Early Times 354 Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Proof:
80
Distillery:
Brown-Forman
Appearance:
Rich amber.
Aroma:
Spicy with sweet fruit, fresh oak and delicate corn notes underscored by a layer of caramel and vanilla.
Taste:
A lively entry with spice, caramel and vanilla that melt into a mixture of fresh and dried fruit notes.
Finish:
Rich, balanced between dry and sweet fading quickly.

Early Times Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey _ Brown Label

Proof:
80
Distillery:
Brown-Forman
Appearance:
Rich Umber.
Aroma:
Chocolate, liqueur-like with vanilla notes.
Taste:
Soft fruit and ripe berries, hints of sweet coffee, tobacco and vanilla.
Finish:
Rich, balanced between dry and sweet fading quickly.

Early Times Old Style Kentucky Whiskey

Proof:
80
Distillery:
Brown-Forman
Appearance:
Burnt orange amber.
Aroma:
Soft caramel with a faint sweet corn taste, oak and vanilla notes linger in its depths.
Taste:
Soft, mild with very light oak, subtle sweetness and herbal grass notes.
Finish:
Mild, slightly dry apple peel freshness lingers on.

Evan Williams 1783

Proof:
86
Distillery:
Heaven Hill
Appearance:
New honey
Aroma:
Light, subtle floral and fruity scents and a hint of vanilla
Taste:
Semi-sweet. Light caramel tastes as well as vanilla bean, honey and oak flavors
Finish:
Medium to long, and oh so warm and soothing.

Evan Williams Black Label

Proof:
86
Distillery:
Heaven Hill
Appearance:
Medium Amber
Aroma:
Deep vanilla nose with hints of berries and mint
Taste:
Nice balance of honeyed vanilla, caramel, and soft oak
Finish:
Medium to long

Four Roses Limited Edition Single Barrel

Proof:
100+
Distillery:
Four Roses
Aroma:
Subtle floral aroma with hints of honeysuckle, orange peel and spice.
Taste:
Roasted nuts, toffee and dark chocolate.
Finish:
Long and mellow with suggestions of fruit and honey-like sweetness.

Four Roses Limited Edition Small Batch

Proof:
100+
Distillery:
Four Roses
Aroma:
Aromas of soft oak, caramel and honeysuckle.
Taste:
Subtle flavors of cherries and apricot, balanced with light spice and honey.
Finish:
Creamy smooth, long and mellow.

Four Roses Private Selection Single Barrel

Proof:
100+
Distillery:
Four Roses
Aroma:
Rich, sweet note, slightly heavier wood.
Taste:
Complex, rich, flavorful, creamy, mild.
Finish:
Warm, rich and long.

Henry McKenna Single Barrel

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Age:
10 years
Proof:
100
Distillery:
Heaven Hill
Appearance:
Warm amber
Aroma:
Nice balance of vanilla, caramel, oak, and a light herbaceous note in the background.
Taste:
Good balance of sharp spices, honey and sweetness, and a touch of mint.
Finish:
Very spicy.

Jim Beam Black Label

Age:
8 years
Proof:
86
Distillery:
Jim Beam
Appearance:
Eight years of aging make for a complex, sophisticated taste. Mixes well in cocktails. A premium Bourbon with a more flavorful character. A must-have for every at-home bar.
Aroma:
Toffee and tobacco.
Taste:
Starts you off with a semisweet beginning, and notes of oak grow stronger as you go. Subtle toasted grains follow.
Finish:
Elegant, long, subtly flavored. Smooth.

Jim Beam White Label

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Age:
4 years
Proof:
80
Distillery:
Jim Beam
Appearance:
The standard-bearer of Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. Aged twice as long as it has to. Great for mixing with cocktails and a great introduction to Bourbon Whiskey. The Bourbon to keep on hand for any and all occasions.
Aroma:
Vanilla and caramel notes.
Taste:
Opens sweet, with light caramel and vanilla flavors and, later, a slight woody char.
Finish:
Long, crisp, and clean, with a gentle snap.

Old Forester Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky

Proof:
86
Distillery:
Brown-Forman
Appearance:
Reddish burnt orange.
Aroma:
Rich vanilla and chocolate caramel, complex and mature soft soft fruit medley with hints of citrus and traces of malt.
Taste:
Complex, sharp, dry chocolate-cocoa swings into a sweet, sappy oak, rich harvest corn and sun-dried hay. Hints of fruit linger in the background.
Finish:
Sweet, light then quickly drying.

Old Forester Signature Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky

Proof:
100
Distillery:
Brown-Forman
Appearance:
A bright, dense caramel toffee.
Aroma:
Sweet coffee laced with chocolate, creamy vanilla and rich warmed oak take you right into the barrelhouse.
Taste:
Ripe apple and other sweet fruit, complex oak.
Finish:
Sweet; light with hints of oak and apple that linger a bit.

Russell’s Reserve 6 Year Old Rye

Age:
6 years
Proof:
90
Distillery:
Wild Turkey
Taste:
Rich, Spicy and complex
Finish:
Uniquely smooth.

