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My Thoughts: Barrell Bourbon Batch 006

Barrell Craft Spirits is a non-distiller producer (i.e., a bottler) of sourced whiskeys and bourbons.  Their first release, the aptly named Batch 001, didn’t legally qualify as bourbon, but this one does.   Barrell Bourbon Batch 006 | 8 years, 6 months | 122.9 proof | $79.99 The nose is typical bourbon; no particular aroma stands out, but… Read More »

On reviewing whiskey

If you’ve read this blog for a while (there must be one of you, right?), you may have noticed the conspicuous absence of whisk(e)y reviews.  Pretty much every whiskey-oriented blog you’ll come across (see, e.g., here, here, and here) is replete with them.  For some, it’s pretty much all they do.  And yet I’ve held off. My reasoning… Read More »