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I. W. Harper Bourbon Whiskey Review

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Diageo brings the classic I.W. Harper back to the United States for the first time in about 20 years.  The old brand used to sit on the bottom of the whiskey shelves.  The new I.W. Harper is moving up in the world. (more…)

Forged Oak Bourbon Whiskey Review

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Forged Oak is the latest release from Diageo’s Orphan Barrel series.  The youngest bourbon of the group, Forged Oak is 15 years old and 90.5 proof.  Forged Oak is also the cheapest in the series.  A bottle should run you about $65.  It was distilled at the new Bernheim distillery in Louisville between 1997-1998 and aged at the Stitzel-Weller warehouses.  It’s mash bill is 86% corn, 8% barley and 6% rye.  Looks like a really low percentage of rye.  How does it fare in a glass? (more…)