Jefferson’s Ocean Aged at Sea Rye Whiskey Ushers In The Brand’s 25th Anniversary

Founder Trey Zoeller on the latest flavorful expression and his unfettered spirit of experimentation

Much has changed within the whiskey world since Trey Zoeller founded Jefferson’s Bourbon back in 1997. Over the last 25 years, there’s been an exponential demand for bourbon (and other whiskeys) and a boom in distillery development across the globe. All the while, Zoeller established Jefferson’s as a pioneer in experimentation and put out dozens of delicious, covetable whiskey expressions. Of the limited edition releases expected this year, …

Basil Hayden’s Limited Release Subtle Smoke Bourbon

A hickory-smoked barrel imbues this lightly sweet liquid with a gently charred character

The flavor of smoke, though polarizing, is a point of intrigue for many in the whiskey world. Whether wafting into the olfactory receptors or washing over the palate, it’s an attribute that can encompass notes ranging from plumes off a campfire to petrol. A smooth, light and approachable entry point into smoky whiskey can be found in a new, limited release from Basil Hayden, aptly …

Woodford Reserve Baccarat Edition

For the whiskey collectors among us, Woodford Reserve’s Baccarat Edition sits with the most rarified releases in 2020. This prestigious Kentucky Bourbon spent three years “finishing” in select XO Cognac barrels. Altogether, the time in French and American casks imparts a nose of vanilla bean and cocoa powder, as well as cloves and cinnamon. On the palate, caramel carries into a lengthy finish. Woodford Reserve …