Very Special Old Fitzgerald

Age:
12 years
Proof:
90
Distillery:
Heaven Hill
Appearance:
Deep copper
Aroma:
Rich and fruity with lots of berries
Taste:
Full bodied with a touch of vanilla, some butterscotch, lots of deep, dark fruits, yet balanced with leather and tobacco
Finish:
Long, warm and soothing

Wild Turkey American Honey

Proof:
71
Distillery:
Wild Turkey
Appearance:
Deep golden hue
Aroma:
Ripe citrus and honey
Taste:
Sweet honey & caramel with bourbon notes
Finish:
Warm feeling of sweet honey with a kick

Wild Turkey Bourbon 101

Age:
6-8 years
Proof:
101
Distillery:
Wild Turkey
Appearance:
Deep rich amber
Aroma:
Gentle yet rich, with deep vanilla and oak along with a complex mixture featuring a slight hint of oranges and toffee.
Taste:
Explosion of vanilla, taste of caramel, notes of honey, brown sugar and hint of tobacco
Finish:
Extremely long, deep and smooth with a recognizable burn

Wild Turkey Bourbon 81

Age:
6-8 years
Proof:
81
Distillery:
Wild Turkey
Appearance:
Rich amber
Aroma:
Fruity, vanilla, slightly smoky
Taste:
Big spicy vanilla notes. Hints of Rye toast. Light smoky taste
Finish:
Long, supple, and clean

Wild Turkey Kentucky Spirit Single Barrel

Proof:
101
Distillery:
Wild Turkey
Appearance:
Rich amber
Aroma:
Seductive, complex
Taste:
Full, round body layered with rich flavors of vanilla, almond and honey
Finish:
Long, lingering finish completely fills the mouth

Wild Turkey Rye

Age:
4-5 years
Proof:
81
Distillery:
Wild Turkey
Appearance:
Deep brown with golden highlights
Aroma:
Rich balanced aroma of vanilla and spice
Taste:
Big spicy vanilla notes. Hints of Rye toast. Light smoky taste
Finish:
Lingering overtones of caramel and vanilla

Woodford Reserve Distiller’s Select

Woodford Reserve
Distillery:
Woodford Reserve Distillery (Brown-Forman)
Appearance:
Soft, clear toffee
Aroma:
Strong, powerful vanilla overlays a rich fruit medley, sweet cocoa and a dash of black pepper spice
Taste:
A seesaw of subtle, sweet crème brûlée and apricot tart
Finish:
Clean, pleasantly sweet, cooling and refreshing

Woodford Reserve Double Oaked

Woodford Reserve Double Oaked
Distillery:
Woodford Reserve Distillery (Brown-Forman)
Appearance:
Dark orange brown
Aroma:
Soft, sweet oak character with rich notes of honey, spice and apple fruit
Taste:
Subtly sweet notes of chocolate, honey and marzipan atop a layer of cinnamon and spiced apple
Finish:
Warm and creamy with baked apple fruit character lingering on

Old Forester Birthday Bourbon

Old Forester Birthday Bourbon
Distillery:
Brown-Forman
Taste:
*As a special yearly release, tasting notes and proof may vary year to year

Four Roses Single Barrel

Distillery:
Four Roses Distillery
Appearance:
N/A
Aroma:
Dried spice, pear, coco, maple syrup
Taste:
Hints of ripe plum and cherries, robust
Finish:
Smooth, rich finish

Four Roses Small Batch

Distillery:
Four Roses Distillery
Appearance:
N/A
Aroma:
Rich fruit, hints of oak and caramel
Taste:
Rich, creamy, ripened red berries
Finish:
More fruit, smooth, long finish

Four Roses Yellow Label

Distillery:
Four Roses Distillery
Appearance:
N/A
Aroma:
Balance of subtle fruit and spices
Taste:
Crisp fruit, caramel, vibrant spice
Finish:
Mellow, long and pleasant

Russell’s Reserve Small Batch 10 Year

Distillery:
Wild Turkey Distillery
Appearance:
Deep amber
Aroma:
Rich in vanilla, oak, toffee and a touch of old leather
Taste:
Rich and creamy, toffee, vanilla
Finish:
N/A

Russell’s Reserve Single Barrel

Distillery:
Wild Turkey Distillery
Appearance:
N/A
Aroma:
N/A
Taste:
Big vanilla flavor with hints of orange and licorice, non-chill filtered leaves more natural flavor
Finish:
Rich, long finish

Wild Turkey Rare Breed

Distillery:
Wild Turkey Distillery
Appearance:
Deep, rich amber
Aroma:
Full of spring flowers with a touch of black pepper and almonds mixed with layers of honey and dates
Taste:
Medium to full body with remarkably smooth palate; very assertive, with hints of light oranges and mint and tones of sweet tobacco
Finish:
Long, warm and nutty finish lingering on the mouth with hints of peppers and well-toasted wheat bread

