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Below is a breakdown of all the liquors we have tried and our reviews of them.  Our ranking system is pretty simple.  We will normally pick one or two of the below options for each liquor.

  • Buy – This is a liquor we would gladly buy for our own personal collections
  • Gift – This is a liquor that we wouldn’t have a problem giving as a gift for another (i.e. a white elephant, birthday, party, etc.)
  • Pass – This is a liquor that we would take a pass on if we had the option

1792 Full Proof Bourbon

JasonBuy / Gift
MarcusGift
MikeGift
TimGift

2017 Cask Mates Tournament

(Great American Beer Edition)

2017 Cask Mates Tournament Results
2017 Great American Beer Tournament Results

2018 Cask Mates Tournament

(Texas Craft Beer Edition)

2018 Texas Craft Beer Tournament Results
2018 Texas Craft Beer Tournament Results

2018 Cinco de Mayo Tournament

(Mexican Beer Edition)


Angel’s Envy Bourbon

JasonBuy / Gift
MarcusGift
MikeGift
TimGift

Angel’s Envy Rye Whiskey

AnthonyGift
JasonBuy / Gift
MarcusGift
MikePass
RicoBuy / Gift
TimBuy / Gift

Auchentoshan Scotch

AmberBuy / Gift
JasonBuy / Gift
MarcusBuy / Gift
MarissaBuy / Gift
MikeGift
TimBuy / Gift

Banks Golden Age 7 Rum

JasonPass
MarissaPass
MikePass

Basil Hayden’s Whiskey

AnthonyPass
JasonPass
MaleekPass
MarcusBuy / Gift
MikeGift

Blanton’s Bourbon

AnthonyBuy / Gift
JasonBuy 2 bottles!
MaleekGift
MarissaBuy / Gift
MikeBuy
TimBuy / Gift

Bombay Sapphire East Gin

AnthonyBuy / Gift
JasonBuy / Gift
MarcusBuy / Gift
MarissaGift
MikeBuy / Gift

Breckenridge Bourbon

AnthonyPass
JasonBuy / Gift
MarcusGift
MarissaGift
MikeBuy / Gift
TimGift

Bruichladdich The Classic Laddie

AhmedGift
AmberPass
AnthonyGift
JasonBuy / Gift
MikeBuy / Gift

Bulleit Bourbon

JasonBuy / Gift
MarissaBuy / Gift
AnthonyPass
AmberPass
TimBuy / Gift
MikeBuy / Gift

Bushmills’ Red Bush Whiskey

AnthonyPass
JasonGift
MaleekPass
MarcusPass
MikePass

Buffalo Trace Bourbon

AnthonyGift
JasonBuy / Gift
MarissaGift
MikeBuy / Gift
TimBuy / Gift

Crown Royal Whiskey

AnthonyBuy / Gift
JasonBuy / Gift
MaleekBuy / Gift
MarissaGift
MikeBuy / Gift

Deep Eddy Vodka

AmberBuy / Gift
AnthonyBuy / Gift
JasonBuy / Gift
MarcusBuy / Gift
MarissaBuy / Gift
MikeBuy / Gift
TimBuy / Gift

Eagle Rare 10 Year Bourbon

AnthonyGift
JasonBuy / Gift
MarcusBuy / Gift
MarissaPass
MikeBuy / Gift
MistyBuy / Gift
TimBuy / Gift

Elijah Craig Bourbon

AnthonyGift
JasonBuy / Gift
MarissaGift
MikeBuy / Gift
TimBuy / Gift

Elmer T Lee Single Barrel Bourbon

JasonPass
MaleekPass
MarissaPass
MikePass

Evan Williams Single Barrel Bourbon

AmberGift
JasonBuy / Gift
MaleekGift
MarcusGift
MarissaPass
MikeGift

Expresiones Del Corazón Tequila

Artisanal Edition Blanco

JasonBuy / Gift
MarcusBuy / Gift
MarissaGift
MikeGift
TimGift

Old Rip Van Winkle Anejo

JasonBuy / Gift
MarcusBuy / Gift
MarissaGift
MikeGift
TimGift

Exotico Reposado Tequila

AmberBuy / Gift
AnthonyBuy / Gift
JasonBuy / Gift
MarissaBuy / Gift
MikeBuy / Gift

Four Roses Bourbon

AnthonyPass
JasonGift
MaleekPass
MarissaPass
MikeGift
TimGift

Garrison Brothers Cowboy Bourbon

AndreaBuy / Gift
AnthonyBuy
JasonBuy
J.D.Buy / Gift
MikeBuy

Garrison Brothers Honey Dew Bourbon

AhmedPass
JasonBuy
MikeGift
SeanBuy
TimBuy

Glenmorangie Nectar D’or Scotch

AhmedGift
JasonGift
MarissaPass
MikePass
SeanGift
TimBuy

Green Spot Chateau Montelena Whiskey

AnthonyGift
JasonBuy / Gift
MarcusBuy / Gift
MarissaPass
MikeGift
MistyGift
TimBuy / Gift

Herman Marshall Bourbon

AmberGift
JasonBuy / Gift
MarcusBuy / Gift
MarissaGift
MikeBuy / Gift
TimBuy / Gift

