We (blindly) sampled 15 Colorado whiskeys to give you the goods on our state's best for "Top Shelf," our February story on the state's distilleries. Here we offer expanded—and sometimes messy—notes for our panel's top picks. (Hey, you try writing neatly after 15 whiskeys.)
Spring44 Straight Bourbon, $40
Straight Bourbon from Loveland’s Spring44 delivers a rich mouthful of caramel and nutty sweetness with every sip.