October’s Best Of Bourbon – The Top Five Releases, Recipes, and More

Here at The Bourbon Review, we’re taking the first of each month to look back at the last. In order of views, here are our top posts from the month of October.

1. Michter’s Announces First Bottling of 25-Year Bourbon Since 2008

In early October, Michter’s and their Master Distiller Pamela Heilmann approved the first release of Michter’s 25-Year Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey in almost a decade. The 116.2 proof handpicked release is available this month in 750 ml bottles at an MSRP of $800.

2. 6 Bourbon Whiskey Quotes You Need to Read

From Hemingway to Jackson, this piece lists famous quotes from the whiskey loving drinks. Words to live by can be words to drink by. “Always drink whiskey with you gun hand, to show friendly intention,” – Scottish Klondiker’s Proverb




3. 6 Bourbon and Halloween Candy Pairings to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Feed your inner child with these Bourbon and Halloween Candy pairings! The list features Wild Turkey 101 (paired with  Reese’s Cups) and Buffalo Trace (paired with Kit Kats), so wait till your kids go to sleep and steal all their candy.


4. The Van Winkle Collection Set to Arrive in November

Arguably the biggest release of the year, its no suprise that news about the latest Pappy made it into our top 5 this month. While they may not have released their rye in stores this year, there are still plenty of bottles for Bourbon lovers to lust over, from Pappy 15 to 23. The official release date is today – did you get your bottle?




5. Larceny Bourbon Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Pumpkin is everything this time of year, and Bourbon is everything every time of year. We have the best blend of both to finish out your fall.