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Monday, August 31, 2020

August 2020 in Review

Welcome to the August 2020 recap. If you are looking for more ways to interact and share your love of bourbon, please tell everyone you know about the site. 

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This month I posted 9 unique articles and the site saw a new record of over 24,000 page-views... up from the record 16,398 views in July and up over 460% from the 4205 views in August of 2019.

Thank you to everyone for your continued support. Please stay safe and protect Ohio... wear a mask!


Me and Baby Leo running the 2020 CHA Dog Jog

Friday, August 28, 2020

Blade and Bow to Re-Release 22-Year-Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

For the second time since I started this blog, Blade and Bow is re-releasing their 22-year-old bourbon. This re-release coincides with the 85th Anniversary of the opening of the Stitzel-Weller Distillery.

Sunday, August 23, 2020

Beam Suntory Releases Fourth Chapter Of Little Book Whiskey Series Titled "Lessons Honored"

Beam Suntory Inc. has announced the release of the 4th chapter of the Little Book whiskey series titled "Lessons Honored." The Little Book series is created by eighth generation Beam distiller Freddie Noe and is an annual, limited-release. This year's release is in honor of his father, Fred Noe. 

Monday, August 17, 2020

Maker’s Mark Announces 2020 Wood Finishing Series

 Maker's Mark has announced their 2020 version of their annual wood finishing series. This is the second year in this annual release. This year's limited release version is result of two stave profiles (SE4xPR5) blended together to create this unique release. 

Friday, August 14, 2020

Last Day to Enter OHLQ Weller 12-Year Lottery

Today is the last day to enter the The Ohio Department of Liquor (OHLQ) lottery for Weller 12-Year.  

The lottery ends at 11:59 p.m. tonight (August 14th). You can enter at this site. In order to enter, you'll need to provide the following:
  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Street Address
  • Date of Birth
  • Email Address
  • Phone Number
  • Ohio Driver’s License Number or Ohio Identification Card Number
Good luck everyone!

Monday, August 10, 2020

Kentucky Vintage Bourbon Review

Welcome to the review for Kentucky Vintage Bourbon. My first review in over 3 months! Let's start with the specs!

Manufacturer: Willett Distillery

Saturday, August 8, 2020

Basil Hayden's Announces Limited Edition 10 Year Old Rye Whiskey

Jim Beam owned Basil Hayden's has announced the release of a limited edition Basil Hayden's 10 Year Old Rye Whiskey. This is the oldest age statement ever released on a rye bourbon bottling from the brand.

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Angel's Envy Announces Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Finished in Japanese Mizunara Oak Casks

Angel's Envy has announced the upcoming release of a Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Finished in Japanese Mizunara Oak Casks coming on September 1st. 

Monday, August 3, 2020

OHLQ Weller 12-Year Lottery is Live - Enter Here

The Ohio Department of Liquor (OHLQ) lottery for Weller 12-Year is live. 

You can enter at this site starting today (August 3) and ending at 11:59 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14. In order to enter, you'll need to provide the following:
  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Street Address
  • Date of Birth
  • Email Address
  • Phone Number
  • Ohio Driver’s License Number or Ohio Identification Card Number
If you didn't see the link above (not sure why it isn't showing up clearly), CLICK HERE to enter.

Good luck everyone!


Saturday, August 1, 2020

Ohio Division of Liquor Control (OHLQ) Announces Boone County Cask Strength Wheated Bourbon - Available Week of August 2

The Ohio Division of Liquor Control (OHLQ) has announced the availability of ten (10) barrels worth of Boone County Cask Strength Wheated Bourbon bottles exclusive to Ohio beginning the week of August 2nd.