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Stone Castle

The first time I came across Stone Castle bourbon, I thought it was a refilled Michter’s bottle with a home-printed label. I’d probably still think that if it hadn’t resurfaced a few years later at a world-renowned auction house with a hefty price tag. There was clearly something different about …

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Thomas H. Handy

This uncut and unfiltered straight rye whiskey is part of Buffalo Trace’s popular Antique Collection (BTAC) and although it is still hard to get a bottle, it is generally easier to find than the other offerings in the BTAC lineup. That said, you will need to work for this bottle.  It’s rare …

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Angel’s Envy Cask Strength

It’s very hard to get your hands on a bottle of Angel’s Envy Cask Strength bourbon, as there aren’t many bottles in circulation and those that are only make it to a few select states.  It’s typically released in October, November, or December and available for a suggested retail price around $200, although …

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Stagg Jr.

Stagg Jr. is a limited production barrel proof bourbon.  Buffalo Trace released the first batch in Aug, 2013 and has released two batches per year since then.  Each batch is blended from bourbons that are roughly 8 or 9 years old and released at a unique proof.  Collectors use those proof numbers to identify …

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