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Tom's Foolery Bottled In Bond Batch #1 Ohio Straight Bourbon Whiskey (750ml)

Tom Herbruck is an unassuming gentleman with a solid career and a beautiful family. He's also a man with a secret. In the shed behind his house sit hundreds of barrels of whiskey. In 2011, he purchased the historic Michter's Jug House Pot Stills and began producing what many consider to some of the finest craft whiskey on the market. In early 2016, K&L was lucky enough to connect with Tom & Lianne Herbruck to secure the first batch of his newly minted Bottled in Bond Bourbon. Truly a culmination in the Craft Whiskey revolution, Tom's new BIB is easily t... Read More » 


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Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey (750ml) (Previously $25)

92 points Wine Enthusiast: "*Best Buy* A good workhorse for all manner of cocktails, this bright amber Bourbon has a butterscotch aroma and oaky, relatively dry flavors that elongate into a rich caramel finish." (7/2013) 90 points Whisky Advocate: "Light bronze color. Thick, mature aromas, with notes of subtle spice (vanilla, mint), toffee, light molasses and leather. Adding a little water revealing notes of teaberry, anise, and dark candied fruit. Pleasantly sweet at first in flavor, with notes of brown sugar and spice (vanilla, mint), becoming dry with enveloping flavors of oak and leather. With a little wa ...Read More » 


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WE 92 WA 90

Faultline Straight Bourbon Whiskey (750ml) Top Pick!
Faultline Straight Bourbon Whiskey (750ml)

We've been doing gin and single malt for years, and now rum, so why not throw our hat in the bourbon pool? One of the obstacles that kept us from making a Faultline bourbon earlier was availability: the current demand has made the extra barrel a thing of the past. One of the only distilleries that would sell us a cask for a private label was the old LDI distillery in Indiana, but with the already overcrowded LDI market (Bulleit Rye, Templeton Rye, High West, etc) we didn't think our product would be different enough, or of the quality we desired, for the... Read More » 


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Bulleit "Frontier" Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey (750ml)

95 points Wine Enthusiast: "*Top 50 Spirits 2013 & Best Buy* Golden and bright, this straight bourbon whiskey is one of the most versatile around. Though it starts with a sweet flavor profile with hints of vanilla and cookie dough, it finishes supple and dry, with notes of leather, black tea and cinnamon. Bracing alcohol levels." (7/2013) Whisky Advocate: "Soft, elegant, and nicely rounded, with honeyed orchard fruit and gentle spice on a bed of vanilla and caramel. Very versatile; a pleasing, unchallenging bourbon to suit most moods and situations. I actually like it better than the new, older 10 ye ...Read More » 


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WE 95

Four Roses "K&L Exclusive" Single Barrel OESO (11 years, 5 months) Cask Strength Bourbon Whiskey (750ml)

The last two casks from our Fall 2015 trip to Four Roses have arrived and we've definitely saved a great pair for last. This eleven and a half year old cask brings exactly what you would expect to the party: a richness, weight, and roundness on the palate that simply isn't apparent in some of our younger Four Roses bottlings. This is creamy and smooth on the entry, especially at the lower 51.75% ABV, but after the sweetness pops on the entry there's a distinct and pronounced earthiness towards the back, full of dried herbs and damp wood with a very gentl... Read More » 


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Eagle Rare 10 Year Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey (750ml)

Buffalo Trace was named Distiller of the Year by Whisky Magazine in 2005 and 2007 and by the Wine Enthusiast in 2006. Paul Pacult of the The Spirit Journal gave it four stars and said: "Easily one of the most tactile yet assertive and expressive bourbons I've tasted in the last two years; fasten your seatbelts." Honey-colored, with aromas of toasted wheat bread and hints of tobacco, opening up to almond butter, melon and lanolin. On the palate it is oily and toasty with flavors of cereal grains and oak. The finish is long and corn sweet with a little spi... Read More » 


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1792 Full Proof Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey (750ml) New!
1792 Full Proof Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey (750ml)

Sazerac's other distillery, the Barton facility in Bardstown, is not nearly as well-known as the Buffalo Trace side of things. Ken Pierce, not Harlan Wheatley, is distilling over in Bardstown, making a high-rye bourbon called 1792 Ridgemont, a softer, smoother, yet more peppery version of bourbon than what we're used to from BT. Lots of tasty oak integration and a wonderful mix of spice and richness make this another feather in the cap of America's top bourbon producer. The cask strength edition is a powerhouse of a bourbon with bold rye spice and plenty... Read More » 


