Bourbon and Whiskey Reviews

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ModernThirst Whiskey Reviews

A sortable table listing all the reviews posted on ModernThirst.com. Click the score to read a full review and tasting notes.
WhiskeyBrand FamilyTypeProofRating
2bar Straight Bourbon Whiskey2bar SpiritsBourbon10085
1792 Full ProofBartonBourbon12591
1792 Full Proof Single Barrel (Kroger)BartonBourbon12589
1792 Full Proof Single Barrel (The Bourbon Society)BartonBourbon12594
1792 Single BarrelBartonBourbon93.788
1792 Small Batch (formerly Ridgemont Reserve)BartonBourbon93.786
1792 Sweet WheatBartonBourbon9189
A Midwinter Nights Dram 2.9/710High WestRye98.690
A Midwinter Nights Dram 5.5High WestRye98.692
A.D. Laws HordeumLaws Whiskey HouseAmerican SIngle Malt8579
American PrairieHigh WestBourbon9288
Ancient Age 80Buffalo TraceBourbon8075
Ancient Age 90Buffalo TraceBourbon9079
Ancient Ancient Age 10 StarBuffalo TraceBourbon9080
Ardbeg 10 YearArdbegScotch9285.5
Ardbeg CorryvreckanArdbegScotch114.291
Ardbeg Dark CoveArdbegScotch9386
Ardbeg GroovesArdbegScotch103.293.5
Ardbeg KelpieArdbegScotch9291
Ardbeg UigeadailArdbegScotch108.492
Auchentoshan 18 Year OldAuchentoshanScotch86B-
Baker'sJim BeamBourbon10786
Balcones Texas Single MaltBalconesAmerican SIngle Malt10688.5
Barrell Bourbon Batch 10Barrell Craft SpiritsBourbon12293
Barrell Bourbon Batch 13Barrell Craft SpiritsBourbon11383
Barrell Bourbon Batch 15Barrell Craft SpiritsBourbon107.690
Barrell Whiskey Batch 005Barrell Craft SpiritsWhiskey118.490
BarterhouseDiageo/New BernheimBourbon90.585
Basil Hayden'sJim BeamBourbon8082
Basil Hayden's Two by Two RyeJim BeamBourye8078
Bernheim Wheat Whiskey (private barrel selection)Heaven HillWheat Whiskey9083
Bernheim Wheat Whiskey Liquor Barn Private SelectionHeaven HillWheat Whiskey9088
Bernheim Wheat Whiskey Small Batch (Comparison Review)Heaven HillWheat Whiskey9087
Big Peat Drinks by the Dram EditionBig PeatScotch96B
Black RidgeBartonBourbon9085
Blade & BowDiageoBourbon9088
Blade & Bow 22 YearDiageoBourbon9090
Blanton'sBuffalo TraceBourbon9389
Blanton's Straight from the Barrel - #Barrel 928Buffalo TraceBourbon130.990
Booker'sJim BeamBourbon12790
Booker's RyeJim BeamRye136.194
Bruichladdich Islay Barley Rockside Farm 2007Bruichladdich DistilleryScotch10085
Bruichladdich Port Charlotte Islay Barley Heavily PeatedBruichladdich DistilleryScotch10087
Bruichladdich Port Charlotte Scottish Barley Heavily PeatedBruichladdich DistilleryScotch10085
Bruichladdich Scottish Barley The Classic LaddieBruichladdich DistilleryScotch10085
Buffalo TraceBuffalo TraceBourbon9088
Bulleit 10 Year BourbonDiageoBourbon91.288
Bulleit Barrel Strength BourbonBourbonBourbon11989
Bulleit BourbonDiageoBourbon9086
Bulleit RyeDiageoRye9087
Caol Ila Distillers Edition Moscatel Cask Finish (2015)Caol IlaScotch86B+
Cedar Ridge Single Malt finished in a Port CaskCedar RidgeAmerican SIngle Malt8066
Climax MoonshineClimaxWhite Dog90NR
Climax Wood Fired WhiskeyClimaxWhiskey9069
Col. E. H. Taylor, Jr. Single BarrelBuffalo TraceBourbon10088
Col. E. H. Taylor, Jr. Small BatchBuffalo TraceBourbon10088
Colonel E. H. Taylor, Jr. Barrel Proof (2014)Buffalo TraceBourbon12992
Compass Box PhenomenologyCompass BoxScotch9293
