The Cartel Hour
The Cartel Hour
Mar 11, 2020
Cartel Hour by Cask Cartel 1: Bourbon v. Rye Across The US
Play • 1 hr 28 min

On this episode we are doing bourbon vs. rye whiskeys, two different types we are going to go head to head from 5 different domestic distilleries from 5 states: Wyoming Whiskey Co. (WY), A.D. Laws (CO), 13th Colony (GA), Lost Republic (CA), Colonel EH Taylor from the famous whiskey producing region of (KY). We’ll talk about what makes a bourbon vs a rye, what bottled in bond means, the difference between producing and manufacturing whiskey (there is a big difference), and we’ll give you all of our tasting notes so you can find your next favorite bottle and taste along.


Click on any of the following links to purchase the spirits. Here is a full list of what we drank:


Wyoming Whiskey Co. Bourbon


Wyoming Whiskey Co.Outryder American Whiskey


A.D. Laws Four Grain Bourbon


A.D. Laws Four Grain Secale Rye


A.D. Laws Four Grain Bottled-in-Bond Bourbon


13th Colony Bourbon


13th Colony Rye


Colonel E.H. Taylor Bottled-in-Bond Small Batch Bourbon


Colonel E.H. Taylor Bottled-in-Bond Straight Rye


Lost Republic Bourbon


Lost Republic Cask Strength Bourbon


Lost Republic Rye


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And speaking of those live tastings, for those living in or visiting the Los Angeles area that truly are intrigued, if you’re interested in drinking along with us, we would love to have you to come enjoy and evening at the Infusery to drink through a carefully selected assortment of spirits. We offer custom flights and have a robust library of over 700+ spirits to choose from. And you get to drink with Seth and I, pick our brains, learn a ton, and generally have a blast. Visit for more information.


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Thank you everyone for listening and remember to drink responsibly, and in good company.


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