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Lost Republic Straight Bourbon Whiskey (750ml)

One of the more interesting and intriguing independent bottlings of bourbon since Black Maple Hill went out of production, the Lost Republic whiskey is made of three different bourbons from three different states: Indiana, Tennessee, and California. Matt Weese and his team in Healdsburg are contracting spirit and aging the barrels separately in their Napa warehouse, using them to create a fruity, grainy, and gritty style of American whiskey. The fruity, young whiskey aromas are potent on the nose, but the woody, vanilla notes balance out the youth on the... Read More » 


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Benchmark #8 Kentucky Straight Bourbon (1L)

Distilled by Buffalo Trace, this four year old rye recipe bourbon won the Silver Medal in the 2016 Los Angeles International Spirits Competition and a Great Value award, 93 points, in the 2016 Ultimate Spirits Challenge. 


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Woodford Reserve Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey (750ml) (ships in a magnum box) (Elsewhere $30)

90-95 points Wine Enthusiast: "The first sniffs detect restrained, lightly roasted kernel/bean-like scents; bouquet opens up as aromas of saddle leather, tobacco leaf and walnut come to the fore. Palate entry is semisweet, candied and creamy; by midpalate, the taste includes pepper, welcome spirity heat, oak resin and caramel corn. Ends showing the delicate side of Bourbon." (6/2006) Wine Spectator: "The dry, spicy, almost austere nose has a promising note of corn, and it delivers on the palate: sweet corn, berries and apricot, a touch of leather and cinnamon, with a bright, spicy finish. A mix of pot-s ...Read More » 


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WE 90 - 95

Elijah Craig "Small Batch" Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey (750ml) (ships as a 1.5L)

95 points Wine Enthusiast: "Deep color, medium-to-heavy feel. Strong, sweet fragrance with wood and spice tones. Butterscotch candy flavors, so strong I almost hear cellophane unwrapping, are echoed by some oak, caramel and vanilla. Smooth, not too much alcohol fire. Mellow, long finish with a touch of herbal and anise notes" (10/2010) K&L Notes: Coming from the great master distiller Parker Beam, the Elijah Craig bourbon has to be one of the best value Bourbons on the market! Great balance of sweetness and spice. Also, at 94 proof, it has just the right amount of kick. 


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WE 95

Basil Hayden's Bourbon (750ml) Top Pick!
Basil Hayden's Bourbon (750ml)

Basil Hayden's Bourbon dates back to 1796 when Master Distiller Basil Hayden Sr. created a new bourbon recipe using a traditional corn base, but adding small grains into his mash. The results showcased the spicy flavors of rye, which complemented the sweetness of corn. Today Basil Hayden's is aged for eight years at a relatively mild 80 proof, and glints like liquid gold in the glass. Its spicy-sweet perfume shows hints of peppermint and black tea and its flavors are spicy, peppery and honeyed, with a light body and a gentle bite. According to Patterson'... Read More » 


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Henry McKenna 10 Year Old Bottled in Bond Straight Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey (750ml) (Elsewhere $32)

90-95 points Wine Enthusiast: "The bouquet features smells of new car leather, breakfast cereal, cornmeal, pepper and hemp. Entry is nicely sweet and intensely grainy; the midpalate is the high point as the taste profile expands to include semisweet flavors of caramel corn, toasted marshmallow, dried fruit and chocolate covered cherry. Concludes oaky sweet and chewy." (12/2008) K&L Notes: You know it, you love it; it's ten years old, bottled in bond, single cask, 100 proof, old school Kentucky Bourbon from Heaven Hill. Incredible value by any measure. 


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WE 90 - 95

1792 Port Finished Kentucky Bourbon (750ml) New!
1792 Port Finished Kentucky Bourbon (750ml)

Sazerac's other distillery, the Barton facility in Bardstown, is not nearly as well-known as the Buffalo Trace side of things. Ken Pierce, not Harlan Wheatley, is distilling over in Bardstown, making a high-rye bourbon called 1792 Ridgemont, a softer, smoother, yet more peppery version of bourbon than what we're used to from BT. Lots of tasty oak integration and a wonderful mix of spice and richness make this another feather in the cap of America's top bourbon producer. The port finished edition is a limited release that adds a nice rounded fruity note ... Read More » 


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John E. Fitzgerald Larceny Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey (750ml)

