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Elmer T. Lee

Elmer T. Lee Single Barrel 90 Proof Nose: cinnamon with some caramel and vanilla. After 5 minutes an underlying sweetness of candy cherries with soft scents of hazelnut. Taste: Caramel sweet on the front with buttered corn and an umbrella of hazelnut. Nice balance and...

George T. Stagg vs Stagg Jr.

Review by Tom Lilly: “It was the best of times it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness…” This description from the Dickens classic “Tale of Two Cities” is exactly how I would categorize two popular, albeit hard to find,...

E.H. Taylor Cured Oak

E.H. Taylor Cured Oak Bottled in Bond (100 proof) Nose: Rich caramel, vanilla and young leather let on that this is going to be a great bourbon ride! The extended curing of the oak really brings out rich flavors with lots of depth. Taste: Leather, cherry, vanilla,...
John J. Bowman Single Barrel

John J. Bowman Single Barrel

John J. Bowman Single Barrel Virginia Straight Bourbon Whiskey 100 Proof   Nose: Banana and crème brulee dominate the nose. After about 10 minutes hints of caramel round out the experience. This nose really doesn’t evolve with oxidation but it is very enjoyable...
Bakers

Bakers

Bakers Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 7 Years Old, 107 proof Nose: Vanilla, Black Cherry, caramel and ripe pear. After about 10 minutes (with a dash of water added) a maple syrup component rises into the mix. Taste: Pear, brown sugar, hazelnuts and slight hints of...