Whiskey List

Rare Bourbons and Whiskeys

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Blanton's Single-Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

The Single-Barrel Bourbon that started it all! An incredibly rare treat from the Buffalo Trace distillery. A big dollop of vanilla cream, toasted corn, and sweet spices await you, bottled at a smooth 93 Proof.

$15.00
Bond & Lillard Kentucky Straight Bourbon

An ultra-rare Bourbon aged for at least seven years and only released to eleven states, Bond & Lillard Bourbon clocks in at 100 Proof. Delicate notes of apricot and citrus lead off the front of the palate. In the mid-palate, the lighter fruit notes become overpowered by baking spice, caramelized sugar, and light seasoned oak notes.

$15.00
Calumet Farm Kentucky Bourbon

From the farm which raised horses that have won eight Kentucky Derbies! Glowing with butterscotch and soft oak, Calumet’s harmonious perfection of wood and caramel is admirably balanced with complex flavors of light brown sugar and soft white pepper.

$8.00
E.H. Taylor Single-Barrel Bottled in Bond Rye Whiskey

Bottled at 100 Proof. From the Buffalo Trace distillery, dried fruit, black pepper, and touch of fresh dill, flavors both sweet and savory with a terrific balance of dark spices and subtle caramel overtones.

$10.00
Glenlivet "Founder's Reserve" Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Named in honor of the distillery's founder, George Smith. It's classic Glenlivet, with a creamy and fruity character bolstered by the use of first-fill American oak to mature some of the whisky.

$10.00
Green Spot Pot Still Irish Whiskey

Produced at the Midleton Distillery. 25% aged in sherry casks, with the remainder being aged in ex bourbon casks. The name is derived from the dab of paint used to identify the barrels by age, which in the Green Spot's case is seven to eight years.

$12.00
Iwai Tradition Japanese Whisky

This malt-driven spirit is truly a reflection of contemporary Japanese whisky. Incredibly balanced, soft and layered. A blend of sherry, bourbon and wine casks with delicate hints of peat make for a harmonious whisky.

$10.00
J. Rieger & Co. Kansas City Whiskey

An amazing blend of Bourbon and Rye aged between seven and eleven years old, with a small amount of 15-year-old Oloroso Sherry added. Arguably the greatest craft spirit our staff has tasted in the last year. Incredibly soft with notes of caramel, sweet smoke, and subtle earthy and nutty flavors, bottled at 92 Proof.

$8.00
Knob Creek Limited Edition 2001 Batch #1 Bourbon

Complex oak and char notes with subtle vanilla and warm spice, this limited-edition from Batch #1 was released in late 2016, and is higher in sweet notes, vanilla and caramel than the later limited-edition Knob Creek 2001 batches that follow. Truly a rare whiskey!

$16.00
Knob Creek Ray’s Single-Barrel Reserve 9-Year-Old Bourbon #2

This is one of the last of only 180 bottles that came from a 9-year-old Single-Barrel that we chose in 2015. A massive, rich, strong Bourbon bottled at 120 Proof. HEDONISTIC!

$11.00
New Holland Ray's Pick Beer Barrel Bourbon

Sooooo smooth, from craft brewery New Holland also operates this distillery, and they finish this Bourbon in barrels that formerly held Dragon's Milk Stout beer. A gentle and malty expression bursting with vanilla and toffee flavors.

$7.00
Nikka Coffey Malt Japanese Whisky

Winner of Jim Murray's Whiskey Bible's 2017 Japanese Whisky of the Year. A soft and gentle malt whisky made in a Coffey still (this doesn't taste like coffee), a harmonious blend of dense spices, rich oak, and lemon and orange notes.

$11.00
Old Ripy Kentucky Straight Bourbon

A blend of eight to twelve year old Kentucky Bourbons, only released to eleven states. In the glass, Old Ripy has a light amber coloring. The nose is sweet with orange cream and vanilla. It also has quite a nutty side, surprisingly so. An oaky note rounds out the scent.

$15.00
Russell’s Reserve 6-Year-Old Rye

One of the most under-rated rye whiskeys in America. Tons of cinnamon spice, rich smoky grain flavors, and a beautiful sweet-charged oak finish. Master distillers Jimmy and Eddie Russell have over 90 years of experience between them, and it shows in this balanced rye from hand-selected barrels.

$10.00
Suntory Toki Blended Japanese Whisky

A soft and mellow introduction to Japanese whisky. Flavors of apricot, toasted grains and lemongrass.

$9.00
West Cork Black Reserve Irish Whiskey

A limited release of only 400 cases. Finished in double-charred Bourbon casks, with flavors of pleasant malt and deep woodiness.

$8.00
Whiskey Flight: Big Japan .5 ounce pour of each the following:

Iwai Tradition Japanese Whisky / Nikka Pure Malt Japanese Whisky / Suntory Toki Blended Japanese Whisky

$10.00
Whiskey Flight: Kentucky Cults .5 ounce pour of each the following:

Old Forester 1920 Prohibition Style Bourbon / E.H. Taylor Single-Barrel Bottled in Bond Bourbon / Knob Creek Limited Edition 2001 Batch #1 Bourbon

$15.00
Whiskey Flight: Ray’s Single-Barrel Selections .5 ounce pour of each the following:

Whistle Pig 10-Year-Old Rye Ray's Pick Single-Barrel Bourbon / New Holland Ray's Pick Beer Barrel Bourbon / Wild Turkey "Kentucky Spirit" Ray’s Pick Single-Barrel Bourbon

$13.00
WhistlePig Ray’s Pick Single-Barrel Rye Whiskey

Ray's Single-Barrel pick, and the ONLY WhistlePig Single-Barrel to come to Wisconsin. Bursting with nutmeg and clove, this is a spicy yet voluptuous rye that shows off its ten years of barrel aging with a toasty, nutty finish.

$12.00
Wild Turkey "Kentucky Spirit" Ray’s Pick Single-Barrel Bourbon

From a Single-Barrel picked by Ray's staff, only 156 bottles were made of this luscious, smooth, complex whisky. Notes of toffee, cinnamon, and cedar on the nose and the palate, this is a big and rich Bourbon Single-Barrel Bourbon bottled at 101 Proof!

$9.00
Yellowstone Select Bourbon

Just released, the creation of this whiskey was orchestrated by Paul and Steve Beam, whose family has a long history of distilling whiskey. Soft for being 93 Proof, with flavors of hazelnuts, toffee, caramel and spice, combined with light notes of citrus peel, wood and vanilla. The dark-sweet and nutty character reminiscent of candied nuts and peanut brittle is experienced with every sip.

$8.00

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