Baker’s 7y Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey with Dan & Ryan

Number three of the Beam Small Batch Bourbon Collection, Baker’s 7y doesn’t disappoint.  We’ve been pretty solidly pro for the Basil Hayden and Knob Creek, and this bottle pulls its weight on the team. smell Dan – pleasant pickle, warm corn, musky, creme brule Simon – sugar maple, sweet, warm, char Ryan – bourbon, corn, … Continue reading Baker’s 7y Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey with Dan & Ryan

BattleScotch! Three Ships v Phillips Union with Dan & Goran

For the sake of transparency, there were some serious protestations from The Inebriatti on this pairing, arguments that we were pitting four kinds of whisk(e)y against each other simultaneously; that Union and Three Ships were so entirely different that there was no axis for comparison. FALSE. We’re looking at two bottles of whisk(e)y gone mad … Continue reading BattleScotch! Three Ships v Phillips Union with Dan & Goran

Phillips Union Whiskey Kentucky Straight Bourbon/Canadian Whisky with Dan

This is the last refugee of my quick trip to Saint John, New Brunswick, and the second of what we’re calling Transnational Blends. If Three Ships was a curious rendezvous with a southern-hemisphere enchantress that makes you want to visit her foreign lands (nudgenudgewinkwink), then Phillips Union Whiskey’s cross-border mix of Kentucky Straight Bourbon and … Continue reading Phillips Union Whiskey Kentucky Straight Bourbon/Canadian Whisky with Dan