Tag Archives: American whiskey

Thomas H. Handy Sazerac Rye 2014

Thomas H. Handy Rye (most simply referred to as “Handy” by whiskey enthusiasts) is part of the annually released Buffalo Trace Antique Collection (BTAC). BTAC whiskies consist of famous brands of the whiskey world including George T. Stagg, William Larue … Continue reading

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Kinnickinnic Whiskey

Great Lakes Distillery from Milwaukee offers an assortment of different small-batch craft spirits. Everything from vodka, to grappa, to gin, to an American blended whiskey, uniquely named Kinnickinnick. Kinnickinnick’s unique name means “what is mixed.” The product description openly states that it’s a blend … Continue reading

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Breckenridge Bourbon

Breckenridge Bourbon is a uniquely crafted bourbon via Colorado that has been steadily growing on BWG since the first time we sampled it. It’s created out of a blend of 56% corn, 38% rye and 6% barley and is aged … Continue reading

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The Young Americans Pt. 3

Clear Creek Distillery is an Oregon based company that has been producing artisan versions of traditional European spirits for over 28 years. They manufacture a wide variety of spirits which include eaux de vie, grappas, pot stilled brandy, liqueurs and … Continue reading

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The Young Americans Pt. 2

Continuing our Young Americans feature, BWG would be amiss if we somehow omitted Whisky Advocate Magazine’s “Artisan Whiskey of the Year.” The Corsair Triple Smoke is a craft whiskey made by smoking malted barley with cherry wood, peat, and beechwood. It … Continue reading

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Old Pogue

Old Pogue is a Kentucky distillery who’s history dates back to just after the civil war. They prominently feature their place in the colorful history of American whiskey on their website. It’s an interesting read for any history or whiskey … Continue reading

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Buffalo Trace

Buffalo Trace is a 200 year old American whiskey maker who’s product has won countless awards. From their unique specialty whiskies, to their flagship archetypal Kentucky straight bourbon, Buffalo Trace is to date, the world’s most decorated distillery. BWG’s new … Continue reading

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Balcones True Blue

Balcones is a new Texas craft distillery that been completely blowing up the whiskey world. Their highly rated line of whiskies range from corn based whiskies, to American single malts, to oak-smoked whiskies. In Balcones’ five year lifespan and as … Continue reading

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Van Winkle Family Reserve Rye 13-Yr.

Prior to Prohibition, rye whiskey was the number one preferred whiskey in the U.S. and straight American rye, not to be confused with Canadian rye whisky, has been making a bit of a comeback these last few years. Recently an … Continue reading

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Knob Creek Single Barrel Reserve

In New York, summer officially kicks off on Memorial Day weekend. What better way to celebrate this great American holiday than with the most American of American spirits — Bourbon. Knob Creek bourbon is a staple of the bourbon world. … Continue reading

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