Jefferson's Ocean: Aged At Sea Voyage No.17 Bourbon
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Inspired by the original Jefferson's Ocean which was new-filled bourbon barrels, the Jefferson's Ocean: Aged at Sea takes older bourbon barrels and brings them around the world. Stopping in 5 different continents and crossing the equator 4 times, this truly is a bourbon of the world. Exceptionally hand-crafted. Ridiculously small batch.
Rowan's Creek Kentucky Bourbon WhiskeyBringing your nose to the glass and your olfactory is treated to caramel and vanilla layered on herbal and floral notes. The mouthfeel starts oily but finishes dry. On the palate you are treated to sweet caramel, vanilla, dusted in floral notes... finishing notes of oak and a lingering spiciness.
Willett Pot Still Reserve BourbonNose is "vanilla lemon cake." The palate is a balance of caramel, vanilla, spices and citrus. I'm not sure if they made the opulent bottle to match the Whiskey or vice versa.
WhistlePig Straight Rye Whiskey 10 year oldWhistlePig Straight Rye Whiskey is a 100 proof, 100 percent rye whiskey, aged for a minimum of ten years in oak barrels. The whiskey was discovered by Master Distiller Dave Pickerell, who spent over a year on an exhaustive search of North America for the best rye whiskey, and he believes that it embodies the perfect combination of proof, percent, and age -- hitting what he calls "the sweet spot" in all three categories. WhistlePig Straight Rye Whiskey is hand bottled at the WhistlePig Farm Distillery in Shoreham, Vermont.
Angel's Envy Kentucky Straight Bourbon WhiskeyGold color laced with reddish amber hues, nearly copper in tone. You'll detect notes of subtle vanilla, raisins, maple syrup and toasted nuts. Vanilla, ripe fruit, maple syrup, toast and bitter chocolate will tease your palate. Clean and lingering sweetness finish with a hint of Madeira that slowly fades.
A. Smith Bowman Distillery John J. Bowman Single Barrel Straight Bourbon WhiskeyThis bourbon whiskey has been hand selected from some of the oldest barrels in our warehouse. Each barrel rests years on end while Virginia's moderate, but ever-changing climate extracts the complex flavors from the oak and mellows the whiskey. When the time is right, these prime barrels are hand-bottled with care. This single barrel bourbon is 100 proof, but still smooth as the fall breeze. Its fragrant nose is followed by hints of toffee, leather, figs and almonds with a long dry finish. Drink straight or over ice.
Angel's Envy Rye WhiskeyFirst, notice the crystal clear quality with a rich reddish amber color. You smell citrus, caramel candy, maple sugar, vanilla oak, hazelnut, spice and sherry wood. You'll taste sweet rum sherry wood and soft oak with a finish that's both sweet and dry as well as quick and easy.
Black Saddle Bourbon Whiskey 12 year oldBlack Saddle is a whiskey bought and aged by the owner of Frank-lin as a family reserve. Black Saddle is truly the single best 12 year old bourbon in the market. This product is not made to mix and even diluted with ice. Drink straight in a snifter glass and no more than one ice cube to preserve this distilled work of art.
I.W. Harper Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 15 year oldSweeter up front with grain and corn immediately apparent, I.W. Harper Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 15-Year-Old then moves into notes of oak, raisin, caramel, spice, and vanilla. The finish leaves a long and lasting mouthfeel perfect for enjoying as bourbon the rocks, or whiskey neat to truly appreciate the full flavor profile.
Basil Hayden's Dark RyeThis blend explores the harmonious combination of 3 distinct liquid profiles for one memorable whiskey. It begins with Kentucky Rye, providing a firm base of spicy rye, rich oak, dried fruit and subtle molasses undertones to build on. Canadian Rye from our award-winning Alberta Distillery is skillfully layered in. This unique rye provides depth to the notes of dried fruit and a more viscous mouth feel than a traditional rye. It's then finished with a touch of California Port blended in directly to add complementary juicy, ripe fruit without muddying the existing wood notes. The end result is a whiskey full in flavor and still delicately nuanced. Basil Hayden's Dark Rye is always perfect sipped on the rocks as well as in a Boulevardier.
Willett Family Estate Rye Whiskey 4 year oldThe barrels that went into this small batch combined to make an amazing drinker. Nose has beautiful layering of brandied cherry over a mildly tart cherry. It opens up with time and is reminiscent of cutting into your desert with your fork which releases cinnamon and baking spices with just a hint of oak to remind you that this is high proof youthful. A robust rye with dark cherry, burnt vanilla, and spices for days. It's a delicious rye with a weighty mouthfeel. It's insanely well balanced with the alcohol so perfectly integrated at 115 proof you'll forget its there, but you'll find yourself smiling more and happier with each dram. The finish is long and the spices dominate this batch, while the cherry does punch its way through to the surface.
