Category Archives: Bourbon

Visual Recap: Summer 2015

2015 gave Western NY a beautiful, not too dry, not too wet, not too hot, not too cold summer. One could say this summer was perfectly balanced — the backbone of any good season, or more aprupos, any good whiskey, … Continue reading

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BWG Bourbon Giveaway

BWG Is doing our first giveaway promotion via Instagram. Click the link to enter to win this bottle of Russel’s Reserve Single Barrell Bourbon. Cheers and good luck!  BWG on Instagram.  

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Van Winkle 12

The Van Winkle family of bourbons (other wise known as “Pappy”) are currently the most sought after whiskies on the American market. Nothing else even comes close. Their hype and lore, which are currently stratospheric, result in its price tag reaching the same … Continue reading

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Visual Recap: Winter 2014-2015

This Buffalo winter has literally been the worst ever recorded since the beginning of record keeping over a century ago. But instead of succumbing to this harshest of winters, BWG decided to fight the fridged temps, unending snow and brutal … Continue reading

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Blanton’s

Blanton’s is a standard for bourbon lovers and it’s unique decanter-like bottle has a fixed place in most whiskey collections. The archetypical Blanton’s is considered by some a necessary step in the bourbon drinker’s palate evolution. Each batch of Blanton’s … Continue reading

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Hillrock Solera Aged Bourbon

BWG is always on the lookout for New York made whiskies and spirits. Recently, Hudson Valley’s Hillrock Estate Distillery began distribution to Buffalo, ergo we jumped at the chance to review a bottle. Hillrock’s website is informative and immersive in it’s passion for … Continue reading

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BWG’s 2014 Whiskey of the Year

2014 brought several excellent whiskies our way. We are grateful to have been able to sample and review such great works of art. Our criteria In choosing our “2014 Whiskey of the Year” boiled down to three distinct categories. • … Continue reading

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