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1792 Bourbon Small Batch 750ml

Rated 94 - Sweet maple and caramel cream are pungent in the nose. In the mouth it is thoroughly imbued with nutmeg, coffee and hints of red fruits...
94BTI
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1792 Bourbon Bottled In Bond 750ml

Rated 90 - Think carnival aromas-the good ones, anyway-meeting the campfire. Cracker Jacks, cinnamon-covered almonds, popcorn, cotton candy,...
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1792 Bourbon Single Barrel 750ml

Rated 90 - This Bourbon is packaged in a hefty bottle that looks like the ones seen on the Cognac shelf; the whiskey inside has a brandy-like...
90WE
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Abraham Bowman High Rye Bourbon Limited Edition 750ml

Rated 90 - “Contains five times more rye than A. Smith Bowman’s standard bourbon recipe,” aged 7 years and 9 months. A lean bourbon nose:...
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Abraham Bowman Vanilla Bourbon Limited Edition 750ml

Unlike any other whiskey, this limited edition release is always truly unique. Each new batch offers different aromas, complex flavors and enduring...
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Angels Envy Bourbon 750ml

Rated 93 - Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey finished in a port pipe. This is veteran master distiller Lincoln Henderson’s newest creation,...
93DC
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Angels Envy Bourbon Port Finished Cask Strength 2016 750ml

Rated 94 - Some might prefer the more sippable regular-strength version, but for those seeking higher proof, this lively expression is surely a...
94WE
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Bakers Bourbon 7 Year Old 750ml

Rated 93 - Lean, dry and spicy, this seven-year-old small-batch Bourbon may be reminiscent of of rye whiskey. It has a mild maple scent and complex...
93WE
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Basil Haydens Bourbon 750ml

Rated 93 - Complex and balanced, this go-to Bourbon features vanilla aromatics with a touch of fresh apple. On the palate, it's light at first,...
93WE
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Bib & Tucker Bourbon Small Batch 750ml

Rated 96 - Named for the finery one would wear for special occasions back in the day, the six-year-aged bourbon has a nose of antiques, new saddle...
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Blade & Bow Bourbon Key #1 750ml

The importance of this bourbon lies in the fact that it contains some liquid from the pre-1992 shut down of Stitzel-Weller. It is a NAS bourbon,...

Bourbon

Bourbon has survived all manner of difficulties and restrictions to become one of the world’s best selling and most recognizable spirits. This unique and distinctly American whiskey came from humble origins, allowing poor farmers in the fields of Pennsylvania and Maryland to make a living from their crops. Prohibition, temperance movements and conflict continuously threatened to wipe Bourbon from existence, but today the drink is stronger than ever and has a global audience of millions. Over time, it has become more refined, and innovation and experimentation has set modern Bourbon apart from other whiskey styles.

Today, the Bourbon heartland and spiritual home is in Kentucky, where the whiskey producers of northern states traveled to seek a new home, free from oppressive tax regimes in the early days. It is now far from the rough and ready spirit of yesteryear, governed by strict rules and regulations to maintain standards and keep quality high. Modern Bourbon must be made from a mash which is no less than 51% and no more than 80% corn (the rest of the mash being made from rye, wheat or barley), giving it a distinctive sweetness, and it must be aged in charred, white oak casks with no other added ingredient but water.

The varied flavors of different Bourbons come about mainly from the different quantities of the permitted grains in the mash. A larger proportion of rye will produce a spicy, peppery whiskey, whereas more wheat will result in a smoother, more subtle drink. Ageing and water quality, as well as the expertise and vision of the craftsmen who distill it, will also make a difference, meaning there is much more to Bourbon than might first meet the eye.