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Review of Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey Batch 29

What can I say, I’m from Colorado and I have embraced Stanahan’s Colorado Whiskey as a little piece of home I can take with me.  The story of this whiskey is a great one and while I know it well, … Continue reading

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Review of Maker’s Mark 45% ABV vs. Marker’s Mark 42% ABV

Wow!  What an opportunity!  I was thoroughly surprised to walk into the liquor store and see the Maker’s Mark 42% ABV sitting on the shelf!  I was sure this one was going to pass me by with the company’s quick reversal decision…just a quick blurb if … Continue reading

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Review of…Trade Whiskey…?

Is this for real?  Trade Whiskey?  Apparently so.  So what is trade whiskey?  While the history of it is not fully documented the story entails the dilution of whiskey, post civil war, by traders transporting the goods.  These traders were allowed a daily allotment of the … Continue reading

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Holiday Whiskey Gift Review

This holiday season was very successful and a wonderful end to the year.  As I stated in my last post, my birthday celebration was a treasured event, but this entry is about the whiskey related items I received and a review of them. First off, … Continue reading

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Review of Old Forester

Whiskey- Old Forester Complexity- Easy Type- Bourbon, no age statement, 43% ABV Appearance- Young Sauternes with thin fast-moving tears.  No visible impurities. Aroma- wafts of bubble gum hit the nose followed by heavy caramel.  The nose dries up at this point and you are … Continue reading

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Colorado 2012 Distillers Festival and tasting notes

Colorado of yesteryear was rich with history laced in precious metals.  From the pioneering days of old people have flocked to the state looking to get rich and enjoy a life filled with “golden” opportunities.  Fast forward decades and the State is again … Continue reading

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Willett Bourbon

Please bear with me for the first number of entries, they were my first explorations into trying to define whiskey experiences and do not fully represent my tasting because I didn’t have the vocabulary to describe it yet. Whiskey- Willett Family Reserve Complexity-Hard Type-Single … Continue reading

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