Milestones are all about reminding yourself about the journey it’s taken to get to a certain point. My first 1000 views have been a blast, getting to know new people, learning new things, and drinking new whiskeys all along the way. Here’s to my next 1000, and for those of you who read and comment, thank you for acknowledging me, even if it is only by spending the time to look at the words I string together on the page.
The format of this review may be a bit different since I’m doing a side by side comparison, but I figured I would at least give the regular information for the new and unreviewed whiskey, being the single barrel Buffalo Trace. As far as I can tell this is a special selection for the liquor store I frequent in New Jersey. ( www.shoppersvineyard.com )
Price – 750 ml – $26.99 – ( http://www.shoppersvineyard.com )
Method – 1 Ice cube in Glencairn glass
Rating – 79-100
So this would be my first side by side comparison of what promises to be two very similar whiskeys. The first, Buffalo Trace
, I have already reviewed and you can click to read that review which was a favorable one. The new one is a Single Barrel version of the same whiskey, aptly names Buffalo Trace Single Barrel. Like I said above as far as I can tell this is a very limited occasion and was hand selected by the purchasing team at Shoppers Vineyard. This is their explanation:
“I made my first trip down to Kentucky about 8 years ago. Back then, bourbon wasn’t as big as it is now, but I had a feeling it was ready to explode… and I was right. Items that were readily available back then are impossible to get now. The prices have also SKYROCKTED, which is not a good thing but that’s what happens when demand FAR exceeds supply. Continue reading