Whiskey Review: Jim Beam Devil’s Cut Bourbon and Clyde May’s Alabama Style Whiskey Special Reserve

Today we taste and review Jim Beam Devil’s Cut Bourbon and Clyde May’s Alabama Style Whiskey Special Reserve.

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Whisky Review: Benromach 10 Year Old and Octomore Masterclass 08.1

Today we taste and review Benromach 10 Year Old and Octomore Masterclass 08.1 Single Malt Scotch.

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Comments

Craig Yancey says:

There’s a Seinfeld episode where the old people are racing in the scooter’s! lmao

Adam Albrec says:

You mean the Rascal chase in the Jack Ass Movie??

David Townsend says:

Awesome review guys. Definitely appreciated the commentary on “expert” wine tasting. In that same tasting where they made the one wine objectively worse they also had the same wine twice and the people tasting the same wine in two different glasses gave it completely different reviews. Kinda makes you think twice about buying that expensive Cabernet that wine advocate gave 93 points to.

tyler weinstein says:

You guys rock! I love the way you guys just described recall biases. Could not have been more spot on. Great videos as always. Keep up the magnificents!

Andy Mueller says:

YES!! Been waiting for this one for a long time!

JC Fernandez says:

First and a half

Joe King says:

You got to explain the medallion.

Steve M says:

Time to do review on Ardbeg Uigeadahl. Its liquid beef stroganoff among many other amazing things

DracoRogue1218 says:

I was legit one second away from making the ET comment when you said it in episode

Daniel Brower says:

I tried that Clyde Mays Alabama Style……after living in Alabama for 7yrs, I’m trying to figure out why apples became the flavor they decided to go for in the whiskey. Apples not exactly being the first fruit that comes to mind when I think of Alabama.

I remember a long time ago asking if any whiskies were adding fruit during the aging process, and now I have my answer

Jeffery E Petrone says:

Gollasaint when?

Daniel Vermaas says:

Autinappelcidervault.

Eric Bailey says:

I’ve said it before, I honestly believe that we are probably drinking the best whisky ever produced during this time period.

Christina Zirpoli says:

4th

Neon Lemmy Koopa says:

9th

gaston1710 says:

No hobbits in GoT Rex. How would you expect Daniel to relate.

DracoRogue1218 says:

Wait …
Cinnamon=Homy
Apple=Sweetness
So
Apple-Cinnamon Alabama Whiskey
Is
Sweet Home Alabama

Aaron Richardson says:

I do like cinnamon apples, but I don’t get Apple cider on the Clyde May’s. I got straight banana bread from it

Rod Nixon says:

Clyde May’s and Eggnog?

Joe King says:

Come on you magnificent bastards, where’s my donation LOL I need some whiskey donated to me to. I’ll review it for you if you need me too but dang. Seriously though do you guys have any videos on glenfarclas specifically the Vintage releases. Right now they’re releasing 1980s and I am considering purchasing a 1986 for my wife though it’s going to cost me $500

Ethan Orians says:

Reeses is the best! Pieces however, you sir have a problem.

Geoff Gaebe says:

I think some of my favorite Rex & Daniel moments are when one of the two of you absolutely loses his sh*t, and the giggle loop takes the other one out.

Thomas Elmer says:

Way to Go Chad!

Alejandro Russo says:

@Rex & Daniel: How do you keep the 700+ open bottles in the vault from oxidizing?

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