Duke Spirits Grand Cru Founders Reserve BourbonIn the pursuit of finding the perfect balance and expression, Duke Grand Cru Kentucky Reserve Bourbon exquisitely marries the classic and bold flavors of aged Kentucky bourbon with the finest French Oak Grand Cru wine barrels in the World. Meticulously crafted, a rare 9 yr. old selection of our Kentucky Straight bourbon then delicately rests in these barrels until a unique and graceful balance is found. Not all barrels are created equal, so our master blender has sought out the rarest and finest French Oak barrels to honor and enhance the great flavors of our aged bourbon. These barrels have gracefully aged some of the most stunning 98-100 point scoring single-vineyard California Cult Cabernets. Barrels represent a very key element to the evolution of flavor. The age, tight grains found in the French Oak, originating from centuries-old forests, and, the perfect level of toasting ultimately provides a canvas rarely explored. "If he was going to have a drink, It had better be a good one." ... John Wayne "The Duke"
David Nicholson Reserve Kentucky Straight Bourbon WhiskeyIn 1843 a grocer by the name of David Nicholson started distilling his original bourbon recipe in the private back room of his St. Louis general store on North 6th Street. Unbeknownst to its forefather, a legacy was born. Half a century his recipe had been passed down for generations. Eventually, the legendary Julian “Pappy” Van Winkle and W.L. Weller handcrafted Nicholson’s iconic “43” bourbon at the Stitzel distillery. The Van Winkles owned the brand until 2000 when it was acquired by Luxco. Still possessing the outstanding character for which it earned its original popularity in 1843, the David Nicholson legacy lives on unchanged, unfettered, and unmatched. This extra-aged-ryed bourbon has a full-bodied flavor and a distinct, spicy taste.
Legent Kentucky Straight Bourbon WhiskeyA collaboration between two whiskey legends, Fred Noe of Jim Beam and Shinji Fukuyo of Suntory. Legent is a Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey finished in wine and sherry casks. Legent transcends the broader whiskey category. It's a perfectly balanced and rounded bourbon that's also complex and layered. On your palate, it starts like a bourbon - rich, warm and oaky. Then, like a Japanese whisky, it features complex layers and a. bright, smooth, unexpectedly long finish.
Kentucky Peerless Distilling Small Batch Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey 3 year oldPeerless Straight Rye Whiskey is a well balanced Rye, bolstered by sweet tones of maple, brown sugar and light citrus sweetness. Finish with a hint of oak & no burn on the throat. Due to our carefully unique distilling process, Peerless offers a smooth taste that differs from many other Ryes. Peerless Rye is a palatable sipping Rye to be savored with friends and family.
Booker's 2019-02 Shiny Barrel BatchColor: Our darkest and deepest amber and henna color. Taste: Deep and complex flavors of vanilla, nuts and oak. Aroma: Robust vanilla and caramel notes; slightly smoky. Finish: Long and full; perfect for easygoing sipping.
Spirits of the Apocalypse The Walking Dead Kentucky Straight Bourbon WhiskeyFrom the creators of The Walking Dead comes a limited-release Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey like no other. With a light caramel nose, taste of fruit, and a smooth and spicy finish, this whiskey is crafted for the living but sought out by the dead.
WhistlePig Double Malt Straight Rye Whiskey 18 year oldDave Pickerell built WhistlePig in pursuit of crafting the world's finest and most interesting Rye Whiskeys. After years of devotion to patient aging and innovative blending, we've turned our attention to experiments with grain - in particular, the bygone practice of malting rye. Before industrial catalysts were introduced to increase efficiency, farmer distillers would malt a small portion of their rye harvest in order to access the grain's starch content and set off the fermentation process. Floral, earthy flavors imparted by malted rye would add nuance to the bold, peppery spice character of classic rye whiskey. To harness these flavors for our oldest expression of WhistlePig yet, we selected a whiskey distilled from 79% rye, 15% malted rye, and 6% malted barley. These grains form a harmony that spans the flavor spectrum, at once soft and floral, rich and savory, and full of spice. Its complexity is only heightened after 18 years in the barrel. Sweet and aromatic, with toasted oak, berries, and nutmeg nose. Elegant and spicy, mildly fruity, and pleasantly floral. Vanilla and oak notes appear with time. Wonderfully long, clean, and spicy finish.
Pinhook Rye Humor Cask StrengthProofed at 114, this straight rye whiskey's deep and dense aromas of dark chocolate, candied black licorice, and vanilla extract set the stage for robust flavors of raisins, tobacco, cinnamon stick, and sarsaparilla.