93 points Wine Enthusiast: "*Best Buy* This small-batch bourbon uses wheat in place of rye to create a soft, rounded character. The mild crème brulee aroma leads into sasparilla and creamy caramel flavors. At 92 proof, it’s a wonder that the alcohol feels so moderate, but it makes its presence known in the cinnamon-firework finish. Attractive bottle design with clever keyhole label." (7/2013) Whisky Advocate: "A new wheated bourbon from Heaven Hill, using wheat instead of rye in the mashbill, resulting in a smooth, easygoing whiskey. Layers of sweetness (creamy vanilla, maple syrup, marzipan) combin ...Read More » 


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WE 93

Maker's Mark "American Pharoah" Limited Edition Bourbon (1L) Top Pick!
Maker's Mark "American Pharoah" Limited Edition Bourbon (1L)

From the distillery: "In 2015, American Pharoah captivated the hearts of fans worldwide by becoming the first-ever winner of horse racing’s fabled Grand Slam. By sweeping the Kentucky Derby®, the Preakness Stakes®, the Belmont Stakes® and the Breeders’ Cup® Classic, American Pharoah established himself as one of the greatest racehorses in history. That’s something we can really relate to around here. After all, no one thought you could make a bourbon both full-flavored and easy to drink. Until we did it. In honor of American Pharoah’s inspiring and exhil... Read More » 


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Four Roses "K&L Exclusive" Single Barrel OESF (10 years, 1 month) Cask Strength Bourbon Whiskey (750ml)

The last two casks from our Fall 2015 trip to Four Roses have arrived and we've definitely saved a great pair for last. This 10+ year old single casks was bottled at 55.25% ABV and is classic Four Roses through and through with plenty of herbaceousness to balance out all the sweetness from the oak. Beyond the characteristic notes of charred oak and vanilla are graphite/pencil lead, peppery rye, oak spice, and earth, all melding gorgeously with the vanilla and the fruit. There's plenty of weight from the decade spent in wood and the whiskey feels round an... Read More » 


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2001 Knob Creek "Batch 3" Limited Edition Whiskey (750ml)

In 2001, following years of tough love and training, Booker Noe passed the torch of Knob Creek to his son Fred who carried on the tradition ever since. The 2001 Limited Edition Knob Creek series is a tribute to that transition and the relationship between the father and son distillers. One of three 14 year old batches released by Beam, batch three is not quite as sweet as batch one and not quite of tannic as batch two, ending up somewhere in between with robust oak and plenty of sweetness. 


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2001 Knob Creek "Batch 2" Limited Edition Whiskey (750ml)

In 2001, following years of tough love and training, Booker Noe passed the torch of Knob Creek to his son Fred who carried on the tradition ever since. The 2001 Limited Edition Knob Creek series is a tribute to that transition and the relationship between the father and son distillers. One of three 14 year old batches released by Beam, batch two is full of wood and oak, more tannic on the palate and drier on the finish. 


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Four Roses "K&L Exclusive" Single Barrel OBSQ (8 years, 11 months) Cask Strength Bourbon Whiskey (750ml)

The latest cask of OBSQ marks one of the last of our Jim Rutledge picks and it's the fruitiest of the bunch. Soft banana and tropical notes coat the entry, dusted with wood shavings and peppery notes. At no point does this whiskey ever feel like its 114.2 proof. It's lithe and light on its feet, finishing with clean flavors of vanilla and oak, never once packing the richness or the power that the alcohol percentage might suggest. It would make a fantastic rocks bourbon or a perfect Manhattan mixer due to its pure whiskey flavor but lack of cloying sweetn... Read More » 


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Four Roses Yellow Label Kentucky Bourbon (750ml)

94 points Wine Enthusiast: "**Top 50 Spirits 2013 & Best Buy** Consider this blended Bourbon for dessert pairings or a fruit-spiked Old Fashioned. Look for caramel and dried-cherry aromas and a flavor akin to dark chocolate-covered cherries. The long, mouthwatering finish is dark and decadent, evoking chocolate, espresso, Port, leather, nutmeg and clove." (7/2013) Wine Spectator: "The nose is standard Bourbon: corn, vanilla, with notes of mint and oak dryness. On the palate, there's more corn, vanilla and a bit of cocoa; the mint is more pronounced. The finish shows off the oak. Simple, straightforw ...Read More » 


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WE 94

Four Roses "Single Barrel" 100 Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey (750ml)

