Tag: Buffalo Trace

“Justified’ Whiskey Watch: Season 6, Episode 2

(SPOILER ALERT: Do not read until you’ve watched Episode 2, “Cash Game.”) No eggs, just Turkey. Under increasing pressure from Raylan to provide information on Boyd, and Boyd’s increasingly suspicious gaze, Ava stepped it up from last week’s vodka and…

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Tuesday’s Shot of Bourbon Humor

At a dinner recently with special guests Jimmy and Joretta Russell, above, we were discussing flavor profiles of bourbon. “I use simple terms,” Jimmy said, noting the vanilla and caramel notes in Russell’s Reserve 10. And then he told a…

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A trio of dessert pairings

  I belong to a sort of supper-club-with-bourbon-and-rye group that meets monthly. The member playing host either chooses a restaurant or cooks a meal and selects a bourbon- or rye-related topic for discussion (and consumption, obviously). Topics this year have…

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Wines of the apocalypse?

If you’ve been paying attention to the news at all, you’ve heard about The Great Pappy Heist, in which 65 cases of 20-year-old Pappy Van Winkle bourbon and nine cases of 13-year-old Van Winkle rye with a combined value of more…

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Buffalo Trace Antique Collection, Pt. 1

Every fall, Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort, Ky., releases its Antique Collection, five extra-aged, limited-edition premium bourbons and ryes that consistently win national and international acclaim. The suggested retail price for each is $70/750ml; Buffalo Trace kindly sent me small samples for review….

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