This Wild Turkey 17 Year Old Bottled In Bond Bourbon is a very unique bourbon. The nose is just incredible, and unlike a lot of bourbons, all of those flavors continue on into the taste, and then even into the finish, where they are ultimately overcome by dryness and char. But that's actually welcome. The finish is almost cleansing, like Fernet-Branca after a large meal, getting me ready for my next sip. And that next sip could be quite a while a way, since the finish lasts a good long time.
The Bardstown Bourbon Company Château de Laubade Bourbon is one of BBC's most recent releases. It is part of their Collaborative Series, which as the name implies, utilizes barrels from other spirits to finish their whiskey. It's a 12 year old Indiana bourbon finished in Château de Laubade Armagnac barrels for 18 months.
Heaven Hill Select Stock Finished in Used Coffee Barrels is "Whiskey aged for six years then finished in Good Folks Coffee Company's Bourbon barrel aged cold brew coffee barrels for an additional two weeks."
MGP will debut Remus Repeal Reserve Series IV Straight Bourbon Whiskey in September 2020. Produced to commemorate Prohibition Repeal Day, Series IV is a limited annual release, and reaches full distribution by Prohibition Repeal Day, December 5.
Elijah Craig is purported to be the "Father of Bourbon" according to the folks at Heaven Hill Distillery. They credit him with being the first to put his whiskey into charred barrels, although the exact details are unclear. His barrels may have been burnt in a fire and used anyway, with the resultant whiskey receiving a favorable reception.
Whether you have had any of the Weller line of bourbons or not, it's likely that you have heard about them. All of the Weller bourbons are wheated bourbons. Weller Antique lost the "Old" from its label, although interestingly it is still referred to as Old Weller Antique on Buffalo Trace's website and many people still refer to it as "OWA".
Buffalo Trace Distillery continues its homage to former Distillery owner Colonel E. H. Taylor, Jr. with a special release 18 year old bourbon whiskey which is a marriage of three mashbills, two rye bourbon mashbills and one wheated bourbon mashbill.
Two local entrepreneurs, Chad Brizendine and Jake Warm, have acquired the beloved local bourbon brand O.K.I. from New Riff Distilling. O.K.I.'s first single barrel releases are set for bottling at cask strength and release in Northern Kentucky this fall, just in time for bourbon enthusiasts' busiest time of year.
Buffalo Trace Distillery is releasing what it believes to be the first authentic Kosher Whiskey, under the guidance of the Chicago Rabbinical Council (cRc-Kosher). The new whiskey is available in three styles, Kosher Rye Recipe Bourbon; Kosher Wheat Recipe Bourbon; and Kosher Straight Rye Whiskey. The three whiskies will starting shipping from Buffalo Trace after Passover ends on April 16, 2020.
Bourbon Series Continues To Release Successful Expressions BARDSTOWN, KY (March 24, 2020) – In its sixth year, the Blood Oath ultra-premium bourbon series continues to see unique expressions – Blood Oath Pact No. 6 launches this spring. The series – a…