Coopers' CraftBrown-FormanBourbon82.284
Dailuaine 16 Year Old Flora and FaunaDailuaineScotch86B-
Dalwhinnie 25 Year Old 1989 (Special Release 2015)DalwhinnieScotch97.6B/B+
David Nicholson 1843LuxcoBourbon10086
David Nicholson ReserveLuxcoBourbon10087
Deanston 18 Year OldDeanstonScotch92.6B
Deerhammer Single MaltDeerhammerAmerican SIngle Malt9280
Double Rye!High WestRye9290
Eagle Rare (2014 Label/Batched)Buffalo TraceBourbon9084
Eagle Rare (Pre 2014 Label, Single Barrel)Buffalo TraceBourbon9089
Early Times Bottled in Bond BourbonBrown-FormanBourbon10087
Egan's 10 Year Single MaltP&H EganIrish Whiskey9487
Egan's Vintage Grain Irish WhiskeyP&H EganIrish Whiskey9286
Eighteen 33Boone County DistillingBourbon90.886
Elijah Craig Barrel Proof Batch B514 134.8°Heaven HillBourbon134.691
Elijah Craig Barrel Proof Batch B516 139.4° (Bill)Heaven HillBourbon139.488
Elijah Craig Barrel Proof Batch B516 139.4° (Wes)Heaven HillBourbon139.4B+
Elijah Craig Barrel Proof Batch B517 124.2°Heaven HillBourbon124.292
Elijah Craig Barrel Proof Batch C917 131°Heaven HillBourbon13191
Elijah Craig Barrel Select 125Heaven HillBourbon12582
Elijah Craig Small Batch (12 Year)Heaven HillBourbon9489
Elmer T. LeeBuffalo TraceBourbon9089
Epoch RyeBaltimore Whiskey Co.Rye10086
Evan Williams 1783Heaven HillBourbon8685
Evan Williams (Black Label)Heaven HillBourbon8682
Evan Williams Barrel ProofHeaven HillBourbon12591
Evan Williams Bottled in Bond (White Label)Heaven HillBourbon10086
Evan Williams Master Distillers SelectHeaven HillBourbon9088
Evan Williams Single Barrel Vintage 2003Heaven HillBourbon8688
Evan Williams Single Barrel Vintage 2004 (Society selection)Heaven HillBourbon8689
Ezra B Single Barrel 12 YearLuxcoBourbon9988
Ezra Brooks Straight RyeLuxcoBourbon9081
Farmstock Rye Crop 002WhistlepigRye86NR
FlatboatBartonBourbon9087
Forged OakDiageo/New BernheimBourbon90.589
Four Roses LE Small Batch 125th Anniversary (2013)Four RosesBourbon136.196
Four Roses LE Small Batch (2014)Four RosesBourbon103.292
Four Roses LE Small Batch (2016)Four RosesBourbon111.293
Four Roses Limited Edition Single Barrel (2014), OESFFour RosesBourbon11395
Four Roses Single BarrelFour RosesBourbon10088
Four Roses Single Barrel Private Selection Barrel Strength OBSV (Whiskey Women/Liquor Barn)Four RosesBourbon110.489
Four Roses Single Barrel Private Selection Barrel Strength OESF (Liquor Barn)Four RosesBourbon110.494
Four Roses Single Barrel Private Selection OESQ (Liquor Barn)Four RosesBourbon11889
Four Roses Small BatchFour RosesBourbon9087
Garrison Brothers Bourbon (Fall 2013 Vintage)Garrison BrothersBourbon9483
Gaur Spice No.1 BlendSpectrum SpiritsFlavored Whiskey8668
George Dickel 17 Year Tennessee WhiskeyGeorge DickelTennessee Whiskey8777
George Remus BourbonMGPBourbon8888
George Remus Repeal Reserve Bourbon 2017MGPBourbon9492
George T. Stagg, 2009 BottlingBuffalo TraceBourbon141.495
Glen Moray Single Malt PeatedGlen MorayScotch8067
Glenfarclas 25 Year OldGlenfarclasScotch86A-
Glenfiddich 21 Year Old Gran ReserveGlenfiddichScotch80B/B+
Grand Traverse BourbonGrand Traverse DistilleryBourbon9291
Grand Traverse RyeGrand Traverse DistilleryRye9393
Grand Traverse Islay RyeGrand Traverse DistilleryRye9094
Hancock's President's ReserveBuffalo TraceBourbon88.987
