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Bottle of Ezra Brooks Distiller's Collection in front of Lux Row Distillery

What is a Distiller’s Collection Bourbon and How is it Developed?

Bottle of Ezra Brooks Distiller's Collection in front of Lux Row Distillery

Take a look around the shelves at your favorite spirit retailer or distillery visitor center, and you’re bound to find a few bourbons labeled “Ezra Brooks Distiller’s Collection.” These bourbons are highly sought after due to their limited supplies and uniqueness.  

In this article, we discuss what exactly a “Distiller’s Collection” Bourbon is, how they are developed, and where you can get your hands on these awesome bottles that are likely never to be produced precisely the same again.  

Order Bourbon Whiskey Like a Boss

If you’re reading this, it’s fair to assume you know at least a little something about ordering bourbon or whiskey. However, no matter how much knowledge you have, it can sometimes be overwhelming when you’re suddenly faced with a 6-7 page menu of bourbons, whiskeys, and scotches. Of course, you will recognize some of them, but there are sure to be many you’ve never tried before.  

So, the next time you visit your local whiskey bar with a group of friends, avoid the anxiety by learning how to order bourbon whiskey like a boss. 

The Ezra Brooks Guide to Starting Your Own Whiskey Club

Groucho Marx famously said, “I wouldn’t want to belong to a club that would have me as a member” — but no one says no to whiskey.

Forming a club dedicated to whiskey is a fun way for you and your whiskey-loving friends to share your passion.

Old Ezra 7 Makes Whisky Advocate’s Top 20 List

When we created Old Ezra 7, we knew it was something special. Although we’re not in it for the awards, we’d be lying if we said we weren’t proud that Whisky Advocate recognized Old Ezra 7 in its Top 20 Whiskies of 2019. In fact, it ranked No. 7 — a happy coincidence considering we age the Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey in new charred oak barrels for seven years.

Ezra Brooks Kentucky Straight Bourbon, Old Ezra, and Straight Rye

Which Ezra Brooks Bourbon Are You?

Ezra Brooks Kentucky Straight Bourbon, Old Ezra, and Straight Rye

When it comes to Ezra Brooks, the question is not whether this acclaimed line of bourbons is something you’d like — but rather, which of the Ezra Brooks bourbons would you like the most?

How to Stock Your Home Bar

When you’ve got a bottle (or two) of Ezra Brooks bourbon, it may feel like that’s all you’ll ever need. But don’t discount the pleasure of owning a perfectly stocked home bar, one where all the tools and gadgets necessary to mix a cool cocktail are at the ready.

Whether you’re building your bar from scratch or supplementing the basics (and by basics, we mean that shot-glass collection you amassed in college), this is what you’ll need.