This has been out for a while, but I found one on the shelf in Virginia. I was disappointed in this bottling of 1792. I have had bottles of the Small Batch and Sweet Wheat and tasted the Single Barrel and Port Finish. I bought my bottle because of my experience with other 1792 expressions. This does not come close to any of those. It just doesn’t have a lot of taste. I would not buy another bottle of this one.
The rye spice hits the front of your tongue right away but not in a bad way. You notice the familiar rye tingle but it’s not a burn. The NEAT glass is known for taking away or dissipating the alcohol burn on the nose, but even at 110 proof it isn’t an issue on the first sip.
Every fall now, people who love whiskey and people who never drink whiskey trip over themselves to get their hands on anything Van Winkle. Around the same time, Buffalo Trace also releases their rare and limited 5-bottle Antique collection, including 3 barrel proof offerings: Thomas H. Handy Sazerac Straight Rye, George T. Stagg Straight Bourbon and William Larue Weller Bourbon.
Hibiki 12 Year OldAn exquisite 12 year old blended Japanese whisky. Hibiki includes malt whisky from Yamazaki and Hakushu, as well as grain whisky from Chita. The whisky is partly matured in plum liqueur barrels.
Union Horse Distilling Bourbon Review
Founded in 2010, Lenexa, KS-based Union Horse Distilling Company (Formerly Dark Horse Distillery) is a family owned and operated, grain to bottle craft distillery featuring award winning small batch, artisanal spirits. From milling locally sourced grains to barreling and bottling, everything is done in-house. Each bottle of their Reunion Straight Rye and Reserve Straight Bourbon is hand numbered and signed by Master Distiller & Co-Founder Patrick Garcia.