Laphroaig is known for their smokiness in their scotch whisky. They do a good job mixing the peat flavor with a sweet complexity which was evident to us with this bottle. Color was a mid yellow. Nose: T: Clearly peaty, but sweet C: Sweet – campfire – fruitiness in there Palette: T: Complexity and balance: 98 C: […]

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You know, it’s funny. It could honestly be any day now. According to some websites, a good amount of states have already received their allocations of the Buffalo Trace Antique Collection… but ours has yet to be hit. But tensions are rising. Release information is juicy gossip. Everyone’s got their sources. The bottles are almost […]

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Sazerac, produced by Buffalo Trace Distillery, is an amazing rye. Definitely can’t find this bottle anywhere. We got handed this from the back room. Ryes are known to be a little sharper in taste and more spicy than bourbons, which are Buffalo Trace’s main gig. Great bottle. Color was a middle amber. Nose: T: Subtle, slightly […]

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Elmer T. Lee is produced by Trevor and my favorite distillery, Buffalo Trace. Man these guys got it together. Named after the master distiller himself, it is a great bottle of Bourbon. No super easy to find. Color was a mid to dark amber. Nose: T: Fruity sweet, slight oak C: Vanilla, sweet corn, sweet cigar […]

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Every day we’re getting very close to our goal. By this point I can say goals. If you haven’t kept up, keep in mind that we have one main goal, and that is Eagle Rare 17. After that we have added to it any member of the Buffalo Trace Antique Collection. So if we happen […]

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Another week of small but good progress. One step closer to Eagle Rare 17, even if it’s just one day closer to the release date. It is a very short visit this week. Not much to dilly dally about. We come in and [Steve] is there. He’s definitely got time for us as it was a […]

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Another week of tasty progress and solid whiskey. Not too crazy but always good forward movement. We come in Saturday afternoon again. Just [Steve] this week, but he gladly helps us out. Trevor, by the way, is also getting married in just a little over a week. In a previous week, (I forgot to mention) he […]

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Wow, what a good solid week! And a very first for the boys of Whiskey Goals. We come in on a Saturday this week. Our afternoon time that we normally come in. That’s usually when [Steve] and [David] are in. But it turns out that it was only [David] this week. As we’re walking in, […]

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Week thirteen was pretty awesome if I may say so myself. We come in on Saturday in the afternoon. Walking in, we now feel like we’re the coolest people ever these days. [Steve] and [David] are there and when [Steve] gets a chance, he breaks off to walk with us down the whiskey aisle. Trevor […]

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This week was pretty good, nothing too crazy. We go in on a Thursday night because [Steve] wasn’t working on Fridays lately. The store is pretty empty and they’re watching Thursday night football on a TV above the counter area. The Broncos are playing the Chiefs. Trevor avoids the screen because he was recording the game to watch later. […]

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