Editor's Note: There isn't a single bourbon on this list we wouldn't recommend, even those that didn't make the Top 3. In fact, these bourbons are the cream of the crop and were suggested to us by readers, friends, and family because they, too, loved these bottles. You can't go wrong with any option on this list. 6.
A unique blend of corn, wheat, rye, and malt barley grain, aged between 2 and 3 years in new American oak barrels, Kentucky-based Penelope Bourbon is one of the best spirits we've tried this year. Light and approachable but with a slightly spicy and smoky backbone, this bourbon will grow on you.
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Rounding out the list is Old Bardstown, a very reasonably priced bourbon distilled by the folks at Willett. Distilled By: Kentucky Bourbon Distillery (KBD) better known as Willett Cost: Cheap. Before You Go: 30+ Bourbon Reviews This Year The Best Whiskey Ice Wedge The Best Sphere Ice Mold for Bourbon
Best Bourbon Whiskey - Part 2 . The Tasting: The Fifty Best held a "blind" tasting of 41 bourbon whiskies with seventeen members of our spirits judging panel. Strict tasting rules were applied. The order of service was established beforehand by lottery. The higher proof spirits (100+ prf) were tasted after the lower proof bourbons.
Henry McKenna Single Barrel Bourbon The only non-Buffalo Trace Bourbon on the list comes from the Heaven Hill stable and it is also the cheapest on the list, at an average of $46. However, that doesn't reflect the fact that this elegant, 100-proof Bourbon took out Best in Show Whisky at the San Francisco Spirits Competition this year. 5.
The Bucket List. Every bourbon list deserves a few high-ticket items. Lofty aspirational goals to help motivate and keep us honed-in on what’s possible. Call them status symbols, merits of hard work and sacrifice, or just damn-fine and well-respected bourbons. One thing’s for certain though, they’re rare as can be and will cost a pretty ...
Distillery: Old Forester Distilling Company Proof: 100 Price: $25-$30 Classic Flavor Profile: Old Forester is indeed an old brand — at 150 years and going, it’s the longest-running bourbon brand. It’s so old that its big innovation was being sold only in sealed glass bottles. In the past few years the brand has gained some lost ground back in prestige, and the 100 proof is part of that.
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Bourbon has become an absurdly popular alcohol around the world, due to its smooth taste and moderate prices. Here are the 10 best in the U.S.