Hartfield & Co. -The Gentleman WhiskeyHartfield & Co.Whiskey100NR
Heaven Hill 27 Year BourbonHeaven HillBourbon94.783
Heaven Hill 6 Year Bottled in Bond (comparison)Heaven HillBourbon10086
Heaven Hill 6 Year BourbonHeaven HillBourbon9086
Heaven Hill Select Stock 2016 (126.4°)Heaven HillBourbon126.491
Heaven Hill Select Stock 2017 (97°)Heaven HillCorn Whiskey9784
Henry McKenna Single Barrel Private Selection (Liquor Barn)Heaven HillBourbon10088
Hillrock Single Malt Sherry Finished (OPX-10)Hillrock EstateAmerican SIngle Malt8677.5
I.W. Harper 15 year BourbonDiageoBourbon8691
I.W. Harper Kentucky Straight Bourbon (4 years)DiageoBourbon8284
J.W. Dant Bottled-in-BondHeaven HillBourbon10079
Jack Daniel's Red Dog Saloon Tennessee WhiskeyBrown-FormanTennessee Whiskey8686
Jack Daniel's Single Barrel Barrel ProofBrown-FormanTennessee Whiskey132.390
James E. Pepper 1776 Barrel Proof RyeJames E. PepperRye114.687
James E. Pepper 1776 Sherry Finished RyeJames E. PepperRye9283
Jameson Caskmates IPA EditionJamesonIrish Whiskey8088
Jefferson's Chef's Collaboration (2015)JeffersonBourye9084
Jefferson's Chef's Collaboration (2018)JeffersonBourye9086
Jefferson's Ocean Voyage 3JeffersonBourbon9089
Jefferson's Presidential Select 25 YearJeffersonBourbon90.484
Jefferson's Pritchard Hill Cab Finished BourbonJeffersonBourbon90.283
Jim Beam Distiller's CutJim BeamBourbon10081.3
Jim Beam Double OakJim BeamBourbon8688
Jim Beam Harvest Collection Soft Red WheatJim BeamBourbon9084
Justice Label Bronze Star Texas WhiskeyJustice LabelWhiskey90NR
Kavalan Sherry OakKavalanTaiwanese Single Malt Whiskey92C/C+
Kentucky Tavern Bottled-in-BondBartonBourbon10085
Kentucky VintageKBD/WillettBourbon9078
Kilchoman 100% Islay – 7th EditionKilchomanScotch100B
King of Kentucky 2018Brown-FormanBourbon125-145*95
Knappogue Castle Texas Barrel Select 12 Year Single Malt Irish WhiskyKnappogue CastleIrish Whiskey9292
Knob CreekJim BeamBourbon10086
Knob Creek 2001Jim BeamBourbon10091
Knob Creek Cask Strength Rye (2018)Jim BeamRye119.692
Knob Creek Single Barrel ReserveJim BeamBourbon12090
Knob Creek Single Barrel Rye (Westport Whiskey & Wine)Jim beamRye11590
Lagavulin 8 Year ScotchLagavulinScotch9688.5
Lagavulin 12 Year ScotchLagavulinScotch115.487.5
Lagavulin 16 Year ScotchLagavulinScotch8691.5
Lagavulin Distillers Edition (2015)LagavulinScotch8692
LarcenyHeaven HillBourbon9286
Larceny Barrel ProofHeaven HillBourbon115.488
Lost ProphetDiageo/GTS-Buffalo TraceBourbon90.590
Mackmyra Moment – Malström (Swedish Single Malt)MackmyraSwedish Single Malt92.8B/B-
Maker's 46Maker's MarkBourbon9487
Maker's MarkMaker's MarkBourbon9086
Maker's Mark Cask StrengthMaker's MarkBourbon113.290
Maker's Mark Private Select Liquor Barn #1Maker's MarkBourbon110.193
Maker's Mark Private Select Liquor Barn #2Maker's MarkBourbon11092
Masterson's Rye Whiskey35 MapleRye9082
McAffee's Benchmark Old. No. 8Buffalo TraceBourbon8075
McCarthy’s Oregon Single MaltClear CreekAmerican SIngle Malt8586.5
Mellow CornHeaven HillCorn Whiskey10076
Michter's Small Batch US*1Michter'sBourbon91.487
Michter’s Toasted Barrel Bourbon (2016)Michter'sBourbon91.486
Minor Case Rye Whiskey (2017)Limestone BranchRye9087
Noah's MillKBD/WillettBourbon114.489