93 points Wine Enthusiast: "Pour this single-barrel bourbon some time in advance to allow it to open up and reveal crème caramel aromatics while you eye the rich topaz color in the glass. Sweet and smooth, this whiskey finishes with dry espresso, dark chocolate and black-tea notes. Mix into classic cocktails." (7/2013) 92 points Whisky Advocate: "A fuller-bodied, sweeter encounter than Barrel #55-6F reviewed below. More rounded and even-keeled throughout, too! Chewy toffee, rummy molasses, and nougat, with underlying notes of dark, berried fruit, accentuating spice, and supple leather. The heavyweight of the gr ...Read More » 


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WE 93 WA 92

High West Bourye Bourbon/Rye Whiskey (750ml) Top Pick!
High West Bourye Bourbon/Rye Whiskey (750ml)

High West's latest batch of Bourye, a marriage of Bourbon and rye adorned with the elusive jackalope - a cross between a jack rabbit and an antelope, is back for another limited run. The Park City, Utah outpost only releases the Bourye when they have sufficient quantities of the necessary ingredients, which are getting more and more difficult to secure in today's market. This latest batch is bottled at 46% ABV and consists of 9 year old Bourbon, 13 year old rye, and 17 year old rye whiskey all sourced from MGP Distillery in Indiana, formerly known as LDI... Read More » 


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Four Roses Small Batch Bourbon (750ml) (Ships as a 1.5L)

92 points Wine Enthusiast: "This blended Bourbon starts smooth and sweet, with sasparilla and maple sugar, then explodes with bold cassia, cinnamon and cayenne razzle-dazzle." (7/2013) Whisky Advocate: "A soft, delicate bourbon -- especially when compared to its single barrel siblings here. Subtle notes of candied fruit and creamy sweet notes (vanilla, coconut, light toffee, and caramel corn) are nicely interwoven. Some integrated, gently-dried spice dances throughout and lingers on the finish. An easy-to-embrace bourbon with nice balance. (Vol. 16, #4)" K&L Notes: Named American Whiskey Distiller of the Year 2010... Read More » 


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WE 92

Four Roses "K&L Exclusive" Single Barrel OESF (9 years, 11 months) Cask Strength Bourbon Whiskey (750ml) Top Pick!
Four Roses "K&L Exclusive" Single Barrel OESF (9 years, 11 months) Cask Strength Bourbon Whiskey (750ml)

Another four casks of Four Roses Bourbon are upon us, this time around a nice range of various ages and styles to showcase the diversity from one of Kentucky's finest institutions. The OESF formula whiskey is the brightest and the liveliest of the bunch, with real classic bourbon flavor that explodes right on the first sip. Sweet vanilla tones combine with flowery and fruity accents before building towards a woody and spicy finish. At 52%, however, the whiskey is never overtly hot or out of balance. The lower proof keeps the intensity of the flavors at t... Read More » 


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Booker's Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey (750ml)

95 points Wine Enthusiast: "This uncut, barrel-strength Bourbon is bold and flavorful. The caramel aroma is rich and luxe. On the palate, it’s quite tannic and drying, but the flavor shines through, showing toffee, caramel and dried cherry, with a spicy finish of clove, dried fig and date. The alcohol feels remarkably balanced despite the high proof. It needs no adornment: just add a chunk of ice and enjoy." (9/2014) Whisky Advocate: "Aged 7 years, 1 month, and 7 days. Big and chewy, with nutty toffee, molasses, nougat, tobacco, pencil shavings, subtle fruit, and dried spice (cinnamon, vanilla). Leath ...Read More » 


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WE 95

Russell's Reserve "Small Batch" 10 Year Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey (750ml)

92 points Wine Enthusiast: "From Master Distiller Jimmy Russell and his son Eddie Russell, this tawny and full-bodied whiskey evolves on the palate. At first, it features orange peel, vanilla and caramel, then dry leather and cocoa notes midpalate, and finishes long and lean with clove and allspice accents. Dilute to taste, sip slowly and consider all the complex flavors." (7/2013) K&L Notes: The Russell's Reserve Small Batch Bourbon was developed by Wild Turkey Distillery's Master Distiller Jimmy Russell and his son Eddie. Initially a limited edition release, the Russell's Reserve is now a 10-... Read More » 


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WE 92

Maker's Mark Bourbon (750ml)