Bulleit Bourbon Frontier Whiskey

Distillery:
Diageo, Bulleit Distilling Company
Appearance:
Russet, medium amber, copper gold
Aroma:
Oak, vanilla, honey, spice
Taste:
Oaky, smokey and smooth with a rush of vanilla
Finish:
Long, dry, smooth sultry finish with a slight hint of cherry; Leather and tobacco leaf, some tannins in the finish

Bulleit Rye Small Batch American Whiskey

Distillery:
Diageo, Bulleit Distilling Company
Appearance:
Topaz, medium amber, mahogany
Aroma:
Biscuit, spice (allspice, sage, a hint of caraway), white raisins and a slight hint of dried apricot
Taste:
A smooth entry, bolstered by sweet tones of maple and oak and a light fruity sweetness
Finish:
Finishes long, satin smoothness, woody/resiny, light toffee with no burn on the throat; the dried fruit elements come back, adding flair; spices and cinnamon give an added zest

Basil Hayden’s

Distillery:
Jim Beam Distillery
Appearance:
Golden amber
Aroma:
Spice, tea, hint of pepper­mint
Taste:
Spicy, peppery, honey, light-bodied, gentle bite
Finish:
Dry, clean, brief

Baker’s

Bakers - 7 Years copy
Distillery:
Jim Beam Distillery
Appearance:
Warm amber, tawny, nut brown
Aroma:
Fruit, vanilla, caramel
Taste:
Toasted nuts, fruit, vanilla, silky texture
Finish:
Sweet, smooth, medium-long

Knob Creek

Distillery:
Jim Beam Distillery
Appearance:
Copper to medium amber
Aroma:
Toasted nuts, grain oak
Taste:
Rich, sweet, woody, full-bodied, almost fruity
Finish:
Long, rich and glowing

Booker’s

Distillery:
Jim Beam Distillery
Appearance:
Deep, rich, smoky amber
Aroma:
Strong vanilla and caramel, as well as charred oak
Taste:
Intense, fruit, tannin, tobacco
Finish:
Clean, long, intense

Maker’s Mark

Distillery:
Maker's Mark Distillery
Appearance:
Rich and brilliant – see-through amber, but with a flame orange glint that tells of the warmth to come
Aroma:
Full, yet delicate; well-rounded; possessing a distinctive caramel aroma of the charred oak with a hint of vanilla; pleasant and inviting
Taste:
Rich in flavor, yet soft on the palate with the taste moved forward on the tongue where you taste "sweet" with very little sour notes on the side
Finish:
Refreshing and pleasant with lingering accents of caramel and vanilla flavors

Maker’s 46

Distillery:
Maker's Mark Distillery
Appearance:
Rich and brilliant – see-through amber, but with a flame orange glint that tells of the warmth to come (*Available only at the distillery)
Aroma:
Full, yet delicate; well-rounded; possessing a distinctive caramel aroma of the charred oak with a hint of vanilla; pleasant and inviting
Taste:
Rich in flavor, yet soft on the palate with the taste moved forward on the tongue where you taste "sweet" with very little sour notes on the side
Finish:
Refreshing and pleasant with lingering accents of caramel and vanilla flavors

Knob Creek Single Barrel Reserve

Distillery:
Jim Beam Distillery
Appearance:
Our darkest and deepest amber and henna color
Aroma:
Robust vanilla and caramel notes; slightly smoky
Taste:
Deep and complex flavors of vanilla, nuts and oak
Finish:
Long and full; perfect for easygoing sipping

Evan Williams Single Barrel Vintage 2003

Distillery:
Heaven Hill Distilleries
Appearance:
Delicate amber gold
Aroma:
Spicy and dry with notes of cinnamon, vanilla, and oak
Taste:
Lush and spicy; oak with honey, apple and orange notes
Finish:
Long, hints of cinnamon, vanilla and oak

Elijah Craig 12 Year Old

Distillery:
Heaven Hill Distilleries
Appearance:
Burnished copper
Aroma:
The aromas have a light touch, offering honey, caramel and cocoa in a straightforward, confident balance
Taste:
The flavors follow on the palate, with a full, spicy finish that explodes with simple pleasure.
Finish:
Smooth, warm and comfortable, this is a sweet sipping whiskey that’s best in a snifter

Parker’s Heritage Collection

Distillery:
Heaven Hill Distilleries
Appearance:
Deep topaz/bronze
Aroma:
Dried fruits, oaky caramel, spicy char
Taste:
Smoky molasses, honeyed nougat and cinnamon spices
Finish:
Long, refined, oily licorice and buttery

Rittenhouse Rye

Distillery:
Heaven Hill Distilleries

Willett Pot Still Reserve

Distillery:
Willett Distillery
Appearance:
Mahogany
Aroma:
Floral notes--jasmine and orange blossoms, ginger, cinnamon, lots of bananas when water is added
Taste:
Lemon, black tea, butterscotch, citrus, nutty, honey; with water added, bananas and milk chocolate
Finish:
Medium; eucalyptus, herbal, rye, spicy, pepper, barber’s shop; with water added, light toffee & pecans