Whiskey Dreams – Michters US 1 Small Batch

You can’t go wrong with a bottle of Michters US 1 Small Batch bourbon. It is a solid choice that earns a very solid score of 79/100. If it weren’t for the little bit of burn that this bourbon brings with it, the spice and smoothness would likely up the score by 4 or 5 points.

As it is, it is a good, easy sipping bourbon, especially if you are able to find it near the $40 mark.

Pros

  • Sweet and smooth opening.
  • Great mouth feel.
  • Finished with spice and a little heat.

Cons:

  • First sip burns a little more than its 80 proof should.
  • Prices vary from $40 to $65 depending on local demand.
BottleScorePrice
Bib & Tucker91$75 / 750ml
Angels Envy90$65 / 750ml
Old Forester 187080$55 / 750ml
Old Forester 189779$55 / 750ml
Michters US 1 Small Batch79$45 / 750ml
Yellowstone78$35 / 750ml
Basil Hayden's75$35 / 750ml
Eagle Rare 10 Year Old Bourbon75$35 / 750ml
Hirsch Small Batch74$35 / 750ml
Proper Twelve71$30 / 750ml
Teeling Whiskey70$50 / 750ml
Cruzan No. 9 Spiced Rum67$20 / 750ml
Four Roses Small Batch66$30 / 750ml
Beer Barrel Bourbon66$35 / 750ml
Gentleman Jack65$35 / 750ml
Kraken Rum64$25 / 750ml
Jefferson60$25/ 750ml
Elijah Craig57$27 / 750ml
Buffalo Trace55$25 / 750ml
Jack Daniels`51$25 / 750ml
Widow Jane45$70 / 750ml
Redemption40$30 / 750ml
Woodford Reserve30$13 / 50ml
Winchester Extra Smooth15$23 / 750ml
Jack Daniels Tennessee Honey10$20 / 750ml
Hill Billy9$20 / 750ml
Fireball5$18 / 750ml

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