Henry McKenna Single Barrel Bourbon

AmberPass
AnthonyPass
JasonBuy / Gift
MarissaGift
MikeGift

High West American Prairie

AnthonyGift
JasonBuy / Gift
MarissaGift
MikeGift
TimGift

Highland Park Valkyrie Scotch

JasonPass
MarissaPass
MikePass

Huber Brandy

AmberPass
AnthonyPass
JasonPass
MaleekPass
MikePass

Jameson Black Barrel Irish Whiskey

JasonBuy / Gift
MarcusBuy / Gift
MarissaGift
MaleekPass
MikeBuy / Gift

Jameson Caskmates Irish Whiskey

Stout Edition

AmberPass
JasonBuy / Gift
MarcusGift
MarissaGift
MikeGift

IPA Edition

AmberBuy / Gift
JasonBuy / Gift
MarcusBuy / Gift
MarissaGift
MikePass

John J. Bowman Bourbon

AnthonyPass
JasonGift
MarissaPass
MikePass
TimGift

Knob Creek Single Barrel

AnthonyGift
JasonBuy / Gift
MaleekGift
MikeBuy / Gift

Larceny Bourbon

AmberPass
AnthonyPass
JasonBuy / Gift
MarcusGift
MarissaPass
MikeGift
TimBuy / Gift

Longbranch Bourbon

AmberPass
AnthonyPass
JasonPass
MarissaPass
MaleekPass
MikePass

Maker’s 46 Bourbon

AmberPass
AnthonyPass
JasonPass
MarcusBuy / Gift
MarissaPass
MikeGift

Mexican Independence Day Tequila Flight

Below is the final ranking of the tequila’s that we tried after tallying everyone’s ranking.

1. El Espolòn Blanco
2. Sol de Oaxaca Reposado
3. Sauza Tres Generaciones Añejo
4. Exotico Reposado
5. Corazòn de Agave Blanco

Michter’s Single Barrell Rye Whiskey

JasonBuy / Gift
MarcusGift
MarissaBuy
MikeBuy / Gift
TimGift

Northside Bourbon

AhmedPass
JasonBuy
MikeGift
SeanBuy
TimBuy

Ocean Vodka

JasonBuy / Gift
MarissaBuy / Gift
MaleekBuy / Gift
MikeBuy / Gift

Old Forester 1920 Prohibition Style Bourbon

AmberBuy / Gift
AnthonyGift
JasonBuy / Gift
MarissaPass
MikeBuy / Gift
TimBuy / Gift

Old Grand-Dad Bourbon

Bonded

AnthonyBuy
JasonGift
MikeBuy
MarissaPass
MistyGift

114

AnthonyPass
JasonBuy
MikeGift
MarissaGift
MistyGift

Proper No. Twelve Whiskey

AhmedPass
AnthonyPass
JasonPass
MarcusPass
MarissaPass
MikePass
MistyPass
TimPass

Redbreast 12 Year Cask Strength Whiskey

AhmedGift
JasonBuy / Gift
MarcusBuy / Gift
MarissaGift
MikeGift
SeanBuy / Gift

Redbreast Lustau Edition Irish Whiskey

JasonPass
MarcusGift
MarissaGift
MaleekGift
MikeGift

R.L. Seale’s Rum

AnthonyPass
JasonPass
MarissaGift
MaleekPass
MikePass
TimGift

Ron Zacapa 23 Year Rum

AnthonyBuy / Gift
JasonBuy / Gift
MarcusBuy / Gift
MikeGift
TimBuy / Gift

Ron Zacapa Edición Negra Rum

AnthonyBuy / Gift
JasonBuy / Gift
MarcusBuy / Gift
MikeBuy / Pass
RicoGift
TimBuy / Gift

Rowan’s Creek Bourbon

AnthonyPass
JasonBuy (only as a mixer)
MarissaPass
MikeBuy / Gift
TimBuy / Gift

Suntory Toki Whisky

AmberBuy
AnthonyPass
JasonBuy / Gift
MarcusBuy / Gift
MarissaGift
MikeBuy / Gift
TimBuy / Gift

Tears of Llorona Tequila

JasonBuy
MaleekPass
MarcusBuy
MarissaPass (only because of price)
MikeBuy (only if it was part of a group purchase)

Treaty Oak Waterloo Antique Gin

AmberBuy / Gift
AnthonyBuy / Gift
JasonBuy / Gift
MaleekGift
MarissaBuy / Gift
MikeGift

Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey

Green Label

JasonBuy / Gift
MarissaBuy / Gift
MikeBuy / Gift
TimBuy / Gift

12 Year

JasonBuy / Gift
MarissaPass
MikePass
TimGift

15 Year

JasonPass
MarissaPass
MikePass
TimGift

18 Year

JasonBuy / Gift
MarissaBuy
MikeBuy
TimBuy

Two Stars Bourbon

JasonGift
MarcusGift
MarissaGift
MikeGift

TX Whiskey

JasonBuy / Gift
MarissaGift
MikeBuy / Gift

Weller Wheated Bourbon

Special Reserve

AmberBuy / Gift
AnthonyPass
JasonGift
MaleekGift
MarissaPass
MikePass

12 Year

AmberPass
AnthonyPass
JasonBuy / Gift
MaleekPass
MarissaPass
MikeGift

Antique 107

AmberPass
AnthonyPass
JasonBuy / Gift
MaleekPass
MarissaPass
MikePass

White Walker Scotch

AnthonyGift
JasonBuy
MaleekPass
MarcusBuy
MikeGift
MarissaGift
MistyBuy / Gift
TimGift

Willett Pot Still Reserve Bourbon

AnthonyBuy / Gift
JasonBuy / Gift
MarcusGift
MarissaPass
MikePass

Woodford Reserve Bourbon

AmberGift
AnthonyPass
JasonBuy / Gift
MarcusBuy / Gift
MarissaGift
MikeGift

Zaya Gran Reserva Rum

AnthonyPass
JasonBuy / Gift
MarcusBuy / Gift
MarissaPass
MikeGift