Monthly Archives: May 2015

I.W. Harper 12 Year Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Review

May 30th, 2015|

I.W. Harper 12 Year Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Review

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By: Steven Rodia

Proof:  86 Proof (43% ABV), Aged 12 Years

Rating: 4 Barrels (4 out of 5)

Originally started by Isaac Bernheim around 1872, this whiskey has traditionally been export-only.  Rich in history, the I.W. Harper story is quite fascinating.  Recently, the current owner, Diageo made the decision to bring I.W. Harper back to the United States after 20 years.  They will offer a 4 and 15 year old Kentucky Straight Bourbon to U.S. customers [...]

Michter’s Barrel Strength Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey Review

May 17th, 2015|

Michter’s Barrel Strength Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey Review

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Proof:  108 Proof (54% ABV), No Age Statement (Batch 15C210)

Rating: 4 Barrels (4 out of 5)

Recently, I had an opportunity to sample Michter’s new Barrel Strength Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey.  Michter’s was very kind to mail this sample bottle all the way to Japan, so I should note that the gesture was much appreciated.  That said, I have always been a fan of their Kentucky Straight Bourbon and [...]