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Blood Oath Bourbon Pact 2 2016 750ml

Nose: Strong oak and charcoal make for an almost dusty aroma, not unlike a wood shop. Sweet notes like caramel, vanilla, and maraschino cherry...
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Bookers Limited Edition Rye Whiskey 2016 2016 750ml

The “World Whisky of the Year” has been anointed in Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2017, and the honor goes to Booker’s Rye. This is the whiskey...
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Elijah Craig Bourbon Single Barrel 18yr 2016 750ml

Rated 92 - Back after a three-year hiatus. Well-rounded, with lovely caramel, creamy vanilla, toasted oak, nougat, and candied fruit, along with a...
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Elijah Craig Bourbon Single Barrel 23yr 2016 750ml

Rated 97 - This limited-edition bottling of rare extra-aged Bourbons becomes more concentrated and rich when allowed to open up in the glass: look...
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Sazerac Rye Whiskey 18yr 2016 750ml

Rated 93 - This Sazerac 18 year old is now a distinctly separate whiskey, after several years of releasing whiskey that had been stored in...
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Thomas Handy Sazerac Straight Rye Whiskey 2016 750ml

Powerful, lush, and boldly spicy. Flavors of toffee, fig cake, and candied fruit, followed by mint, cinnamon and clove. The finish ultimately...

Kentucky United States

Of all the spirits produced in the United States of America, whiskey is surely king, and no state is as closely associated with this spirit as Kentucky. The history of Kentucky whiskey stretches back to the beginnings of the 18th century, when Irish settlers in the state began distilling the corn and grains they were growing into spirits, partly as a way of using up their crops, and partly as a sweet reminder of the home they’d left behind. Over the following decades, the whiskey industry boomed, as the country as a whole developed a taste for Bourbon, and many of the distilleries we know and love today were first founded.

Kentucky Bourbon is now very much an international spirit, enjoyed in every corner of the globe by those seeking out authenticity and originality in their whiskey. In 1968, the American Congress officially recognized Kentucky Bourbon whiskey by declaring it a ‘distinctive product of the United States’, and new laws and regulations sprung up as a way of protecting and preserving the reputation the state and the spirit enjoyed. These included the rule that Kentucky Bourbon must be aged for a minimum of two years (with many aged for a great deal longer) in white oak barrels, and contain absolutely nothing other than a fine grain mash, yeast and water.

Of all the New World wine countries, perhaps the one which has demonstrated the most flair for producing high quality wines - using a combination of traditional and forward-thinking contemporary methods - has been the United States of America. For the past couple of centuries, the United States has set about transforming much of its suitable land into vast vineyards, capable of supporting a wide variety of world-class grape varietals which thrive on both the Atlantic and the Pacific coastlines. Of course, we immediately think of sun-drenched California in regards to American wines, with its enormous vineyards responsible for the New World's finest examples of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot based wines, but many other states have taken to viticulture in a big way, with impressive results. Oregon, Washington State and New York have all developed sophisticated and technologically advanced wine cultures of their own, and the output of U.S wineries is increasing each year as more and more people are converted to their produce.