Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7 Tennessee Sour Mash with Dan & Ryan

Not much to say about Jack Daniel’s that you haven’t already thrown up in an alley, praying for death.  They make Tennessee Sour Mash Whiskey, which legally is just bourbon from Tennessee.  It does taste different from worse than any bourbon I’ve tried, so there’s that.  However, this is the bottom line of the range, … Continue reading Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7 Tennessee Sour Mash with Dan & Ryan

Maker’s Mark Aged Beyond The Pale with Trevor & Steph (part 3 of An Evening Beyond The Pale)

Part 3 of 3! Yay, finishing something! Take THAT, high school guidance counselor! Anyway, we’re wrapping up An Evening Beyond The Pale with, well, the whole point of this exercise.  I mean we’ve saved the best for last! I wanted to taste and review the cask aged beers because I tend to love cask aged … Continue reading Maker’s Mark Aged Beyond The Pale with Trevor & Steph (part 3 of An Evening Beyond The Pale)

Maker’s Mark Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky with Trevor & Steph (part 2 of An Evening Beyond The Pale)

If you’re going to taste a couple of beers, and then taste those same beers after they’ve been aged in Maker’s Mark bourbon barrels, it makes a little sense to, y’know… maybe see what the interim step tastes like too, because hey – life is short and then the space monsters get you. Here’s something … Continue reading Maker’s Mark Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky with Trevor & Steph (part 2 of An Evening Beyond The Pale)

Elijah Craig 12y Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey with Dan & Alex

Another case of a splash of water making all the difference.  And it’s another case of a slightly overproofed spirit.  It’s possible that my tongue has become accustomed to the 40-43% abv range and anything over that, while fun to drink for other reasons, is simply too overpowering for a true tasting. Anyway, Elijah Wood … Continue reading Elijah Craig 12y Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey with Dan & Alex