Bourbon is an American Whiskey produced mainly in Kentucky, although there are notable bourbons from other US states. Bourbon has been a part of American culture since the late 18th century, when poor farmers in Maryland and Pennsylvania began distilling their excess grain crops. Read More »
Stagg Jr shares many characteristics with its older brother George T Stagg. It's big, bold and high strength, but younger and more accessible. The first batch has been aged for between 8 and 9 years with a perfect balance of sweet and spicy flavours.
The classic Maker's Mark topped with a double dipping of red and white wax. One of their many special edition 'waxings' we think this one is in hnour of the Alabama State Prde 2009 National Championship...
A single recipe is selected, by Master Distiller Jim Rutledge, from the 10 that are used to make Four Roses whiskeys. This is then bottled at barrel strength and released as Four Roses's Limited Edition Single Barrel.
Another release of Four Roses's Limited Edition Single Barrel from 2013. The recipe used to create this is selected by Master Distiller Jim Rutledge from the 10 recipes that go into their whiskeys. This edition is batch number 3-4P and bottled at 63.4%.
A very special small batch made up of selected casks distilled using three of Four Roses' ten bourbon 'recipes', with this 2013 edition marking the distillery's 125th anniversary. The whiskies used for this limited edition have been aged between 13 and 18 years old and bottled at full cask strength. John Hansell, Whisky Advocate: 97 Points
Please note this is limited to one bottle per customer.
The Buffalo Trace Single Oak Project is one of the most ambitious releases of whiskey that we've ever seen. 192 different whiskies each made by varying 7 of the elements of the recipe to give a range that shows the effect of each factor: Where in the tree the barrel wood comes from; thickness of wood grain; stave seasoning time; level of char; mash bill; barrel filling proof; and position in the warehouse.
The fourth in Woodford Reserve's Masters Collection, Seasoned Oak Finish has been finished in barrels that have been seasoned (ie left outside) for three to five years (rather than the usual three to five months). This process of seasoning changes the wood by reducing tannins and ultimately creates a new range of flavour compounds, and the resulting whisky is proclaimed by Woodford to be their 'most robust whiskey yet'.