowan, a Kentucky statesman during the late 1700s.  Rowan’s Creek actually [...]

Willett Family Estate Single Barrel 6 Year Bourbon Review

December 17th, 2013|

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Willett Family Estate Single Barrel 6 Year Bourbon Review

By: Fork & Stave

Barrel 6464, Youngest whiskey in the bottle: 6 years

Proof: 123.4 Proof (61.7% ABV)

Rating:  5 Barrels (5 out of 5)

I have been a big fan of KBD and the Willett brand name for some time now.  During a recent trip through Bardstown, I decided to visit the Willett Distillery.  Situated across from Heaven Hill, the distillery is located in the beautiful Kentucky countryside.  Dotting [...]

Stagg Jr. Bourbon Review

December 8th, 2013|

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Stagg Jr. Bourbon Review

By: Fork & Stave

Proof: 134.4 Proof (67.2% ABV) – Cask Strength / Non-Chill Filtered

Rating:  3 Barrels(3 out of 5)

For fans of George T. Stagg, Buffalo Trace released a “sibling” this Fall called Stagg Jr.  This bourbon is not aged as long as GTS and hit the market with much anticipation from the drinking public.  It was difficult to find in my area until just before Thanksgiving based on the [...]

Belle Meade Bourbon Dinner – Birmingham, AL 1/12/2014

December 1st, 2013|

Belle Meade Bourbon Dinner

Join the Nelson brothers of Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery on Sunday, January 12th, 2014, at Octane in Homewood for a four-course dinner paired with Belle Meade bourbon and hand crafted cocktails.  This event will be limited to 40 guests and will feature local chefs and bartenders from the Birmingham area.  Representatives from Nelson’s Green Brier will be on hand to answer your questions about the resurrection of their Great-Great-Great Grandfather’s brand and to tell [...]