15 Damn Good Bottles Of Bourbon Under $50
If you're just starting out in the world of home bartending, just know bourbon whiskey is a staple for the home bar.
Old fashioneds, whiskey sours, and mint juleps are just a few of the classic cocktails you'll be mixing up on more than several occasions. Here is a list of recommended bottles under $50.
Please note, this is not a definitive list, and it's not ordered based on rating. There are so many more bourbon whiskies I could have noted. However, this list is comprised of most of my favorites to mix with (or even drink neat).
They are all established brands that I see used pretty frequently in cocktail bars and amongst many cocktail enthusiast friends of mine. Here ya go:
1) Buffalo Trace Bourbon
2) Bulleit Bourbon
3) Evan Williams Single Barrel // Evan Williams Black Label
4) 1792 Bourbon
5) Maker's 46
6) Four Roses Single Barrel // Four Roses Yellow Label
7) Elijah Craig Small Batch
8) Old Forester
9) Woodford Reserve (Distiller's Select)
10) Old Grand-Dad Bonded
11) Basil Hayden's
12) Knob Creek Small Batch Bourbon
13) Wild Turkey 101
14) Eagle Rare 10 Year
15) Henry McKenna 10 Year