Bourbons To Try This Fall
Posted On: October 6, 2016
There is just something about this time of year that makes you want to reach for a brown spirit. Maybe it’s the earlier sunsets or the crunchy leaves under your feet. Or that chill in the air. Something just makes Bourbon taste better. Here are eleven bottles to sip this fall–in front of a bonfire, a campfire, your living room fire, or just curled up on the sofa.
By Richard Thomas
Autumn is an exciting time in bourbon country, and not just because the changing of the leaves signals the arrival of some prime whiskey-drinking weather. Fall is also the time of year when most of the annual releases so prized by bourbon enthusiasts appear on store shelves, sparking whiskey hunting expeditions and feeding frenzies over sightings of rare bottles bearing names like “Pappy” and “Stagg.” Here is what you should be looking for among the recently released and the soon to come:
Buffalo Trace Antique Collection
Known as “BTAC” for short, these five whiskeys are the most sought-after items after the famed Pappy Van Winkle line. The collection consists of a mix of either very old or very high proof whiskeys: Eagle Rare 17 Year Old Bourbon, George T. Stagg Bourbon, Thomas H. Handy Rye, Sazerac 18 Year Old Rye, and William Larue Weller Bourbon. Read the entire article on Paste Magazine.