On Thursday, November 19th, Trevor and I found that our state liquor stores received their allocations of the Buffalo Trace Antique Collection and the Pappy Van Winkle line.Thanks Bourbonr.com! We didn’t know what to do. Do we call [Steve] up and demand to hear what they got? Do we just wait until we get the […]

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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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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 amazing visit for week #10. Remember [David], the store manager from week five? Well since we were planning on going in on Tuesday, we call the store up before we head over. [David] picks up. I ask him if [Steve] is in. He tells me “yes” and I tell him we’re heading over very soon. We […]

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When we first were recommended these we very curious as to what the slight difference in finish on a rye whiskey would make. One was 63% Madeira finish, 30% Sauternes finish and 7% Port finish, the other was 100% Sauternes finish. Although there was a seemingly slight difference in the final aging of the whiskey, […]

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So I realize we’re falling behind on the weeks here, so I’m going to write up Week Three quick. The update here was not too exciting, but decent progress. We walked into the liquor store and noticed a restocked selection. We waited to run into [Steve] and asked him about any new bottles. Sadly, this […]

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