I have had several people ask me to provide a ranking of the bourbons I have reviewed based solely on the bourbon.  Well, here are my bourbon grades.  Check out my grading scale here.

1. Four Roses 2012 Limited Edition Small Batch (A/A+)

2. Four Roses 125th Anniversary 2013 Limited Edition Small Batch (A/A-)

3. Booker’s (CO5-A-12) (A-)

3. Four Roses Single Barrel (A-)

5. Russell’s Reserve 10 Year (B+)

5. Jefferson’s 18 yr. Presidential Select (B+)

5. Maker’s Mark Cask Strength (Batch 15-03) (B+)

5. Noah’s Mill (B+)

5. Rowan’s Creek (B+)

5. Breckenridge Bourbon (B+)

5. Maker’s 46 (B+)

12. Rock Hill Farms (B+/B)

12. Wild Turkey 101 (B+/B)

14. Hooker’s House (B/B+)

15. Evan Williams Single Barrel Vintage 2003 (B)

15. Evan Williams Single Barrel Vintage 2002 (B)

15. Angel’s Envy (B)

15. Colonel E.H. Taylor Single Barrel (B)

15. Woodford Reserve (B)

15. Eagle Rare 10 Year Single Barrel (B)

15. Blanton’s Original (B)

15. Woodford Reserve Double Oaked (B)

15. Jim Beam Bonded (B)

24. Knob Creek 9 Year Single Barrel Reserve (B/B-)

24. Elmer T. Lee (B/B-)

24. Baker’s (B/B-)

24. Four Roses Small Batch (B/B-)

24. Old Grand-Dad 114 (B/B-)

29. Bulliet 10 yr. Frontier Bourbon (B-/B)

30. Basil Hayden’s (B-)

30. Buffalo Trace (B-)

30. Jim Beam Devil’s Cut (B-)

30. Elijah Craig 12 Year (B-)

30. Wild Turkey Rare Breed (B-)

30. W.L. Weller 12 Year (B-)

30. Jim Beam Signature Craft 12 Year (B-)

30. Old Hickory Great American Straight Bourbon (B-)

30. Willett Pot Still Single Barrel Family Reserve (B-)

30. Jefferson’s (B-)

40. Four Roses Yellow Label (C+/B-)

40. Old Weller Antique (C+/B-)

42. Wild Turkey 81 (C+)

42. 1792 Ridgemont Reserve Barrel Select (C+)

44. Old Forester (C/C+)

44. Jim Beam Black Label (C/C+)

44. Evan Williams 1783 (C/C+)

47. Knob Creek 9 Year Small Batch (C)

47. Old Crow Reserve (C)

47. Old Grand-Dad Bonded (C)

47. Rebel Yell (C)

47. Corner Creek Reserve (C)

47. Evan Williams Black Label (C)

47. Bulliet Frontier (C)

47. Berkshire Bourbon (C)

47. Filibuster Triple Cask (Batch 1) (C)

56.  Fighting Cock 6 Year (C-)

56. Kentucky Vintage (C-)

56. John E. Fitzgerald Larceny (C-)

56. Maker’s Mark (C-)

56. Old Crow (C-)

56. Rebel Reserve (C-)

56. Wild Turkey 80 (C-)

56. Jim Beam White Label (C-)

64. Trader Joe’s (D+)

64. Jesse James (D+)

Those are my bourbon rankings ranked solely on my tastes.  That’s the fun of bourbon, you might rank these completely different.  Which ones would you change?

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