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Monday, October 26, 2020

I'm Featured in the Columbus Dispatch!

Big news! I was featured in the October 25th Sunday edition of the Columbus Dispatch by Patrick Cooley. The article was about the people who camp out at various liquor stores to get first dibs on rare bottles when they are unloaded from the supplier (spoiler alert... they are the worst). I'm gonna be famous!!

Beam Suntory Announces Blended Whisky 'Ao'

Beam Suntory has announced a new whiskey blended of whiskey from five distilleries across five countries (Japan, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, and the US) called Ao. It will be available exclusively at to global travel retail (e.g. duty free shops at airports). 

Friday, October 23, 2020

Last Day to Enter OHLQ Expensive Bottle Lottery

Today is the last day to enter the The Ohio Department of Liquor (OHLQ) lottery for the following:

  • Double Eagle Very Rare, $2,000.00
  • Old Fashioned Copper (O.F.C.), $2,400.98
  • Woodford Reserve Baccarat, $2,127.65
The lottery ends at 11:59 p.m. tonight (October 23rd). You can enter at this site. In order to enter, you'll need to provide the following:
  • First and last name
  • Address (Must match address on your Ohio I.D.)
  • Email address
  • Phone number 
  • Ohio Driver’s License Number or Ohio Identification Card Number
  • Date of birth
Good luck everyone!

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Michter's Announces New 25 Year Bourbon

Michter's has announced the release of a new 25 Year Bourbon hitting shelves this November. This release marks the first bottling of Michter's 25 Year Bourbon since 2017.

Monday, October 19, 2020

Ohio Division of Liquor Control (OHLQ) Expensive Bottle Lottery is Live - Link to Enter Below

The last of four Ohio Department of Liquor (OHLQ) bottle lotteries is live. This lottery is for the opportunity to purchase the following:

  • Double Eagle Very Rare, $2,000.00
  • Old Fashioned Copper (O.F.C.), $2,400.98
  • Woodford Reserve Baccarat, $2,127.65

You can enter at this site starting today (Monday, Oct. 12, 2020) and ending at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020. In order to enter, you'll need to provide the following:
  • First and last name
  • Address (Must match address on your Ohio I.D.)
  • Email address
  • Phone number 
  • Ohio Driver’s License Number or Ohio Identification Card Number
  • Date of birth
If you didn't see the link above (not sure why it isn't showing up clearly), CLICK HERE FOR THE OHLQ SITE to enter.

I'll be sitting this one out. Imagine all the other bottles I could buy for $2000 + tax. 

Good luck everyone and I hope my readers win all the bottles!

Friday, October 16, 2020

Woodford Announces Woodford Reserve Baccarat Edition

Woodford Reserve has announced the Woodford Reserve Baccarat Edition for those with more money than sense. This release is created by 'uniquely finishing the most complex and balanced Kentucky Bourbon in select XO Cognac barrels' and then bottling in a in a bespoke Baccarat decanter. 

Last Day to Enter OHLQ Mr. Sam, King of Kentucky, and Old Forester Birthday Bottle Lottery

Today is the last day to enter the The Ohio Department of Liquor (OHLQ) lottery for Mr. Sam, King of Kentucky, and Old Forester Birthday.  

The lottery ends at 11:59 p.m. tonight (October 16th). You can enter at this site. In order to enter, you'll need to provide the following:
  • First and last name
  • Address (Must match address on your Ohio I.D.)
  • Email address
  • Phone number 
  • Ohio Driver’s License Number or Ohio Identification Card Number
  • Date of birth
Good luck everyone!

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Penelope Bourbon Announces Rosé Cask Finish

Newish formed Penelope Bourbon (founded in 2018) has announced a bourbon finished in French rosé wine casks hitting retailers in mid-October. For those unfamiliar with Penelope (myself included), they source their bourbon from Indiana-based MGP and then blend the bourbon at Castle & Key

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Old Grand Dad 114 Review

Welcome to the review for Old Grand Dad 114. This is a product that is relatively new to Ohio so excited to give this one a try. I couldn't find a website for Old Grand Dad so some of the information isn't available. 

Big thanks to Matty G for helping with this review. Due to the pandemic, the review was done through Google Hangouts. 


Manufacturer: Beam Suntory

Monday, October 12, 2020

Ohio Division of Liquor Control (OHLQ) Mr. Sam, King of Kentucky, and Old Forester Birthday Bottle Lottery is Live - Link to Enter Below

The third of four Ohio Department of Liquor (OHLQ) bottle lotteries is live. This lottery is for the opportunity to purchase the following:

  • Mister Sam, $249.98
  • King of Kentucky, $249.99
  • Old Forester Birthday, $99.99 

You can enter at this site starting today (Monday, Oct. 12, 2020) and ending at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020. In order to enter, you'll need to provide the following:
  • First and last name
  • Address (Must match address on your Ohio I.D.)
  • Email address
  • Phone number 
  • Ohio Driver’s License Number or Ohio Identification Card Number
  • Date of birth
If you didn't see the link above (not sure why it isn't showing up clearly), CLICK HERE FOR THE OHLQ SITE to enter.

For this one, I'm only going to enter the Old Forester Birthday. The others are outside my price range. 

Good luck everyone and I hope my readers win all the bottles!

Friday, October 9, 2020

Kings County Announces 7-Year Single Barrel Bourbon (Updated)

New York based distillery Kings County has announced the release of a new 7-year single barrel bourbon to coincide with their 10th birthday. This is the first release in a new series of single barrel whiskeys that will be released. 

Last Day to Enter OHLQ Old Fitzgerald and Rockhill Farms Bottle Lottery

Today is the last day to enter the The Ohio Department of Liquor (OHLQ) lottery for Old Fitzgerald and Rockhill Farms.  

The lottery ends at 11:59 p.m. tonight (October 9th). You can enter at this site. In order to enter, you'll need to provide the following:
  • First and last name
  • Address (Must match address on your Ohio I.D.)
  • Email address
  • Phone number 
  • Ohio Driver’s License Number or Ohio Identification Card Number
  • Date of birth
Good luck everyone!

Monday, October 5, 2020

Ohio Division of Liquor Control Old Fitzgerald and Rockhill Farms Bottle Lottery is Live - Link to Enter Below

The second of four Ohio Department of Liquor (OHLQ) bottle lotteries is live. This lottery is for the opportunity to purchase the following:

  • Old Fitzgerald 9 year, $89.98
  • Old Fitzgerald 15 Year, $149.98
  • Rockhill Farms, $54.99 
You can enter at this site starting today (Monday, Oct. 5, 2020) and ending at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020. In order to enter, you'll need to provide the following:
  • First and last name
  • Address (Must match address on your Ohio I.D.)
  • Email address
  • Phone number 
  • Ohio Driver’s License Number or Ohio Identification Card Number
  • Date of birth
If you didn't see the link above (not sure why it isn't showing up clearly), CLICK HERE FOR THE OHLQ SITE to enter.

Good luck everyone and I hope my readers win all the bottles!

Friday, October 2, 2020

Last Day to Enter OHLQ E.H. Taylor & Elmer T. Lee Bottle Lottery

Today is the last day to enter the The Ohio Department of Liquor (OHLQ) lottery for E.H. Taylor & Elmer T. Lee.  

The lottery ends at 11:59 p.m. tonight (October 2nd). You can enter at this site. In order to enter, you'll need to provide the following:
  • First and last name
  • Address (Must match address on your Ohio I.D.)
  • Email address
  • Phone number 
  • Ohio Driver’s License Number or Ohio Identification Card Number
  • Date of birth
Good luck everyone!