90-95 points Wine Enthusiast: "The base aroma is buttered corn-on-the-cob with aeration bringing additional scents of vanilla and cinnamon. The palate entry showcases sweet breakfast cereal grain; at midpalate the corn dominates so thoroughly that you know that this could only be one of the best straight bourbons from Kentucky. Ends spirity and heated. One of America’s benchmark spirits." (12/2007) Wine Spectator: "It's a doughnut nose: a sweet dusting of cinnamon and corn, with a touch of vanilla. Maker's is a bright, delicate balance of corn and cinnamon, with just enough oaky spice coming along in th ...Read More » 


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WE 90 - 95

Michter's US #1 Small Batch Bourbon (750ml)

90-95 points Wine Enthusiast: "*Superb/Highly Recommended* The bouquet has a dry, grainy aroma which is accented by peppery/spicy scents. The palate entry is surprisingly sweet and corny, considering how dry the aroma is; the midpalate point is deep, corny sweet, sap-like and a bit syrupy. Ends up well and balanced, with a backnote of dried red fruit (raisins, prunes)." (12/2007) K&L Notes: Four Stars/Highly Recommended F. Paul Pacult's Spirit Journal: "The rich bronze color sparkles under the lamp; perfect purity. The initial whiffs uncover dry notes of stone-milled grist and dried fruit; follow... Read More » 


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WE 90 - 95

Maker's 46 Straight Kentucky Bourbon (750ml)

93 points Wine Enthusiast: "*Top 50 Spirits 2013* Finished in the barrel with specially seared oak staves, this Bourbon is a new classic. In the glass, it sports a bright maple color, and lively, spicy aromas and flavors of oaky vanilla and tropical fruit touched with clove, ginger and allspice." (7/2013) 90 points Whisky Advocate: "This is original 'red wax' Maker's Mark that received additional aging in barrels containing internal "seared" French oak staves. The original Maker's Mark, being a wheated bourbon (instead of rye, which is typically used), is rather mellow and easy-to-drink.The French oak staves i ...Read More » 


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WE 93 WA 90

High West "American Prairie" Bourbon Whiskey (750ml)

High West is dedicated to preserving and promoting the American West, that's why they've created a whiskey dedicated to one of the greatest land preservation projects of our time: the American Prairie Reserve in Montana, a 5000 square mile land tract the size of Connecticut restored to what Lewis and Clark would have seen. High West will donate 10% of after tax profits from each bottle to the American Prairie Foundation. This blend of straight bourbons from Kentucky and Indian continue to showcase High West's exceptional blending abilities. The base whis... Read More » 


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Hirsch Straight Bourbon Small Batch Reserve (750ml)

This is one of the great bourbon deals that K&L has to offer. It is a soft, creamy, rich, and semi-sweet whiskey that drinks far above its price point. For all of those who long for Black Maple Hill, the Hirsch might be just a bit better. Always a top-seller and a customer favorite, we just need to keep it in stock! 


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Knob Creek 9 Year Old K&L Exclusive Single Barrel #3127 Kentucky Bourbon (750ml)

On a recent trip to Kentucky, our buyers paid their first ever visit to Jim Beam to taste barrels with esteemed distiller Fred Noe, son of the late, great Booker Noe. With supplies of mature, age-labeled Kentucky Bourbon on the decline due to increasing demand, they were searching for value in market with few true deals as of late. Jim Beam, being the state's largest distiller of Bourbon, still has healthy supplies of 9+ year old casks and was happy to make them available for the boys upon their arrival. Bottled with at a whopping 120 proof, these hand-s... Read More » 


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2007 Evan Williams Single Barrel Bourbon (750ml)

Heaven Hill's flag ship single barrel remains one of the best values in American whiskey period. Each cask is different, but the general profile for EWSB is all about balance. A strong fruity note and a rich vanilla undertone, balance the rich honey notes and spicy backbone on the palate. This is a medium bodied highly drinkable whiskey with tons of finesse and character. We're on the 2007 vintage here. 


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Rowan's Creek Bourbon (750ml)

Rowan’s Creek bourbon is stored in charred oak barrels and is hand-bottled at 50% alc./vol. (100 proof). This boutique bourbon is still made in small lots, batch-by-batch. Rowan's Creek takes its namesake from the creek that runs directly through the distillery. This creek still carries the best limestone spring water that is essential for making good bourbon. 