O.K.I. 10 Year Sherry/Brandy Finished BourbonNew RiffBourbon10893
Old Bardstown Bottled-in-BondWillettBourbon10079
Old CrowJim BeamBourbon8072
Old EzraLuxcoBourbon10187
Old Fitzgerald Bottled in BondHeaven HillBourbon10086
Old Fitzgerald Bottled in Bond Spring 2018 Limited EditionHeaven HillBourbon10088
Old Fitzgerald Bottled in Bond Fall 2018 Limited EditionHeaven HillBourbon10091
Old Fitzgerald PrimeHeaven HillBourbon9083
Old Forester 86Brown-FormanBourbon8682
Old Forester 1870 Original BatchBrown-FormanBourbon9092
Old Forester 1897 Bottled-in-BondBrown-FormanBourbon10090
Old Forester 1920 Prohibition Style BourbonBrown-FormanBourbon11591
Old Forester Birthday Bourbon 2014Brown-FormanBourbon9790
Old Forester Birthday Bourbon 2016Brown-FormanBourbon9790
Old Forester Birthday Bourbon 2017Brown-FormanBourbon9692
Old Forester Birthday Bourbon 2018Brown-FormanBourbon10186
Old Forester SignatureBrown-FormanBourbon10088
Old Forester Single Barrel- The Bourbon Society selectionBrown-FormanBourbon9087
Old George RyeGrand TraverseRye Whiskey9393
Old Grand Dad BiB 100 (#BBBR)Jim BeamBourbon10076
Old Grand-Dad 114Jim BeamBourbon11486
Old Overholt Bonded Rye WhiskeyJim BeamRye Whiskey10079
Old Particular North British 27 Year OldOld ParticularScotch100.4A-
Old TaylorBuffalo TraceBourbon8069
Old TubJim BeamBourbon10084
Old Weller Antique (Liquor Barn)Buffalo TraceBourbon10785
Parker's Heritage 7th edition, Promise of Hope (2013)Heaven HillBourbon9693
Parker's Heritage Collection 8th Edition Wheat Whiskey (2014)Heaven HillWheat Whiskey127.495
Parker's Heritage Collection 9th Edition Malt Whiskey (2015)Heaven HillMalt Whiskey10888
Parker's Heritage Collection 11th Edition (2017)Heaven HillBourbon12292
Parker's Heritage Collection 12th Edition (2018)Heaven HillBourbon11086
Pikesville Rye WhiskeyHeaven HillRye11092
Pinhook Rye Lot 001PinhookRye93.587
Rabbit Hole BourbonRabbit Hole DistillingBourbon9585
Rabbit Hole RyeRabbit Hole DistillingRye9586
Rebel Yell Single Barrel 10 Year (2016)LuxcoBourbon10090
Rebel Yell Single Barrel 10 Year (2017)LuxcoBourbon10092
Rebel Yell Small Batch RyeLuxcoRye9079
Resilient Indiana Bourbon Barrel #5ResilientBourbon1078888
Resilient Tennessee Bourbon Barrel 88ResilientBourbon1078885
Resilient Tennessee Bourbon Barrel 110ResilientBourbon1078890
Rhetoric 23 YearDiageo/New BernheimBourbon90.687
Rittenhouse Rye Bottled-in-BondHeaven HillRye10091
Rock Hill Farms Single BarrelBuffalo TraceBourbon10090
Rossville Union Barrel Proof RyeMGPRye112.690
Rossville Union Master Crafted RyeMGPRye9491
Rowan's CreekKBD/WillettBourbon100.186
Royal Brackla 14 Year OldRoyal BracklaScotch92C+
Sazerac Rye ("Baby Saz")Buffalo TraceRye9090
Single Oak Project barrel 77Buffalo TraceBourbon9085
Single Oak Project Barrel 175Buffalo TraceBourbon9090
Smooth Ambler 10 Year Bourbon- Old Line Private BarrelSmooth AmblerBourbon120.689
Smooth Ambler Old Scout 7 Year BourbonSmooth AmblerBourbon9987
Smooth Ambler Old Scout 8 Year BourbonSmooth AmblerBourbon106.886
Smooth Ambler Old Scout 10 Year BourbonSmooth AmblerBourbon9989
Smooth Ambler Old Scout Rye WhiskeySmooth AmblerRye9988
Smooth Ambler Old Scout Single Barrel Cask Strength BourbonSmooth AmblerBourbon119.888
