By: kclarksville (3) 08/26/2013Cheers!(0)
This bourbon has rich nutty notes and pleasantly sweet but not over the hill. It has a complex taste that lingers around for a while. I also vaguely smell tobacco and raisins after taking a sip. Good and enjoyable whisky, I wish it was little cheaper.
By: NeatPour (111) 8/17/2013Cheers!(0)
I was excited to try this and maybe I set my expectations too high.... This a straight forward well executed bourbon with a nice moderate classic bourbon spicy body, no char, and a very smooth lingering finish. The hype and attraction with this one is how easy and drinkable it is. If you are looking for something with a lot going on this isn't your guy. If you want a buffalo trace smoothness with a better more spicy bourbon like body this is your guy. An everyday bourbon and certainly a safe one for friends.
By: flintquatch (96) 5/18/2013Cheers!(0)
A quality bourbon. Fine enough for sipping and an overall respectable spirit
By: predsfan89 (5) 05/12/2013Cheers!(0)
Not a bad bourbon at all. There are a few I prefer but you cant go wrong here
By: Allan (101) 4/24/2013Cheers!(0)
Bought this on a recommendation at the store and had my doubts. Boy was I wrong. This bourbon has a rare combination of extreme smoothness and flavors. Stands up well in an Old Fashioned but will not disappoint neat.
By: joelbarrett (58) 03/22/2013Cheers!(0)
Delta serves this on the flights, if you ask nicely. Better than anything else theyve got.
Its a very good bourbon - very smooth.
By: TimeToGoHome (32) 12/22/2012Cheers!(0)
Straight the aroma is very complex. It starts out a little less complex in taste and finishes with a long pleasant burn. With water the aromas weaken but the taste becomes a little more oaky.
By: bdehoog (73) 11/20/2012Cheers!(0)
Caramel toffee vanilla candy. good intensity of flavor and alcohol. great with just a splash of cold water.
By: tequilaguy (15) 11/16/2012Cheers!(0)
Best Bourbon ive ever had!! Smooth going down and the FLAVOR! So much flavot! Was not expecting that from this, tried it neat and mixed with with ginger ale... both were exceptional! Price is a little high, but worth it!
By: scalihan (26) 11/11/2012Cheers!(0)
Very good sipper. Get the Double Oaked if you can, tho. I little higher price, but well worth it. This is def a top shelf bourbon.
By: ProfessorCocktail (49) 9/29/2012Cheers!(0)
Opens up to a gorgeous, sweet, fruity aroma -- this is a wonderful smelling bourbon. The taste is oaky and nutty, well rounded and dry rather than sweet. It starts off smooth, but then kicks in with a long, spicy finish. A very interesting bourbon. Definitely worth exploring further.
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By: ohio_outlaw (9) 9/14/2012Cheers!(0)
This was a gift and what got me into bourbon. Before I only had Maker's Mark and was surprised by this. Perfect balance of flavors and chewiness. Drink this neat.
By: don2469 (5) 1/4/2012Cheers!(0)
I am not a big time bourbon drinker, but I cannot see where WR gets such high praises, It doesn't seem to be any better or less than Knob Creek or Buffalo Trace... So all in all, which ever ones on sale would be your best bet as far as price goes. To each his/her own, Cheers my friends..
By: 11Johnathan11 (12) 11/26/2011Cheers!(0)
Outstanding bourbon! This is a great sipping bourbon. I have yet to find one better. When I first started sipping bourbons I thought it was a little peppery. Now that I've been trying lots of them. I believe this may be the best.
By: bourbob (24) 09/27/2011Cheers!(0)
One of the better bourbons out there
By: TheSippingLife (112) 4/27/2011Cheers!(0)
Until recently WR was my high sub-$30 bourbon high watermark. While that has changed, it's still one of the recommended buys in the price range. Personally, I think it is head and shoulders above Maker's Mark, though it is bested by Buffalo Trace. I will say that my bottle started very strong taste-wise, but waned over time. I don't think it developed well the further I got into it. Nonetheless, even in a diminished state it's better than most of the available field. This one makes me anxious to try the higher end WR models.
By: laflavor (13) 04/02/2011Cheers!(0)
Let me start by saying the finest manhattan I ever had was woodford. I bought a bottle for sipping and was disappointed. Its smooth and subtle...no single flavor jumps out. It likely is more sophisticated than I, so I wouldnt recommend it for the novice or casual drinker.
By: ChrisCarlsson (328) 8/28/2010Cheers!(0)
If you tend towards Makers Mark style whiskey you will like this one. Relatively straightforward and a touch more rounded or complex (rye influence) than Makers Mark. A solid value for the money.
By: bpbeam (8) 7/6/2010Cheers!(0)
Honestly, not much different than Beam in my opinion. Again, I like it enough to mix.
By: amandak13 (11) 4/1/2009Cheers!(0)
Recipe for a Lazy Mans Mint Julep
Muddle fresh mint and lime juice in a highball glass. Fill glass with crushed ice. Add 1 1/2 part Woodford Reserve, 1/2 part Cointreau, top with a splash or two of Sprite or 7-up. Stir and serve. The soda makes up for the lack of a traditional mint simple syrup. Easy take on a classic Kentucky Derby drink!