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 2001 vintage wheat-based bourbon from Buffalo Trace bottled as part of their Experimental Collection. A marriage of 2 barrels left to mature for 11 years and 7 months and bottled at 45% after losing 64% of the casks' volume to evaporation.
A 2001 vintage wheat-based bourbon from Buffalo Trace bottled as part of their Experimental Collection. A marriage of 2 barrels left to mature for 11 years and 7 months and bottled at 45% after losing 62% of the casks' volume to evaporation.
A set of three half bottles of white dog (unmatured whiskey) show-casing Buffalo Trace's 3 main spirit recipes. Along with the already released Mash #1 there is also Wheated Mash, used to make WL Weller and Pappy Van Winkle, and Rye Mash, used to make Sazerac. An interesting insight into the development of whiskey in the cask and an increasingly popular cocktail ingredient.
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.
Wild Turkey Forgiven is a blend of 78% 6 year old bourbon and 22% 4 year old rye whiskies. Apparently initially produced due to a mix-up at the distillery, the result was so good they decided to release it.
A litre bottle of the twelfth in Jack Daniel's Scenes from Lynchburg series, and has a lovely picture of an old fire engine on the front. As with other bottlings in this series, this has been released at the slightly higher strength of 43%.
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...
Part of the first set of releases of Four Roses's Limited Edition Single Barrel from 2014. 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 47-1D and is bottled at 53.9%.