Smooth Ambler Old Scout Single Barrel Cask Strength Rye WhiskeySmooth AmblerRye124.4292
Speyburn 10 YearSpeyburnScotch8683.5
Speyburn Arranta CasksSpeyburnScotch9284
Spirit Hound Straight MaltSpirit HoundAmerican SIngle Malt9085.5
Stagg Jr. (139.8°)Buffalo TraceBourbon139.8A-
Stagg Jr. (2014)Buffalo TraceBourbon134.894
Stranahan's Snowflake #15 Pikes PeakStranahan'sAmerican Malt Whiskey8689.5
Stranahan's Snowflake #16 Mount BierstadtStranahan'sAmerican Malt Whiskey8695
Stranahan's Snowflake #17 Longs PeakStranahan'sAmerican Malt Whiskey8688
Stranahan's Snowflake #18 Mount EvansStranahan'sAmerican Malt Whiskey8691
Stranahan's Snowflake #19 Crestone PeakStranahan'sAmerican Malt Whiskey8689
Sunshine ReserveManhattan Moonshine Co.American Whiskey8583
Talisker 18 Year OldTaliskerScotch91.6A-
Tap 357Tap SpiritsFlavored Rye80NR
The Balvenie 12 Year Old Singel BarrelThe BalvenieScotch95.689
The Balvenie 14 Year Old Caribbean OakThe BalvenieScotch8684
The Balvenie 14 Year Old Peat Week – 2002 VintageThe BalvenieScotch96.6B+
The Balvenie Doublewood 12 Year Single BarrelThe BalvenieScotch8688
The Dalmore King Alexander IIIThe DalmoreScotch80A-
The Gifted horseDiageoWhiskey11582
The Half-Century Blend Batch 2The Blended Whisky CompanyScotch92.8A-
The Lost Distilleries Blend Batch 10Lost DistilleryScotch102B+
The Macallan Rare CaskMacallanScotch86B+
The Quiet Man 8 Year Single MaltLuxco/Niche SpiritsIrish Whiskey8086
The Quiet Man Traditional BlendLuxco/Niche SpiritsIrish Whiskey8083
Tomatin 27 Year Old – 1988 Batch 3TomatinScotch100A-
Tomatin 1999 (Liquor Barn Private Cask)TomatinScotch107.889
Tullamore Dew 18 Year OldTullamore DewScotch82.8A-
Very Old Barton Bottled in BondBartonBourbon10083
Very Special Old Fitzgerald 12 yearHeaven HillBourbon9088
Virginia Gentleman Small BatchSmith BowmanBourbon9075
W.L. Weller Special Reserve (Liquor Barn)Buffalo TraceBourbon9080
Watershed BourbonWatershed DistilleryBourbon9485
Wathan's Single Barrel Bourbon
Charles Medley
Bourbon9484
Westland Garryana (2016 edition 1/1)WestlandAmerican SIngle Malt112.483.5
Westland Sherry WoodWestlandAmerican SIngle Malt9286
Whoop & HollerDiageoTennessee Whiskey8484
Wild Turkey 101Wild TurkeyBourbon10188
Wild Turkey Kentucky Spirit - Bourbon Society SelectionWild TurkeyBourbon10190
Wild Turkey Rare Breed 112.8°Wild TurkeyBourbon112.886
Wild Turkey Russell's Reserve 6 Year RyeWild TurkeyRye9082
Wild Turkey Russell's Reserve Single Barrel Private Selection Bourbon (Westport Whiskey & Wine)Wild TurkeyBourbon11089
Wild Turkey Russell's Reserve Single Barrel Rye - LB Series 1Wild TurkeyRye10491
Willett Family Estate 4 Year RyeKBD/WillettRye11090
Willett Family Estate Single Barrel 8 Year (Liquor Barn)KBD/WillettBourbon119.688
Willett Family Estate Single Barrel 10 Year Bourbon (Westport Whiskey & Wine)KBD/WillettBourbon126.293
Willett Pot Still ReserveKBD/WillettBourbon9487
Willett XCF Version 1.0KBD/WillettRye103.484
William Larue Weller (2013)Buffalo TraceBourbon11094
Winchester Extra Smooth BourbonTerrePUREBourbon9055
Wolfburn Aurora Single MaltWolfburnScotch80B
Woodford Reserve Double Double OakedWoodford ReserveBourbon90.489
Woodford Reserve Sweet Mash ReduxWoodford ReserveBourbon90.478

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