New Riff Distilling Single Barrel BourbonNew Riff Distilling’s core Bourbon expression is a genuinely high-rye, full-bodied whiskey offering savory, spicy character, bottled at Barrel Proof without Chill Filtration. Featuring a mash bill of non-GMO grains at 65% corn, 30% rye, and 5% malted barley, it represents a new riff on Kentucky’s most hallowed whiskey traditions. Aged four years in 53-gallon toasted and charred new oak barrels, there are no shortcuts taken in our production. All New Riff whiskeys are made with the full sour mash Kentucky Regimen; all carry an age statement and are always bottled without chill filtration. At New Riff, single barrel expressions are a way of life. As former Kentucky liquor retailers, we are intimately familiar with some of Kentucky’s most famed private barrel Bourbon selections ever, and we bring that experience to New Riff. A New Riff Private Barrel selection, whether for trade or private clients, offers an unparalleled experience, replete with tasting notes and an immersive process in our warehouse. Each New Riff single barrel has been tasted and approved by our production panel. Our retail and on-premise partners then select each of their private barrels themselves. In the end, you can taste a New Riff Single Barrel knowing it was fully vetted and thoroughly tasted and approved. Appearance: Extra rich, unfiltered deep amber color. Nose: Butterscotch rounding into fresh oak, with hints of vanilla and rye spice. Taste: Broad, fulsome mouthfeel, leading to a sweeter vanilla accent, before a gathering of rye spices (clove, cinnamon, mint, dark berry) into the finish. Finish: Long, rye-led finish, with brambly red-black fruits amid white pepper and clove.
Yellowstone Limited Edition Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 2019Limestone Branch Distilling Co. has impressed with its limited release bourbons over the past three years. Over this time they’ve reused, and more interestingly, re-charred the same barrels each year to finish their bourbon for their limited releases. Surprisingly, this didn’t create a miss-mash of convoluted flavors but instead created a warm and potent-tasting whiskey that were some of my favorite finished whiskeys each year they were released. In 2019, they took a different approach, and according to the company, poached some of their best 9 and 12-year-old barrels to create this year’s blend. This is a straightforward blend that presents its flavors well, is easy-drinking, but also might not necessarily blow you away. It definitely leans on the darker, heavier side of the flavor wheel with its oak, chocolate, and spice. Thankfully there are veins of sweetness throughout that provide a sudden and welcomed contrast. In any other year, this year’s Yellowstone Limited Edition would probably make more of a splash. It just comes at a time when many other blends have been hitting it out of the park (Little Book Chapter 3, Lux Row Double Barrel, and Four Roses Limited Edition Small Batch). Still, that doesn’t diminish what this release does well. It delivers a nicely constructed, and gentle overall intensity bourbon that makes it a really nice sipper. Nose : Cherry, vanilla custard, oak, and light orange citrus. Warming and pleasant, with a gentle intensity. Palate : Oak, dark chocolate, burnt caramel, dark sweet fruit, and leather. It has a soft delivery with a thin mouthfeel and tastes less than its stated proof. Finish : Spice, oak, vanilla, and cinnamon. Medium length finish that is slightly dry with a slow ramp-up of heat.
Corner Creek Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 10 year oldThe enigmatic Corner Creek brand was bottled for years at a famous little family-owned distillery in Bardstown. Recently the brand moved production to the Kentucky Artisan Distillery in Crestwood production and relaunched with this new 10-year-old expression. The source is a secret, but there's no question that Corner Creek has the connections to find some seriously delicious bourbon and this new expression is leaps and bounds ahead of the previous no-age-stated Corner Creek. They've selected their choicest stocks for this product and bottled them without chill-filtration. Even at 88 proof, this bourbon exhibits great richness and texture, wonderful depth, and a believable balance. This is the sort of bourbon that appeals to the most novice drinker (due to its approachable character) but will be interesting enough to satisfy even the most jaded bourbon nut. Please note that due to the lack of filtration you'll notice some haziness in the whiskey. This is completely normal and means your bourbon is packed with flavor. K&L is the only store in California selling this exceptional offering.
Sazerac Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey 7 year old
New Riff Distilling Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Bottled in BondThe Bottled in Bond Act of 1897 represented a watershed moment for American whiskey. For the first time, a group of Kentucky whiskey makers stood up for the quality of Bourbon, demanded an end to spurious blending and rectifying practices, and required legal protections for the best of the best. In fact, compared to international regulations governing the quality of other great aged spirits such as Scotch and Cognac, we find that America’s Bottled in Bond Act, now going on 120 years old, is no less than the highest quality standard of any country in the world. Rather than reserve Bottled In Bond for special or limited releases, it is the signature of all of our whiskey. Aside from barrel proof single barrel bottlings, ALL New Riff whiskey will be Bottled in Bond. Yet the highest quality standard in the world is not high enough for us: we are taking the standard one step further by dispensing with chill filtration to ensure that not a single molecule of flavor is sacrificed for cosmetic appearances. We are firmly grounded in Kentucky’s revered Bourbon legacy, but this is our riff. A new riff on arguably America’s greatest whiskey tradition: Bottled in Bond Without Chill Filtration.