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2014 Parker’s Heritage Collection Wheat Whiskey

Heaven Hill’s annual Parker’s Heritage Collection limited release is like a box of boozy chocolate… you never know what you’re gonna get. Last year, it was just a lovely selection of ten year old bourbon with that prototypical Elijah Craig profile. … Continue reading

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Elijah Craig 23 Single Barrel: Review and Tasting Notes

Oh, Elijah. I love what you’re up to up there in Bardstown. That 12 year old barrel proof beast of a bourbon? It’s simply one of my favorite bourbons of the past few years (though I wish it were a bit … Continue reading

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The Youngster and the Elder: Dickel White Corn Whisky No. 1 and Barrel Select Tennessee Whisky

One is young and clear as glass. One is old(er) and soft tan leather. Both are Dickel Whisky. When the fine folks from George Dickel offered to share a sample of their new “White No. 1 Corn Whisky,” I asked that … Continue reading

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Lot 40 Rye Whisky

Canada, eh? I’ll be the first to admit I know too little about the whisky of our neighbor to the north, but it’s clear that Canadian whisky is riding the same surge of love that is hitting bourbon and American … Continue reading

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Bourbon Porn: Evan Williams Single Barrel

Herewith, a new feature on Thirsty South – Bourbon Bottle Porn. Photos of bourbon bottles that will make you thirsty. That’s it. For our inaugural release – a few bottles of Evan Williams Single Barrel, 2000 and 2004 vintages. Outside. … Continue reading

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