Breckenridge Bourbon hangs its hat on its many awards. Take one look at their website, and it is clear that Breckenridge has taken its Bourbon on a tour of seemingly every whiskey competition around the world. I won’t take issue with it success at these competitions. But, I suspect that its the “Bourbon that Beat Pappy” marketing (it once hung on the neck of all its bottles) that likely put Breckenridge Bourbon on our map and not the awards themselves.
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No matter how versed you think you might be in the world of whiskey, there will always be something new, something unheard of, something unique that you haven’t tried. Recently, I had just that experience.
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It feels as though there is something innately wrong the exercise. But the end result is something that feels very right.
Pairing a cookie sold by grade-school girls wearing green sashes with the very adult and (stereotypically only) very manly drink of bourbon (or another whiskey) shouldn’t be as enjoyable as it is. But from concept to final taste, it’s an experience you just need to try.
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Barton 1792 Distillery’s latest release – 1792 Bottled in Bond – recently hit our local market. We were quick to pick up a bottle. In typical “Flight” Club style, we decided not to review just the 1792 Bottled in Bond in isolation, but instead compare it to its closest Barton brethren: 1792 Small Batch, Very Old Barton Bottled in Bond, and Very Old Barton 80 Proof, with the Bottled in Bonds being direct compares, and the Very Old Barton 80 Proof and 1792 Small Batch being (theoretically) their lower proof versions.
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Lock Stock & Barrel (LS&B), a brand of straight rye whiskey, is produced by Cooper Spirit Co., a company founded in 2006, whose greatest claim to fame is the creation of St-Germain Elderflower Liqueur (a brand sold off in 2013 to Bacardi). Cooper Spirits originally released the 13 year LS&B in 2013. A subsequent 16 year and 18 year bottling have now been released from the same distillate.
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