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Corti Brothers "Good Honest" Whiskey (750ml) (Elsewhere $75) Top Pick!
Corti Brothers "Good Honest" Whiskey (750ml) (Elsewhere $75)

Finished in Mission del Sol barrels and distilled entirely in 2012, the Corti Brother's newest expression has a mash bill of 70% corn, 25% rye, and 5% malt barley. This release is similar to the first offering from Amador Distillery and the venerated Sacramento retailer, Corti Brothers. This young bourbon spent a good deal of its life in that fabulously oxidized classic Californian sweet wine and the palate shows it. More balanced and well rounded than the older "Exquisite Whiskey" that was released last year. The Mission del Sol barrels originally held ... Read More » 


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Old Grand Dad 114 Proof Kentucky Bourbon (750ml)

The classic Jim Beam expression - big spice, lots of cinnamon and clove notes, with great richness cutting through the high proof. 


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High West Campfire Whiskey (750ml)

91 points Wine Enthusiast: "An unexpectedly wonderful pairing with a sweet chocolate or a sticky caramel dessert, Campfire blends straight rye whiskey, straight Bourbon and blended Scotch. Altogether, it’s big and smoky, with lots of iodine, but doesn’t completely overwhelm, settling into a pleasing mix of toffee and peat. Gift a bottle to a Scotch lover to introduce the joys of American whiskeys." (7/2013) Whisky Advocate: "A blend of bourbon, rye, and peated single malt Scotch whiskies. This is an adaptation of the original release that spent additional time in Hungarian and French oak barrels. The ...Read More » 


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WE 91

High West "Boulevardier" Barrel Aged Whiskey Cocktail (750ml)

From High West: The Boulevardier cocktail was created in 1927 by Erskine Gwynne, nephew of railroad tycoon Alfred Vanderbilt. Erskine moved to Paris and began The Boulevardier, a monthly literary magazine patterned after The New Yorker. He also frequented the well-known Harry’s New York Bar and was known for his drinking prowess. "Gwynne made his cocktail with one-part Campari, one-part Italian vermouth, and one-part bourbon. Ours is a little more whiskey-forward," High West proprietor David Perkins said. "We mix two parts bourbon, one part Vya sweet v... Read More » 


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Jack Daniels Single Barrel Select Barrel Proof Tennessee Whiskey (750ml)

Finally, cask strength Jack. Not sure how long this will last, but at least we've got some serious juice coming out of Lynchburg. Critics, even the ones who discount the brand outright, are widely in agreement that this is some serious juice. Enjoy the massive intensity that 120-140 proof Tennessee Whiskey offers, while retaining that soft smooth body and finish. 


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Old Forester Signature 100 Proof Straight Kentucky Bourbon Whisky (750ml)

94 points Wine Enthusiast: "*Top 50 Spirits 2013 & Best Buy* This luxurious Bourbon shows layered and dense flavors that run to the darker and drier side: cocoa, espresso, clove and allspice, all wrapped in beautiful caramel and butterscotch aromatics. At 100 proof, the alcohol deservedly feels intense, so best to temper this with a bit of branchwater or ice." (7/2013)  


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WE 94

Bernheim 7 Year Old "K&L Exclusive Barrel #5253297" Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Wheat Whiskey (750ml - ships as 1.5L)

The Bernheim Whiskey, named for the magnificent and monolithic distillery and its namesake Isaac Wolfe Bernheim, is one of Heaven Hill's innovative new products developed after the purchase of the distillery in the late 90s. IW Bernheim was the famous creator of the IW Harper brand and godfather of the Louisville whiskey scene. His namesake product, Bernheim Wheat Whiskey, uses an unusual mashbill of 51% wheat, 39% corn and a hefty 10% dollop of malt. The idea behind the high wheat whiskey was to design a softer flavor profile that would appeal to a broa... Read More » 


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Knob Creek 9 Year Old K&L Exclusive Single Barrel #3080 Kentucky Bourbon (750ml)

On a recent trip to Kentucky, our buyers paid their first ever visit to Jim Beam to taste barrels with esteemed distiller Fred Noe, son of the late, great Booker Noe. With supplies of mature, age-labeled Kentucky Bourbon on the decline due to increasing demand, they were searching for value in market with few true deals as of late. Jim Beam, being the state's largest distiller of Bourbon, still has healthy supplies of 9+ year old casks and was happy to make them available for the boys upon their arrival. Bottled with at a whopping 120 proof, these hand-s... Read More » 


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Smooth Ambler "Old Scout" 10 Year Old Bourbon Whiskey (750ml)

