This is by far my least favorite. Bourbon. Barrell Bourbon New Year’s 2021 Now Available, Minnesota-Based Prestige Drinks Group Picks Up Windsor Canadian Whisky, Indianapolis’s West Fork Launches Canned Cocktail Line, Del Bac Distiller’s Cut Single Malt Review (Fall 2020), Woodford Reserve Releases Its Oldest Bourbon Ever, Jameson’s Dublin Center Named Top Distillery Tour Third Year Running, Basil Hayden 10 Year Old Bourbon Review (2020). Ownership: Buffalo Trace Distillery.. But $80 is absurd. For years, Benchmark wore no age statement and was watered down to a measly 80 proof. Soft smoky hints of charred oak and cinnamon. Distilling has been under the dynastic control of the Russell family for many years now. I mentioned the chocolate covered cherry thing, right? So I'm in an expensive area and you're charging triple my local price. Bourbon is getting expensive and for me 30 is expensive. I can see it get better as I drink more. Had it 4 wks ago at Barton distillery where it’s produced. Main Differences Between Eagle Rare vs Buffalo Trace. Elijah Craig Small Batch is a very accessible and relatively affordable bourbon, so at some point youâve probably seen this and already considered buying a bottle. Here I go thought 20 â¦ This 1792 SMB exclusive is a burly 93.7 proof, but even with the mashbill running high in rye, it covers its kick with a caress. Taste like jack Daniel’s but with a bite. I figured if I didn’t love it, it would make a nice accoutrement to my coffee. Palate: Runny caramel, clove, cardamom, corn grilled on a BBQ, peanut brittle and spicy rye. The Whiskey Reviewer uses a letter-based rating system, instead of the numerical 100-grade rating system. (although, in the case where you only give us your name and contact details in connection with a review, we will never use that information for any promotional or marketing purposes). The only reason any of it ended up in coffee is because I was curious, but more about that later. The best bourbon i have tasted yet, very strong and complex but smooths out and delivers a wonderful fulfillment on my tastebuds, Just an amateur bourbon guy here, adding to my infinity Whiskey bottle & Bourbon bottle, purchased. save. I drink it with an ice cube and a splash of water. #WhiskySanta is back! I can pick up a 1.75 L for $50+tax. I love a good rye, this isn’t picking up flavor from that. 266. Thoughts after reveal: Well, what can I say? The bit that did find it’s way into my coffee, along with a bit of cream (real dairy), was outstanding. Posted by 7 days ago. Copyright © 2011-2020 The Whiskey Reviewer (Black Gold Media) | A World of Whiskey, Poured Every Weekday. After a drop of water there are enhanced flavours of caramel & the vanilla starts to shine through, so I would suggest my pallet hides it behind the ethanol at the start. American â¦ Nothing special here and for $30 there is much better Russell's reserve and old grandad 114 and 5 or 6 more. I can pick up a 1.75 L for â¦ (I'm not sure where our other friend from NY is buying his liquor. 51 comments. This is really good and Iâll need to get a bottle. share. I think it's worth it for the price! Barton Brands Distillery, owned by Sazerac (the same folks that own Buffalo Trace), has produced 1792 Ridgemont Reserve Bourbon for almost a decade or so now.