Neat & Mixed Reviews

It’s review time as we (Jonathan and Brandon) give our opinion on whiskies (and other spirits) but with a twist. One of us tries it neat and the other mixed.

Jeptha Creed Red, White & Blue Bourbon Review 

Jeptha Creed Red, White & Blue Kentucky Straight Bourbon is a 4-year-old bourbon made up of 25% Bloody Butcher Corn, 25% Heirloom White Corn, 25% Bruce’s Blue Corn, 20% Malted Rye and 5% Malted Barley. It comes in at 100 proof and has an MSRP of $75.

Buzzard’s Roost Rye Toasted Barrel Review

Buzzard’s Roost Straight Rye Whiskey Toasted Barrel is a blended three-year-old rye that’s finished in one-of-a-kind toasted barrels. It comes in at 105 proof and has an MSRP of $77.

Dos Primos Tequila Añejo – Neat & Mixed Review

Dos Primos Tequila Añejo is the newest expression from Dos Primos, which was founded by Thomas Rhett and his cousin Jeff Worn. Dos Primos Tequila Añejo is made from hand-harvested 100% blue agave sourced from estates in Los Altos and the valley area of Jalisco, Mexico, and aged for at least 13 months in used…

Barrell Bourbon New Year 2023 Review

Barrell Bourbon New Year 2023 Limited Edition is a selection of 5, 6, 7, 8, 10-year-old straight bourbon whiskeys. These whiskies were distilled in 8 different states — Tennessee, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Wyoming, New York, Texas and Maryland. It comes in at 113.54 proof cask strength bottling and has an MSRP of $90.

Woodinville Moscatel Finished Bourbon Review

The Woodinville Moscatel Finished Straight Bourbon special limited release features Woodinville’s Flagship Straight Bourbon Whiskey transferred into 10-year-old, 200-gallon Moscatel de Setúbal barrels for “finishing”. Moscatel de Setúbal is a rare, fortified wine produced on the Setúbal Peninsula of Portugal, a region known for its ideal climate for producing these wines.

Silverbelly Whiskey Review

Silverbelly Whiskey is a Kentucky Straight Bourbon, which is named after the color of Alan Jackson’s signature cowboy hat. In partnership with Silver Screen Bottling Co. & Green River Distillery in Kentucky, Silverbelly is distilled exclusively for and hand-selected by Jackson.

Old Ezra 7 Year Rye Review – Neat & Mixed

Old Ezra 7-Year Straight Rye Whiskey is from Luxrow Distillers. It features two rye mashbills (51% rye whiskey and 95% rye whiskey), is aged a full seven years and is bottled at full proof (114 proof, or 57% ABV).

Stellum Rye Fibonacci Blend 

This Stellum Black Label Specialty Rye celebrates the Fibonacci sequence, a series of numbers, each the sum of the two previous numbers. Six separate rye blends were combined in accordance with this sequence to make this specialty blend.

George Dickel Bottled in Bond Fall 08 13 Year

George Dickel Bottled in Bond Series is back again and with a familiar season — Fall 2008 — with its Bottled in Bond Fall 2008 Aged 13 Years. The same season was used in 2020 for the 11 Year. This is now available and has an MSRP of $44.99.

Old Louisville Bourbon Batch 1

This inaugural release from Old Louisville Whiskey is a straight bourbon whiskey, aged 7-10 years and bottled at barrel proof – uncut, unfiltered. The Old Louisville portfolio will feature a variety of mashbills, each new release patiently aged in warehouses until their team deems them ready.


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