Remember that wonderful 14-year-old marriage of various LDI casks our friend John Little released a while back? The latest version of that small batch is finally here. The Old Scout 10 year old is another vatting of whiskies (all 75% corn, 21% rye, 4% malted barley - the same as the 14 year) that brings the richness of a high-corn mash. The standard Old Scout uses the high rye recipe for a more herbaceous note, but the 10 year is a bit sweeter. Don't let that fool you into thinking this is a supple spirit because at 100 proof the OS 10 year brings the sp... Read More » 


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1792 Small Batch Kentucky Bourbon (750ml) Back In Stock!
1792 Small Batch Kentucky Bourbon (750ml)

Wine Enthusiast: "*Best Buy* The first couple of sniffings detect attractive, dry scents of leather and black pepper; aeration encourages sweeter, woodier aromas to emerge. The palate entry is sap- and pine-like and moderately sweet; at midpalate a flash of cocoa appears, then recedes for additions of sweet oak, vanilla, palm oil and sap. Finishes lean, moderately sweet, grainy/corny and very appealing. Best Buy." (6/2006) K&L Notes: Sazerac's other distillery, the Barton facility in Bardstown, is not nearly as well-known as the Buffalo Trace side of things. Ken Pierce, not Harlan Wh... Read More » 


Inventory: Redwood City San Francisco

Price: $25.99 Add To Cart

Balcones Baby Blue Texas Corn Whisky (750ml)

*Double Gold Medal, San Francisco World Wine & Spirits Competition* Distilled from 100% Hopi blue corn in Waco, Texas, this is one of the tastier young American whiskies to come out recently. The corn is present and the flavors are dominated by it, but there is a subtle sweetness behind it that really makes the whiskey quite pleasant. It's much softer than most other young products and is very sippable. Balcones has done well to make one of the more accessible whiskies in the burgeoning American craft whisky scene. 


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

Price: $54.99 Add To Cart

George Dickel No. 8 Tennessee Whiskey (750ml)

Wine Enthusiast: "**Best Buy** The nosing passes find scents of lanolin, textile fiber and fireplace soot following early smells of wax. The palate entry displays toasty flavors that wrap around core tastes of dried fruit and nuts; the midpalate stage reveals the waxy quality first detected in the opening bouquet." (12/2007) K&L Notes: The best deal in Tennessee Whiskey by far! 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

Price: $15.99 Add To Cart

Bowman Bros Small Batch Virginia Straight Bourbon Whiskey (750ml) (Elsewhere $40)

90 points Wine Enthusiast: "Though it needs a little coaxing, this small-batch Bourbon is a fitting tribute to the four Bowman brothers, Virginia militia officers in the Revolutionary War. Give it some time and a splash of ice water, and the aromas and flavors open up. Look for sweet notes of almond, cocoa and caramel, plus the clove and nutmeg notes that build on the finish." K&L Notes: Distilled three times on a pot still like an Irish whiskey, Bowman Distillery in Virginia has been quietly churning out elegant Bourbon whiskey for years. Purchased by Sazerac in 2003, the operation has slowly ... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood

Price: $29.99 Add To Cart
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Knob Creek 9 Year Old K&L Exclusive Single Barrel #3128 Kentucky Bourbon (750ml)

On a recent trip to Kentucky, our buyers paid their first ever visit to Jim Beam to taste barrels with esteemed distiller Fred Noe, son of the late, great Booker Noe. With supplies of mature, age-labeled Kentucky Bourbon on the decline due to increasing demand, they were searching for value in market with few true deals as of late. Jim Beam, being the state's largest distiller of Bourbon, still has healthy supplies of 9+ year old casks and was happy to make them available for the boys upon their arrival. Bottled with at a whopping 120 proof, these hand-s... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

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Maker's Mark Cask Strength Bourbon 375ml

Whisky Advocate: "This is what I wish the standard Maker’s Mark would be: more mature, spicier, more complex, and with a richer finish. This was initially released in Kentucky only, but rumors are that it will get a wider distribution in the future. The best Maker’s Mark since the now extinct Maker’s Mark Black, which was released for export only. If you can track down a bottle, you won’t be disappointed. -John Hansell" K&L Notes: Kentucky's most popular wheated bourbon that isn't called "Pappy," Maker's Mark has long been famous for using winter wheat as the flavor grain (along with ... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse San Francisco

Price: $27.99 Add To Cart

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