Thick slabs of smoked bacon, tiny curls of cedar wood shavings, bitter chocolate pastilles and Georgia peach preserves wash over the palate in rapid succession. Subtle notes of open fire cooked cornbread dusted in zesty chili powder give way to crumbles of dehydrated oranges. Hints of salty crushed minerals and delicious lemon curd round out this bourbon.
Distilled and aged in Tennessee and Indiana
Crafted and bottled in Kentucky
Selection of 5 and 8-year-old barrels
Aged in American white oak barrels
113 proof cask strength bottling
Mash bill: corn, rye (high and low), malted barley
Appearance: Shimmering mahogany at the core encompassed by layers of polished gold leaf.
Nose: Roasted almond, white tobacco flowers, and cracklings flow into droplets of brown butter, new saddle leather, and citrus zest.
Palate: Cavendish pipe tobacco, spicy cornbread with raw honey cream, thick lemon curd, and dry straw.
Finish: Tangy wood smoke, raw honey syrup, and blood orange.
With a few drops of limestone water:
This exquisite liquescent has the texture of Italian roast coffee with silky foamed milk. Further sips reveal the flavor of steamed corn on the cob dripping with melting butter that dissolves into lemon zest and leather.