Bourbon whiskey is a thing of beauty, one of the most popular styles of whiskies around. Famously It even survived prohibition in the United States, today theres some really great producers out there making some top bourbon. The choice of grains used to make bourbon must contain at least 51% corn. There is also no artificial colouring allowed.
Limestone Branch Distillery’s Yellowstone is a limited edition blended whiskey. Within the blend is sourced bourbon between 7 and 12 years, but it also contains 4 year old straight bourbon that was distilled at Limestone Branch. The blend was then finished in charred first-use wine casks, before being bottled at 50.5% ABV.
A quality single barrel bourbon from Kentucky Bourbon Distillers, awarded a gold medal in the 2014 Jim Murrays liquid gold awards. This comes rather wonderfully packaged, literally shaped as a pot still. A very well-balanced pot still bourbon whiskey.
A newer edition that comes at a slightly higher strength of 56.4% ABV, Wild Turkey Rare Breed Bourbon. It's made up of whiskies aged between 6 and 12 years.
A great spicy bourbon with a huge character to offer. Wild Turkey 81 Proof is an all round superstar of Kentucky Straight Bourbons. Rich coffee notes, vanilla and great spice, make this whiskey a top drink.
Starts out with great spicy, minty notes and when water is added the nose makes you want to set up a tent in the woods! Classic caramel & vanilla notes shine on the palate with light cedar & more mint notes prevailing at the end.
Old Grand-dad is a great value for money entry level Bourbon distilled at the Jim Beam distillery and named after the famed distiller Basil Hayden who also has another Jim Beam Whiskey of that name in their portfolio. A high rye mash bill gives this a slightly spicy edge.
A small batch Kentucky Bourbon that contains corn based Whiskey between 4- 20 years old from the Heaven Hill distillery and released by the Kentucky Bourbon distillers company that also produce the equally impressive Willett range of Bourbon and Rye Whiskies.
Made available in the UK in late 2016, the "absolutely yummy" Makers 46 is a slightly more spicy bourbon than the original expression. Theyve done this by cleverly searing French oak staves and inserting them to the inner sides of the barrels, reducing the tannins and gaining some extra flavour at the same time too.
Boasting textbook notes of butterscotch, caramel and vanilla its Kentucky Bourbon Distillers Cos Kentucky Vintage. An awesome small-batch bourbon presented at 90 proof (45% ABV).
Jim Beam White Label features a rather high rye content, making it quite handy for cocktails. Plenty sweetness here, which is responsible for why its such a popular choice of bourbon.
Double Oak is a newly introduced expression to the Jim Beam range. First the whiskey is filled into freshly charred American oak barrels before its transferred over to a new set of the same type of barrels to complete the maturation.
The Devils Cut from Jim Beam posseses quite an oak-y character from an interesting technique used at the distillery. They combine whiskey that has entered the staves of the cask itself, by extraction, with the original 90 Proof bourbon.
McLain & Kyne, maker of Jeffersons and known for their quintessential "Very Small Batch" bourbons, represents the quality and integrity only found in handcrafted products. Utilizing indigenous grains – corn, malted barley and rye – as well as the renowned clean, crisp limestone water of Kentucky – bourbon is the true spirit of America.
Jeffersons Ocean showcases the extra maturation and flavours given to whiskey by travelling miles over seas and up rivers on route to market, like when bourbon was first distilled in Kentucky. Jeffersons loaded a number of casks onto a ship that set off at sea, crossing the equator four times, passing five continents and over 30 different ports. Impressive huh? Extra flavour ha…
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An unusual new edition from Jefferson's - their bourbon was finished in French oak Cabernet-Sauvignon barrels from the Groth winery in Napa.
Believe it or not Hudson Baby Bourbon is the first legal pot-still whiskey produced in New york since Prohibition. Really? Thuthilltown have done a great job in bringing back a classic bourbon into New York and offering it to the rest of the world to indulge. Baby bourbon is made from 100% corn and aged in baby barrels with a capacity of only 2 gallons! Handcrafted, each of the…
A blend of a 6 year old Bourbon (mashbill from 75% corn, 20% rye, 5% barley malt) and a 10 year old Bourbon (mashbill from 60% corn, 35% rye and 5% barley malt).
A great bourbon this, aged for around 4 years at the Heaven Hill distillery. Looking for a Kentucky Straight bourbon with an approachable character? This is it.
The sweet centred Yellow label from the Four Roses distillery is their entry-level bourbon, a good well-balanced one too! Yellow Label is made up of whiskey aged between 5 and 6 years old. This bourbon has a great diversity of flavour, from honey to toasty oak spices.
Again another quality whiskey from Four Roses. This Bourbon is a small batch, only 4 casks are used in the production of each release. It received 5 stars in 2007 by Spirit Journal. Good flavours from this four roses release, a nice sweet...
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The 2014 Small Batch is here! Following on from the Four Roses 125th Anniversary Edition the previous year, this Limited Edition barrel strength bottling is a steep 55.9%. Another Impressive, highly sought after bourbon from the US.