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. These distillers gradually migrated to Kentucky, which is now the spiritual home of Bourbon. Read More »
A great idea from the folks at Wasmund's - a 2 litre new charred oak cask, two 70cl bottles of their single malt spirit and the challenge of maturing your own 'whisky'. It'll pick up flavour quickly in a barrel this small so it's perfect for experimentation.
A limited edition of Jack Daniel's bottled in honour of the birthday of Angelo Lucchesi, the first JD salesman. He started back with the company in 1953 and turned 90 on Christmas Eve 2010 - top work, sir.
A special edition from Jack Daniel's, celebrating one of the whiskey's biggest fans - Frank Sinatra. For over 50 years JD was a firm favourite of Ol' Blue Eyes, regularly appearing in his hand as a tipple of choice. This release is not only bottled at a stronger 45%, but is also partly matured in 'Sinatra barrels', grooved on the inside to allow more wood/spirit interaction, developing deeper and more intense flavour.
An old bottling of Wild Turkey at 43.4%. It's rare to see the brand bottled at less than their standard '101 proof' (50.5%). We estimate this bottle dates from the 1980s and was released for the UK market, being imported by Atkinson Baldwin.